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Uganda loses 2,000 acres of forest cover to UNHCR project

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Adjumani district will lose over 2000 acres of forest cover in Itirikwa sub county to give way for the establishment of a commercial farm for refugees by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees-UNHCR. Deputy Prime Minister General Moses Ali, the National Forestry Authority …

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UNHCR launches Uganda’s first commercial farm for refugees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has launched Uganda’s first commercial farm for refugees and host communities in Adjumani district. A resident of the same area, Piros Santos Erwaga last June offered 2000 acres of land to UNHCR in Piroa, Aliwala village in …

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Poor in West Nile get cash relief

Sweden gives Shs 14.8bn to vulnerable pregnant mothers impacted by COVID-19  Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Up to 56,000 pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and children under the age of two, including refugees living in the West Nile region are set to receive emergency money in the coming weeks, thanks to …

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What next after Uganda suspends refugee agencies?

Shutting down more than 200 refugee aid agencies is an indication to the world that the country cannot manage continuous inflows of refugees ANALYSIS | CRISTIANO D’ORSI | The Ugandan government recently suspended the operations of 208 refugee aid organisations. The organisations were suspended over non-compliance with Ugandan regulations. Only …

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