Helping young people to become successful entrepreneurs 24 Aug 2015Charles Oyo’s gaze keeps darting from the small black Nokia phone in his hand, to the business manual lying open on the desk amidst other other documents.
UNDP Country Director's remarks at the high level dialogue on agricultural transformation18 Aug 2015On behalf of UNDP, I take this opportunity to welcome you all to this important dialogue on agricultural transformation in Uganda.
High Level dialogue on agricultural transformation calls for more efforts towards revitalisation of cooperatives in Uganda18 Aug 2015Kampala - Government has been called upon to increase its efforts towards revitalising the cooperatives sector so as to improve the lives of farmers and advertently the agricultural sector which is a central feature of Uganda’s economy.
PRESS RELEASE: First high level dialogue on agricultural transformation focusing on revitalising cooperatives to be held in Kampala17 Aug 2015Kampala – The agriculture sector is a central feature of the Uganda economy. The second National Development Plan (NDPII), identifies it as one of the priority development areas that will propel Uganda to a middle income country in the next five years.
United Nations Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative remarks at the International Youth Day Celebrations in Katakwi District 12 Aug 2015This International Youth Day, like the previous ones, reminds us of the central role of young women and men as essential partners in sustainable development.
Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) towards better resource mobilisation for conservation launched in Uganda 5 Aug 2015Jinja - The State Minister for Environment, Hon. Flavia Munaaba yesterday launched the Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN), a new global partnership seeking to address the biodiversity finance challenge in a comprehensive manner through building a sound business case for increased investment in the management of ecosystems and biodiversity.
Press Release: New biodiversity finance initiative (BIOFIN) to mobilise funds to conserve Uganda's natural resources4 Aug 2015Jinja – A new initiative that will help Uganda mobilise expertise and financing to conserve its rich variety of natural resources, has been launched today
Government reviews UNDP's 2014 country programme performance with a renewed emphasis to improve efficiency and utilisation of funds24 Jul 2015The 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.
UN Youth Envoy calls for strong youth policies and investment in skills development22 Jul 2015There is need to invest in skills development of youth by financing youth policies and programs and ensuring they have access to decent jobs, UN Secretary General’s Youth Envoy, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, said today while meeting members of the UN Uganda convergence group on Youth Engagement and Employment (YEE).
Domestic financing championed as key for development at Uganda’s High Level dialogue on financing for sustainable development20 Jul 2015Kampala - Africa will have to look inward to finance its development if it wants to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework that will be signed by world leaders at the September 2015 General Assembly.
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