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Balancing climate financing and taming rising debt, gov’t dilemma

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amidst global calls on governments to increase funding for climate activities, Uganda is torn between allocating more of her resources to the cause and keeping the national debt levels in check. According to Uganda’s Nationally Determined Contributions as updated, in fulfilment of Article 4 of …

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Civil society up in arms over Kenya’s decision on EPAs

EAC remains the biggest market for Kenya’s value-added products such as Cement, Palm oil, Coated Flat-rolled Iron, Soap, Machinery Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |Kenya’s decision to conclude negotiations for an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union has sparked verbal fights with civil society organisations saying the deal …

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Food Safety Day: Civil Society urges Govt to protect Ugandans

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda joins the rest of the world to mark World Food Safety Day this week amidst persistent concerns about the standards of Uganda’s agricultural products on both the local and international markets. Save for Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo, for example, all the …

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CSOs call for organic food laws, ban on herbicides

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Civil Society in Uganda has called on the government to immediately ban the use of agrochemicals that have been identified as harmful to human and animal life, or banned in other countries. These include glyphosate and glyphosate-based herbicides like Roundup, Rodeo Aquatic Herbicide, and …

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New report hints on Uganda’s tax opportunities

URA should make personal income taxes more progressive by raising PAYE entry threshold Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | A new report published by Oxfam, Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute and other non-governmental organisations has identified gaps related to gender taxation, policy and administration, and that …

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