UN High Level Panel calls for multi-stakeholder engagement to combat climate change
1 Jul 2015
The UN’s High Level Panel on Climate Change opened in New York on Monday June 29th, with a strong call to promote climate action and reduce greenhouse gas emissions through multi-stakeholder engagement.
The Saemaul Undong movement of Community led development comes to Uganda
30 Jun 2015
Kampala - In the 1970s, the Republic of Korea started a movement that changed its rural area. The movement known as the Saemaul Undong was intended to encourage communities in rural areas to take charge of their development.
Uganda prepares to tap into the Green Climate Fund for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
26 Jun 2015
Kampala - The rising global temperatures and changing weather patterns have become a threatening part of life in most parts of the world, Uganda included.
Government of Uganda launches new UNDAF and second 5-year National Development Plan
11 Jun 2015
The two development frameworks were launched by President Yoweri Museveni shortly before the presentation of the National Budget (2015/16) to the 5th Session of the 9th Parliament that convened at the Kampala Serena Hotel.
Message of the United Nations in Uganda on World Environment Day
5 Jun 2015
The global theme of this year’s World Environment Day is ‘Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet’, while the national theme is, “35 Million People. Limited Resources. Consume with Care.”
Uganda’s private sector commits to tackling climate change
8 May 2015
Representatives of Uganda’s private sector have today signed a declaration to actively engage in climate change mitigation.
African leaders to develop common plan for stopping wildlife crime
27 Apr 2015
African Heads of State, government representatives and experts are gathering at the International Conference on Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora in Africa where they will develop a common roadmap to end wildlife trafficking on the continent.
Regional Consultations for PRDP III end in West Nile Region
20 Apr 2015
Arua - Regional Consultations for the third Peace Recovery and Development Plan (PRDP III) for Northern Uganda region have been concluded in the West Nile region of Uganda.
Uganda’s first Payment for Environmental Services Fund launched
27 Mar 2015
Kampala - A Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) Fund that will provide cash payments as an incentive for local communities in Uganda to promote conservation and restoration of natural resources has been launched.
KEY UPPER AIR SOUNDING FACILITY LAUNCHED IN UGANDA
25 Mar 2015
Entebbe - As part of efforts to improve the quality of weather data that is generated from weather stations, a newly renovated upper air sounding facility in Entebbe has been launched after one year of interrupted service.