Uganda’s Private Sector adopts the Gender Equality Seal for Public and Private Enterprises and pledges to support the Sustainable Development Goals19 Aug 2016Kampala – The Private Sector in Uganda has pledged to adopt the Gender Equality Seal Certification Programme for Public and Private Enterprises – a model pioneered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to help organisations create more equitable conditions for men and women in the work place.
UNDP partners with JICA to improve food security in Karamoja1 Aug 2016Namulonge - With a long history of drought and food insecurity, Karamoja region in North Eastern Uganda is not known for growing its own food. Less known is the fact that the region has a wet agricultural zone running vertically on its western side where crop growing has been flourishing.
Use your platforms to advance equal opportunities and access for all - Women legislators told18 Jul 2016Entebbe – The goals of equality, sustainable development and peace cannot be achieved without the active participation of women and incorporation of their issues at all levels of decision making.
UNDP Assistant Administrator Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu commends Uganda for its efforts towards displacement and crisis response15 Jul 2016Kampala - The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator for Crisis Response has commended Uganda’s integration of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and management of refugees through it refugee policy as key best practises that many other countries in the world can learn from.
Africa advised to Switch Green6 Jun 2016KAMPALA - At the end of May, Uganda played host to Africa’s first Switch Africa Green regional networking forum. The two day networking forum focused on sharing knowledge to advance green business development in Africa.
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.
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.