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Risk and Vulnerability Atlas launched to boost Uganda efforts to identify and mitigate disasters

A document that identifies areas in Uganda that are prone to disasters, the extent of the hazard, the probability and frequency of occurrence and magnitude of their impacts has been launched, to boost…  


UNDP, UTB’s take on the Pearl of Africa challenge kicks off to attract tourists

The Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) jointly held a hiking expedition to the snow-capped Mountain…  


The world is at a turning point due to dangerous pressures humans put on the planet, says UNDP

A global 2020 Human Development Report (HDR) launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) shows that for the first time in a relationship spanning 300,000 years, instead of the planet…  


UNDP and KOICA project fosters unity, food security and empowers refugees and host communities

Uganda’s open-door policy to refugees has seen the country host over 1.4 million refugees, largely from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan, with many joining communities in Acholi…  


UGANDA DEVELOPING GEOSPATIAL DATA TOOL TO PROMOTE CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE LAND USE

As part of their mission to protect, manage, and restore areas critical for human life and biodiversity, the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) and the United Nations Development…  


Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP

An experimental global index offers a new measurement of human progress that illustrates the challenge of tackling poverty and inequality while easing planetary pressure.  


UNDP-KOICA cash for work activities make Auma find home away from home and rebuild her life

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s gender-responsive, emergency livelihoods and economic recovery project has created safe and dignified temporary employment opportunities for a total…  


Make Kampala better! How can we build urban resilience and integrate the informal economy?

Kampala is facing significant challenges – from building urban resilience in slums and informal settlements, to integrating the informal economy. There is a source of knowledge that can help provide…  


UN report launch renews debate on resilience building post-COVID-19

Government, United Nations officials, policy makers and thought leaders on sustainable development have called for quick adoption of measures to restore business confidence and work towards inclusive…  


Experts discuss next phase of agricultural resilience in curbing poverty

Uganda’s leading experts in economics, climate change, and agribusiness have called for a re-think of efforts to address poverty and concerted discussions on its social and environment dimensions if…  

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