Mapping for Resilience – Using New Technology to map Oruchinga Refugee Settlement4 May 2016ISINGIRO – Uganda is demonstrating innovation in its approach to building resilient and sustainable communities by using the latest technology to support risk-informed development in the country’s oldest refugee settlement.
Uganda launches Climate Change Adaptation Centres29 Apr 2016Sironko- Two modern Climate Change Adaptation Centres which will provide climate change information to rural communities in Eastern Uganda have been launched.
Building Inclusive Business is the way to development for Africa22 Apr 2016Kampala - Building inclusive businesses that improve the livelihoods of poor and economically excluded is the key to accelerating Africa's development potential.
Kayonza Growers Tea Factory recognised for its Equator Prize Win22 Apr 2016Kampala - A local initiative, Kayonza Growers Tea Factory’s has been recognised for its outstanding contribution to environmental conservation, poverty and climate action all of which the agreement hopes to achieve during a ceremony in Kampala.
PRESS RELEASE: Kayonza Growers Tea Factory to be recognised for its Equator Prize win in Kampala20 Apr 2016KAMPALA - As world leaders prepare to sign the Paris Agreement for Climate Change in New York this week, Uganda will be recognising one of its local initiatives for its outstanding contribution to environmental conservation, poverty and climate action. This local initiative, Kayonza Growers Tea Factory’s recognition comes after it was selected and awarded the Equator Prize 2015 for its efforts in helping their community in Kanungu district, South Western Uganda to adapt to climate change.
UNDP Uganda to host the first meeting on Strengthening Inclusive Business Ecosystems in Africa19 Apr 2016KAMPALA - As implementation of Agenda 2030 and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with its tagline on leaving no one behind takes off, doing business that includes all groups of people has become a key factor in extending the benefits of economic growth.
New United Nations Resident Coordinator presents credentials to Government24 Mar 2016Kampala - Ms. Rosa Malango, the new United Nations Resident Coordinator and Resident Representative for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) presented her credentials to Hon. Sam Kutesa, the Minister of Foreign Affairs during a brief ceremony in his office today, 24th March 2016. She handed over a letter from Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, thereby officially entering into her new role.
SENDAI ONE YEAR ON: Turning Words into Action in Uganda18 Mar 2016KAMPALA – Landslides in Bududa, Eastern Uganda, the bursting river banks in Kasese, Western Uganda. Climate-related disasters are all around us.
Statement concerning UNDP, Business Call to Action and Bidco Africa Ltd.25 Feb 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has received a petition from the Bugala Farmers Association in Uganda related to UNDP’s association with Bidco Africa Ltd., as a result of the company’s membership with the Business Call to Action (BCtA).
Uganda goes to the polls17 Feb 2016Kampala - Millions of Uganda will tomorrow, 18, February 2016, go the polls to vote in the country’s Presidential and Parliamentary elections.