Daniel Waiswa is a multi-skilled professional natural resource management specialist. He is a holder of a Ph.D. in Forest Biometrics and Geomatics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in USA, Master of Science in Computer Science and Bachelor of Science in Forestry from Makerere University in Uganda among other qualifications. Since 2000, Daniel has been employed as a Lecturer at Makerere University. He has also been engaged in several research, consultancy and outreach assignments in both natural and social sciences. Daniel works with the Uganda Forestry Resources and Institutions Center (UFRIC), Makerere University under the International Forestry Resources and Institutions (IFRI) Program where the focus is on monitoring forestry resources and institutions, even in mountainous areas. Daniel has also been involved in executing a vulnerability impact assessment in mountainous areas of Uganda under the Ecosystem-Based Adaptation (EBA) approach. Research interests include land use land cover dynamics, deforestation, climate change modelling, mitigation and adaptation, and sustainable management of natural resources in the face of increasing livelihood demands.
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