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.
White Rhinos inserted with microchips at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
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.
Resource mobilization key to success of post 2015 development agenda, says UNGA President Sam Kutesa
27 Jan 2015
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.
Uganda holds the 7th Home is Best summit
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.