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Iteso Cultural Union embarks on tree planting campaign

Bukedea, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Iteso Cultural Union-ICU in conjunction with Akogo festivals have embarked on a mass tree planting campaign dubbed, “Plant a tree, save generations” across the Teso sub-region. The campaign is targeting all the districts of Teso including Busia, Butebo, Pallisa, and Tororo. Emmanuel Edulu, the Director …

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Kakiri town council to restore degraded Nonve central forest reserve

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kakiri town council in Wakiso district has launched a tree-planting campaign to restore the degraded Nonve Central Forest Reserve. The forest reserve that is under the National Forest Authority-NFA was destroyed by individuals who have partly constructed buildings, planted eucalyptus as well as acquired land titles …

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Youth urged to take lead roles in climate change initiatives

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has called on youth in Uganda to create legacies in climate change by planting trees when they make any achievements in a bid to improve the country’s forest cover. The Speaker said that there is need to promote stakeholder involvement in the …

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Tree planting campaign launched in Moroto

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Moroto Municipal Council and district authorities have embarked on massive tree planting campaign. The campaign is spearheaded by the forestry department with support from National Forest Authority-NFA and local partners. Simon Ngorok, the Municipal forest officer says that the municipal council intends to plant …

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Speaker Kadaga advocates for tree planting at all public gatherings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has advocated for tree planting at every public or social gathering as a way of mitigating the adverse effects of climate change. Making reference to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference that took place in September 2019 in Kampala, which …

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NWSC starts tree planting project to combat water source pollution

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Water and Sewerage Corporation has integrated tree planting to water treatment to improve declining water qualities around the country. The agency hopes the indigenous trees being planted around the water abstraction sources will naturally absorb some of the pollutants from agriculture, environment …

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Rwenzururu Kingdom launches one million tree planting campaign

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Rwenzururu Kingdom is rallying its subjects to embrace tree planting as one of the ways to solve the various climatic challenges in the Rwenzori region. The area has suffered extreme weather conditions ranging from drought, storm winds and floods. Kasese suffered devastating floods in …

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