- Regional efforts key for Preventing and Responding to Violent Extremism in the East and Horn of Africa 29 Aug 2016
Uganda’s Private Sector adopts the Gender Equality Seal for Public and Private Enterprises and pledges to support the Sustainable Development Goals
19 Aug 2016
Kampala – 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 Karamoja
1 Aug 2016
Namulonge - 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.
Women parliamentarians acquire skills in engendering legislation
18 Jul 2016
Entebbe - Women parliamentarians have through the United Nations Development Programme’s Inclusive Effective Governance portfolio been trained on “Engendering legislation and forging strategic partnerships for gender equality and women’s empowerment in Uganda.” The three day training was the inaugural capacity building workshop for women legislators of the 10th Parliament.
UNDP Assistant Administrator Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu commends Uganda for its efforts towards displacement and crisis response
15 Jul 2016
Kampala - 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 Green
6 Jun 2016
KAMPALA - 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 Settlement
4 May 2016
ISINGIRO – 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 Centres
29 Apr 2016
Sironko- Two modern Climate Change Adaptation Centres which will provide climate change information to rural communities in Eastern Uganda have been launched.
Kayonza Growers Tea Factory recognised for its Equator Prize Win
22 Apr 2016
Kampala - 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.
Building Inclusive Business is the way to development for Africa
22 Apr 2016
Kampala - Building inclusive businesses that improve the livelihoods of poor and economically excluded is the key to accelerating Africa's development potential.