Environment and Energy

Uganda’s National Development Plan 2010/2015 recognises the importance of adopting sustainable patterns of living that meet the needs of the present without compromising those of future generations. UNDP is collaborating with Government and other stakeholders to reduce land degradation, conserve biodiversity, minimise and adapt to climate change, and, promote safe use of chemicals and chemical waste.

Our Goals

We are supporting the sustainable and renewable use of resources, helping conserve the various forms of biodiversity as well as help national and sub-national policy makers to integrate environment issues into their plans, policies and programmes.more

Supporting renewable and sustainable energy access

The Bujagali Dam (pictured), a 250-megawatt power-generating facility, is Uganda's first private hydroelectric power project. Following Uganda's selection as one of the sustainable energy for all (SE4All) fast mover countries, UNDP is supporting the government of Uganda to develop a country support project to facilitate stakeholder coordination and mobilisation, technical assistance towards energy access, energy efficiency and renewable energy; and strengthening accountability, monitoring and reporting (Photo: UNDP Uganda)

Our Stories

  • On the left, Robert Wangoda, displays Masaba integrated Beekeepers’ products which are stored in their offices in Budadiri Town Council offices while on the right, Wangoda stands beside one of the group’s various bee hives in Bumumulo Sub County, Zesui Parish in Sironko District. (Photo Credit: Monica Kyeyune, UNDP Uganda - EBA Project).

    Bee-keeping saving the environment in Sironko

    SIRONKO - Five years ago, protecting the beautiful mountain lands he grew up on was not 35-year old Rogers Wangoda’s priority. Despite the fact that theymore

Projects and Initiatives

SWITCH Africa Green: Promoting inclusive and sustainable economic development

Achieving sustainable development requires adoption of consumption and production patterns that protect and conserve the environment and other natural resources, while also generating growth, creating decent jobs and reducing poverty. more

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