NOTE: Currently, users can only search for tree species in Uganda and Kenya, other countries to be added soon..
On the major use screen, Five categories are provided namely Wood use, Human consumption, Animal use Environmental use and finally other uses. There are more categories under each major category. When a use drills down to the specific use screen and taps on any specific use, a list of suitable tree species will be listed by their taxonomy names.
The tree species locator was developed through funding by DFID (https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-international-development) to the IUCN (http://www.iucn.org/) project on ‘FILLING KNOWLEDGE GAPS ON THE RESTORATION OF DEGRADED SMALLHOLDER LANDSCAPE MOSAICS’, funding was provided by IUCN to ICRAF (http://worldagroforestry.org/) to develop a semi offline mobile phone applications based on the vegetationmap4africa that would enable user to locate suitable tree species for conservation purposes.
Image Tiles and database were been provided by (http://vegetationmap4africa.org/)
Icons used have been downloaded from (https://icons8.com)