CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF DECENTRALISATION IN UGANDA: UNDP RECOGNISED
10 Aug 2014
KABALE - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Uganda has been recognised for its support to decentralisation and local development in the country.
Withstanding crises and redressing income and gender inequalities key to Uganda’s continued progress, says 2014 Human Development Report
31 Jul 2014
Kampala, 31 July 2014 — Uganda, like the rest of Sub-Saharan Africa, needs to intensify efforts to prevent crises and address income and gender inequalities to avoid setting back recent development advances.
Developing of Impact Indicators for the Ecosystem Based Adaptation Project in Uganda takes off
31 Jul 2014
MBALE - The process to develop indicators for a new monitoring and evaluation system for the Mount Elgon Ecosystem Based Adaptation (EBA) project has been kick-started by a three-day training workshop for thirty-five officials from both the central and local government.
Opening Remarks by Ms Almaz Gebru, UNDP Country Director at the Uganda Tourism Association Strategic Plan Validation Workshop
15 Jul 2014
It is my pleasure to take part in the Uganda Tourism Association 5 year strategic plan validation workshop today.
Opening remarks by Ms Almaz Gebru, UNDP Country Director at second national development plan consultation meeting with Development Partners on the analytical study on partnerships with non-state actors
10 Jul 2014
I am glad to see you here this afternoon, at this important consultative meeting that is geared towards ensuring that the second National Development Plan (NDP) will be delivered through partnerships in a collaborative, coordinated and complimentary manner.
New strategy launched to help government tackle e-waste
10 Jul 2014
Government of Uganda has today launched an electronics waste management and awareness strategy to promote safe and proper disposal of all outdated and defunct electronic equipment in the country.
Governance Body for the EBA Project in Uganda holds its second meeting
4 Jul 2014
KAPCHORWA - The National Steering Committee of the Ecosystem Based Adaptation Project for Mountain Elgon Ecosystem in Uganda has held its second meeting this year to follow up on the progress of the project and discuss a way forward on promoting sustainable use of natural resources by the communities in the Mountain Elgon region.
Media sensitised on tobacco control law in Uganda
1 Jul 2014
Since last year, the Centre for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) has spearheaded civil society advocacy efforts to create awareness against tobacco use and build momentum and public support for the enactment of the Tobacco Control Bill 2014 in conformity with the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) which Uganda ratified in 2007.
The Enhancing Food Security, Livelihoods and Resilience Building Project to be launched in Karamoja region.
24 Jun 2014
KARAMOJA – The Government of Uganda today will launch a project enhancing food security and the livelihoods of those in the Karamoja region.
Process to start building a National MRV System for Uganda launched
20 Jun 2014
ENTEBBE - The process to start building a national MRV (Measuring, Reporting, and Verification) system for Uganda has started this week after three days of training for over thirty five government officers from different agencies who will be managing it.