Kampala hosts international experts to reinvigorate development cooperation for the Sustainable Development Goals
4 Nov 2015
About 150 high-level representatives from governments, civil society, the private sector and international organizations will gather in Kampala, Uganda to discuss concrete steps towards implementing the new agenda.
PRESS RELEASE: High level dialogue on Uganda’s Economy: Directions, Prospects and Challenges to be held in Kampala
3 Nov 2015
Kampala – The state of the economy is everyone’s concern in Uganda today. A weakened shilling, high interest rates, and rising inflation are components that have become worrisome for many Ugandans.
Government of Uganda launches process to develop Green Growth Strategy
30 Oct 2015
Government of Uganda will today officially launch the development of the “Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy” (UGGDS).
PRESS RELEASE: First high level dialogue on agricultural transformation focusing on revitalising cooperatives to be held in Kampala
17 Aug 2015
Kampala – The agriculture sector is a central feature of the Uganda economy. The second National Development Plan (NDPII), identifies it as one of the priority development areas that will propel Uganda to a middle income country in the next five years.
Press Release: New biodiversity finance initiative (BIOFIN) to mobilise funds to conserve Uganda's natural resources
4 Aug 2015
Jinja – A new initiative that will help Uganda mobilise expertise and financing to conserve its rich variety of natural resources, has been launched today
MDGs produced most successful anti-poverty movement in history: UN report
6 Jul 2015
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have produced the most successful anti-poverty movement in history and will serve as a springboard for the new sustainable development agenda to be adopted this year, according to the final MDG report launched Tuesday July 6th, by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Message of the United Nations in Uganda on World Environment Day
5 Jun 2015
The global theme of this year’s World Environment Day is ‘Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet’, while the national theme is, “35 Million People. Limited Resources. Consume with Care.”
African leaders to develop common plan for stopping wildlife crime
27 Apr 2015
African Heads of State, government representatives and experts are gathering at the International Conference on Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora in Africa where they will develop a common roadmap to end wildlife trafficking on the continent.
CIRDA Regional workshop to deepen private sector engagement in increasing access to climate information in Africa
2 Mar 2015
The workshop is directed at helping National Hydrological and Meteorological Services (NHMS) in Africa create value added weather and climate services by engaging with the private sector and developing innovative public private partnerships.
Uplift the Rural Poor, a Community Based Organisation from South Western Uganda receives its Equator Prize Award
24 Feb 2015
Kampala, 24 February 2014 - Uplift the Rural Poor, a Community Based Organisation based in South Western Uganda has received its UNDP Equator Prize for 2014.