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UN launches world’s biggest survey of public opinion on climate change

The Mission 1.5 campaign aims to give 20 million people around the world the opportunity to have their say on ways to limit climate change that they want to see adopted by government leaders.  

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.  

Garnering Solutions to Deforestation and Depletion of Forests in Uganda

The UNDP Uganda Accelerator Lab is now a custodian of interesting and diverse interventions developed by citizens; Government, private sector, individuals, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs),…  

Women are key to the resilience of our people and our planet

Climate change will have unique and unprecedented impacts on women and girls everywhere. As we look at new, innovative ways to empower women as key agents of change, it’s essential we take…  

Government, UN launch plan to address climate change effects in the agricultural sector

Kampala, 28th November 2018 - The Government of Uganda has launched its first ever National Adaptation Plan for the Agriculture Sector (NAP-Ag), which will guide policy, plans and climate smart…  

Farmers in Eastern Uganda receive small grants to tackle climate change

Mbale, Eastern Uganda - The Government of Uganda together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have launched small grants to help farmers in the mountainous Elgon region to tackle land…  

Uganda’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Support Programme to address climate change launched

Kampala - The Government of Uganda with technical support from UNDP has launched the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Support Programme, to scale up public and private investment in climate…  

Biodiversity conservation must be linked to livelihoods

Kaabong district, Uganda - Bio diversity conservation must be made relevant to the lives of local communities otherwise it remains meaningless.  

Stronger laws, good local knowledge can stem pollution – Ms Malango

Mbale district, Uganda - Stronger laws coupled with use of good local knowledge can help control environment degradation and stop plastic pollution, Ms. Rosa Malango has said.  

Uganda becomes first country in Africa to sign the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) Partnership Plan

Kampala, 26 June 2018 - Today, Uganda became the first country in Africa to sign the Partnership Plan for Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to achieve national climate goals as part of its…  

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