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Uganda’s ‘first of its kind’ Graduate Volunteer Scheme launched

Kampala, 5th December 2018 - The Government of Uganda with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Programme have launched the Uganda…  

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…  

Uganda’s draft National Industrial Development Policy validated

Kampala, October 17, 2018 – The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and other stakeholders in the Industrial Sector, has…  

Uganda launches national roadmap for implementing the SDGs

Kampala, October 23, 2018 – In 2016, the Government of Uganda established a National Coordination Framework for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  

Announcement: Uganda Graduate Volunteer Scheme

To enhance young graduates’ employability and bridge their transition to work, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Volunteer Programme in collaboration with the Ministry…  

President launches the UNDP led Songhai initiative on integrated agriculture

Kampiringisa, Mpigi district - President Yoweri Museveni has launched the Songhai model, an integrated approach that empowers youth, women and communities to sustainably harness natural resources for…  

Uganda and Kenya agree to work together on curbing human trafficking

Lwakhakha, Eastern Uganda - Uganda and Kenya have agreed to work together to address the problem of human trafficking along their shared border on Lwakhakha, Namisindwa district in Eastern Uganda.  

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.  

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