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Uganda moves to bring the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to life

The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have held a three-day dialogue with key…  


Govt, UN call for more action to fight Non-Communicable Diseases

Uganda is one of many countries burdened by Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Africa. Reports show that NCDs affecting Ugandans include cancers, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, chronic…  


Leaders pledge climate action support as Uganda hosts 2021 Africa Climate Week

Global leaders at the 2021 Africa Climate Week have pledged their increased support to climate action initiatives to mitigate the environmental crisis that the world and Africa faces.  


Ekyooto Ha Mpango Festival to promote Tourism and Culture in Uganda

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife & Antiquities joined His Majesty King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV the King of Tooro to launch the annual…  


Biomass to Electricity: Mulago Hospital experiment producing results

Through our solutions mapping exercise, the UNDP Uganda Accelerator Lab team released an open call for solutions to address the problem of deforestation in Uganda.  


UNDP and CORE Supporting Refugee and Host Community Resilience

Since the outbreak of conflict in South Sudan in 2013, an estimated 5 million people have been displaced from South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo and other neighbouring countries and have found…  


Govt, UNDP, ADC partner to restore wetlands

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Ministry of Water and Environment and the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) have partnered to implement a project which…  


Guest Blog: International Youth Day

Uganda has one of the youngest populations in the world, with 78% of the country being under the age of 30. What’s more, in the next 20 years the world’s population is projected to increase by a…  


UNDP, WHO, Ministry of Health Deploy Essential Health Workers to Support COVID-19 Response

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO), has deployed medical personnel and Public Health specialists as…  


UNDP Supports Uganda Feed Her People, Conserve Ecosystems

Zero hunger! The rallying call for both developed and developing nations is to forge a global partnership and end the deprivation of enough and nutritious food, to all the people of the world.  

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