Table 2: Local management strategies for shea trees by farming households in Amuria district, eastern Uganda.

Local management strategies for shea trees% response

Raised them deliberately on farm97.50
Allowed natural regeneration on farm92.50
Discouraging other people from cutting down90.00
Ploughing around and weeding88.75
Protected from pests and diseases50.00
Staking young trees from destruction by livestock30.00
Planted on farm boundaries18.75