UN High Level Panel calls for multi-stakeholder engagement to combat climate change1 Jul 2015The UN’s High Level Panel on Climate Change opened in New York on Monday June 29th, with a strong call to promote climate action and reduce greenhouse gas emissions through multi-stakeholder engagement.
The Saemaul Undong movement of Community led development comes to Uganda 30 Jun 2015Kampala - 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 Adaptation26 Jun 2015Kampala - 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 2015The 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 change8 May 2015Representatives 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 2015Arua - 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 2015Kampala - 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 2015Entebbe - 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 Day8 Mar 2015This 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.
Uplift the Rural Poor, a Community Based Organisation from South Western Uganda receives its Equator Prize Award24 Feb 2015Kampala - 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.