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.
Uganda goes to the polls17 Feb 2016Kampala - Millions of Uganda will tomorrow, 18, February 2016, go the polls to vote in the country’s Presidential and Parliamentary elections.
Media called upon to promote peaceful campaigns10 Feb 2016Kampala - The Electoral Commission has called upon the media to promote peaceful campaigns and support conflict prevention by ensuring that political differences and debates do not lead to hostility or escalate to conflict levels.
Mining, agriculture, youth, land reforms, key to unlocking development of Northern Uganda – Uganda Human Development Report17 Dec 2015Presenting the report, Dr. Sarah Ssewanyana, Executive Director of Makerere University’s Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) said it builds on a lot of research and national interventions in the region, specifically Government of Uganda’s comprehensive Peace Recovery and Development Plan (PRDP I&II).
Make climate smart choices to combat climate change10 Dec 2015Taking climate action means doing small things like switching off lights when not in use, or using sustainable briquettes for cooking.
Uganda’s army now better prepared to respond to disasters following UNDP’s support4 Dec 2015With UNDP’s support, over 500 female and male officers were trained on the fundamentals of disaster risk reduction, civil-military cooperation, the management of mass casualties, incident command systems, search and rescue, human rights in disasters and the practical applications of ICTs.
Partnership is key to building resilience in Uganda26 Nov 2015Development that doesn’t take risk into account, cannot be sustained, nor be sustainable was the key message from the Uganda Resilience Dialogue.
Uganda Targets 22% emission cuts to achieve low-carbon growth16 Nov 2015In mid October 2015, the Government submitted the country’s climate action plan, also called Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat for discussion in the COP21 meeting.
UN High Level Symposium in Uganda calls for national leadership, mutual trust, and partnership to achieve SDGs6 Nov 2015What are the possibilities and practical ways to strengthen global and local partnerships to make the Sustainable Development Goals a reality for the world’s people?