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Minister of Energy commissions Biomass-to Electricity Pilot Project at Mulago National Referral Hospital

The deforestation rate in Uganda is 4.1% per annum. Even though all of this is not directly attributable to wood and charcoal, this represents one of the highest rates of deforestation in Africa.  

Inclusive Sustainable Development is key for her People as Uganda prepares for the Stockholm+50 International Meeting.

The United Nations Conference on the Human Environment of 5th -16th June 1972 in Stockholm, Sweden, laid the foundation for a global outlook, and identified common principles to inspire and guide the…  

Minister of State for Environment Calls for Climate Action and an Immediate End to Destroying the Environment

The Ministry of Water and Environment convened a workshop to discuss the implications of the COP26 outcomes on Uganda’s policy and practice. Supported by the United Nations Development Programme…  

Uganda plans to accede to the Water Convention.

On the 15th - 16th of February 2022, a national workshop for the secretariat of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention) was…  

To destroy Uganda, destroy wetlands -- Govt official

An attack on wetlands is an attack on our natural heritage. The thirteenth and fifteenth Sustainable Development Goals encourage us to take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts to …  

Voices of change from UNDP/KOICA Refugee Beneficiaries

Since 2019, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of the Republic of Korea, through the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)  

UNDP’s Climate Smart Agriculture project spurs food production and resilience to climate shocks

Humanity is waging war on nature. Nature always strikes back – and it is already doing so with growing force and anger. This is evident in the glaring effects of climate change including rising…  

Uganda’s Mountains hold huge potential for Uganda’s Tourism Sector

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is delighted to join the Government and people of Uganda to commemorate the International Mountains Day 2021, which happens every 11th day of December.…  

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…  

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