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Gov’t to turn forest reserves into eco-tourism centres

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The government plans to convert forest reserves in the country into eco-tourism centres as one of the measures to enhance the protection of the forest cover.  Ministry of Water and Environment says this should be one way of not only realizing physical value from trees …

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Mixed reactions as KCCA cuts trees to expand Nakawa-Ntinda road

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The expansion of Nakawa-Ntinda Road that has seen several huge trees cut down sparking mixed reactions from residents and people operating around the road. The 2.82 km Nakawa-Ntinda Road will be expanded to a dual carriage way with two lanes on each side, walkways on both sides, solar Street Lighting, covered …

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Soroti Bishop orders clergy to plant trees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rt. Rev. Kosea Odongo, the Bishop of Soroti Diocese has ordered the clergy to prioritize planting trees this year. The directive comes at a time when Teso sub region is experiencing significant impact of climate change, which include changing weather patterns, drop in water …

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