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.
Uganda Poverty Status Report 2014 launched
8 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.
Preparations for a Uganda National Human Development Report start
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.
Uganda prepares for cop20 in Peru
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.
National Biomass Strategy launched
10 Nov 2014
Kampala - A strategy that will help government and various players in the biomass market has been launched today.
Private sector involvement key in integrating PES into environment programmes
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.
Familiarisation trip shows tour operators new product ideas for tourists
24 Oct 2014
Fort Portal - Fifteen tour operators have been taken on a familiarisation tour of Western Uganda areas of Kabarole and Kasese districts.
Uganda gets National Emergency Coordination and Operations Centre for Disaster preparedness
13 Oct 2014
The Uganda National Emergency Coordination and Operations Centre (NECOC), a central facility for early warning, disaster and climate modelling and forecasting, emergency response and recovery coordination and provision of disaster information has been launched.