KAMPALA - Uganda’s weather reporting is destined to become one of the best in the East African region after the installation of a network of five all-in-one Total Solutions Automatic Weather Stations (TSAWS).
When Justine Badaru a 38 year old, resident of Kijogoro Parish, Miirya Sub County, Masindi district lost her husband to an HIV/AIDs-related illness, she was left with no independent source of livelihood.
Six years ago, Rosemary Arenger, 28 was in bad shape.“I was a drunkard and too poor to help myself and my family. My husband was a cattle rustler. He never lived with us very much as he was always away from home on raiding trips. He was very violent and very often beat me up.
The portfolio review, is an annual exercise carried out by the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED) to assess the impact of UNDP’s support across the various sectors of the economy, take stock of lessons learned and identify key challenges and measures of redress.
UNDP is promoting the teaching of the Human Development (HD) paradigm through introduction of a course in some universities in the country. This is creating a wealth of Ugandans who are familiar with HD concepts and philosophy.
Sironko/Bulambuli- Florence Buhule’s crop harvest has increased in the last couple of months. The mother of six who survives on an acre of land along the densely populated slopes of Mt. Elgon has been practising conservation agriculture.
Sironko - Rose Nangoli’s herbal jelly has become popular in her village of Bukabombwe, Sironko district. Made from locally sourced materials such as avocado & aloe Vera that grow with ease in the Elgon ranges, Nangoli’s jelly is inexpensive and easily accessible to the villagers to who she delivers it to.
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 they are the source of his livelihood, all he worried about was how to fend for his seven children.