The perplexity of safeguarding Uganda’s forests while keeping food on the table

The saying “save the Earth, it’s the only planet with Coffee” compelled United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Uganda Accelerator Lab team, to dig deep into the challenge of deforestation and…  

Partnerships driving e-commerce development for informal sector

Whether creating internal partnerships between colleagues and departments, or larger partnerships between businesses, harnessing the skills and experience of partners from different corners of your…  

UNDP and Jumia transform informal enterprises in Uganda through inclusive e-commerce: Early lessons learned

The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is changing the way the world does business. While it was on a steady incline before, the e-commerce market in Africa is now witnessing a huge upsurge…  

Connecting informal market vendors to e-commerce to reach consumers in the wake of Covid-19 and beyond

Tuesday, May 26 2020 was the first day in two months to go out of the confinement of our homes to go to Kampala the capital of Uganda since the President of Uganda H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni gave stay…  

UNDP boosts Uganda’s response to COVID-19 and climate change actions

While the world is in the midst of an acute public health crisis and the largest economic shock of a generation, climate change remains one of the biggest global challenges of our time.  

COVID-19: UNDP Uganda staff unleash talent and creativity in turbulence

Whether it was by inspiration generated by the lockdown imposed by the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic or not, the UNDP Uganda Country Office staff showcased talent, creativity and…  

UNDP’s digital offer to drive Government of Uganda’s operations to post-COVID-19 phase

As the number of infections in Uganda reached over 40 towards the end of March 2020, H.E. President Yoweri Museveni ordered a total country shutdown: no schooling, no mass weddings or burials,…  

Anglophone meets Francophone: The Tale of Deforestation in Côte d'Ivoire and Uganda

UNDP Uganda Accelerator Lab concluded an exciting trip to Abidjan in Côte d'Ivoire from February 12th - 14th February 2020. The two Accelerator labs were over the moon after this joint activity.  

Communities in and around forests share insights on living in harmony with nature

The UNDP Uganda Accelerator lab team trekked forests in Central, Eastern and Western Uganda to observe how people live in harmony with nature and identify homegrown solutions.  

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