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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.
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.
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.
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.
08 Mar 2015
This week, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which remains the world’s best blueprint for achieving gender equality and empowering women.
02 Mar 2015
CIRDA workshop to deepen private sector engagement in increasing access to climate information in Africa
The workshop is directed at helping National Hydrological and Meteorological Services (NHMS) in Africa create value added weather and climate services by engaging with the private sector and developing innovative public private partnerships.
24 Feb 2015
Uplift the Rural Poor, a Community Based Organisation from South Western Uganda receives its Equator Prize Award
Kampala - Uplift the Rural Poor, a Community Based Organisation based in South Western Uganda has received its UNDP Equator Prize for 2014. The Organisation was awarded for its work with communities living adjacent to a series of three protected areas of Bwindi Gorilla National Park, Mgahinga National Park and the Echuya Forest Reserve.
24 Feb 2015
Press Release: Uplift the Rural Poor, a Community Based Organisation from South Western Uganda receives its Equator Prize Award
Kampala, 24 February 2014 - Uplift the Rural Poor, a Community Based Organisation based in South Western Uganda has received its UNDP Equator Prize for 2014.
24 Feb 2015
Kampala - The Country Sustainable land management Investment Framework (CSIF) for Uganda has today been launched at a ceremony in Kampala.
21 Feb 2015
Nakasongola - On Saturday 21st February 2015, Augustine and Donna, were the last two rhinos to be implanted with microchips at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
29 Jan 2015
The first of its kind in Africa, Pulse Lab Kampala is a hub for data innovation in Uganda, bringing together partners from Government, the UN, academia and the private sector to collaboratively develop new data analytics technologies to promote sustainable development.
27 Jan 2015
Resource mobilization key to success of post 2015 development agenda, says UNGA President Sam Kutesa
The President of the 69th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), H.E. Hon Mr. Sam Kutesa, has said the success of the post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will largely depend on countries mobilising financing from alternative sources other than overseas development assistance (ODA) for implementation.
22 Dec 2014
Gulu - Northern Uganda has been identified as hotspot for commerce in Uganda after its rapid rise out of the ashes of long conflict to a steady path of development in the recent years.
09 Dec 2014
UNDP calls for governments, businesses and communities to boost collaboration for a new climate and development era
Tackling climate change requires serious collaboration between the public and private sectors, engagement with civil society, and having strong and transparent institutions, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark said, wrapping up three-days at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP) in Lima today.
08 Dec 2014
Kampala - The Uganda’s Poverty Status Report 2014 shows poverty in the country is on a downward spiral while the middle class has more than tripled over the last two decades with its share doubling the poor.
21 Nov 2014
KAMPALA - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Economic Policy Research Centre to prepare the National Human Development Report for Uganda.
17 Nov 2014
Kampala - Uganda is in the final preparation stage for the 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20) to be held in Lima, Peru later this year.
10 Nov 2014
Kampala - A strategy that will help government and various players in the biomass market has been launched today.
27 Oct 2014
Payments for environmental services (also known as payments for ecosystem services), are payments to farmers or landowners who have agreed to take certain actions to manage their land or watersheds, for example, replanting trees, keeping living trees standing or by using different agricultural techniques. These payments are usually made by the beneficiaries of the environmental services, such as, water bottling companies, or hydro power companies, and in other cases, national or local governments who pay on behalf of their citizens.
24 Oct 2014
Fort Portal - Fifteen tour operators have been taken on a familiarisation tour of Western Uganda areas of Kabarole and Kasese districts.