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Water and food security are inseparable – experts agree

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Founder of Youth Go Green and Uganda’s youth delegate to United Nations has urged government and development partners to put the youth at the forefront of interventions to ensure water and food security. He was participating in a high-level panel discussion about the …

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Uganda’s Water and Environment Week is back, bigger

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni is today expected to officially commission the Uganda Water and Environment Week (UWEWK) organized by the Ministry of Water and Environment. The second edition of the Uganda Water and Environment Week (UWEWK ) has started, with the theme: Water and Environment …

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Billions pledged to halt Africa’s forest loss

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | With the world’s forests increasingly under threat from climate change and logging, leaders and top bank chiefs pledged billions on Thursday to help reverse the steep decline in Africa’s woodland areas. So far this century East Africa alone has lost around 6 million hectares of …

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Fixing the environment: when solutions become problems

Paris, France | AFP | In a world where climate change, air and water pollution, biodiversity loss, water scarcity, ozone depletion, and other environmental problems overlap, a fix in one arena can cause trouble in another. Here are a few examples of what might be called Earth’s “zero-sum” dilemma in …

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