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Wakiso, Uganda

Buyege is a community located in a rural area near Lake Victoria. Traditional activities include fishing and farming but as fish stocks in the lake have been depleted many in the community are looking for other livelihood activities. Agriculture and small agricultural businesses are common livelihood activities. Buyege is in relatively close proximity to the capital, Kampala, and migration pressure on youth is high.

Region: Wakiso, Uganda

Population: 1,500

Ethnic Background: Ganda (Bantu ethnic/language group)

Main Livelihoods: Fishing, agriculture, timber and charcoal production

Forest Dependency: High

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