The Saemaul Undong movement of Community led development comes to Uganda
30 Jun 2015
Kampala - In the 1970s, the Republic of Korea started a movement that changed its rural area. The movement known as the Saemaul Undong was intended to encourage communities in rural areas to take charge of their development.
Uganda prepares to tap into the Green Climate Fund for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
26 Jun 2015
Kampala - The rising global temperatures and changing weather patterns have become a threatening part of life in most parts of the world, Uganda included.
Government of Uganda launches new UNDAF and second 5-year National Development Plan
11 Jun 2015
The two development frameworks were launched by President Yoweri Museveni shortly before the presentation of the National Budget (2015/16) to the 5th Session of the 9th Parliament that convened at the Kampala Serena Hotel.
Uganda’s private sector commits to tackling climate change
8 May 2015
Representatives of Uganda’s private sector have today signed a declaration to actively engage in climate change mitigation.
Regional Consultations for PRDP III end in West Nile Region
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.
Uganda’s first Payment for Environmental Services Fund launched
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.
KEY UPPER AIR SOUNDING FACILITY LAUNCHED IN UGANDA
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.
Helen Clark: Statement on International Women's Day
8 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.
Uganda’s Sustainable land management Investment Framework launched
24 Feb 2015
Kampala - The Country Sustainable land management Investment Framework (CSIF) for Uganda has today been launched at a ceremony in Kampala.
Uplift the Rural Poor, a Community Based Organisation from South Western Uganda receives its Equator Prize Award
24 Feb 2015
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.