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UN launches US$15M program to digitalize innovation in agriculture

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | UN through the United Nations Capital development Fund-UNCDF have rolled out a five-year program for promoting digital innovation with the aim of addressing challenges within the agricultural sector especially in rural areas. The US$ 15-million program is funded by Sweden, a UN member country …

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UN agency unveils $15m digital project

It is targeting one million people in key economy sectors Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Small and medium businesses in northern Uganda now have a big opportunity to exploit from a Shs57bn new project that aims to use information technology tools to offer services for the next five years. …

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Ugandan cities, municipalities to benefit from UN agency programme

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | “Urbanisation has become one of the most pressing development challenges of the 21 st century. It could be one of the biggest drivers of economic growth but can also become a driver of inequality and marginalization.” That rephrased quote is from one of the documents posted …

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Government of Uganda, UN move to boost implementation of SDGs

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | The government of Uganda has welcomed the new form of financing – blended finance – to Uganda with the hope of improving livelihoods of communities and businesses. Blended finance is the use of development finance and charitable funds to mobilise private capital flows to emerging markets …

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