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Lack of jobs drives violent extremism in sub-Saharan Africa: UNDP

United Nations | Xinhua | Unemployment is the leading factor driving people in sub-Saharan Africa to join violent extremist groups, according to a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report released Tuesday. The report, entitled Journey to Extremism in Africa: Pathways to Recruitment and Disengagement, underscores the importance of economic factors as …

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UNDP praises Uganda for Kiira Motors and drive to E-mobility

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The United Nations Development Programme – UNDP has described as ‘promising’ Uganda’s speedy transition towards electric mobility as a lasting solution to the supply shocks of fossil fuel and its hazards. E-mobility is a concept of using electric powertrain technologies, in-vehicle information, and communication technologies and …

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UNDP partners with Makerere University on innovation and invention

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As part of the Makerere@100 celebrations, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Uganda signed a development partnership with Makerere University anchored on five strategic areas including fostering Innovation Ecosystems in Public Universities, leveraging the Role of Universities in Grassroots Development, establishing a regular Innovation Expo as a …

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Now Uganda prepares for natural disasters

The National Disaster and Risk Management Plan is set to be ready in December but the inadequate funding and human resource personnel could hamper its effective implementation Kampala, Uganda | Isaac Khisa | Uganda will soon have a national disaster and risk management plan to handle disasters but the challenges related to …

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UNDP funded group supports Rwenzori Mountain Guiding Community

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mountain Slayers Uganda has handed over mountain climbing safety equipment to the Rwenzori mountains’ guiding community as part of a project that also saw guides and rangers from the Rwenzori mountains receive safety training for the mountains back in June 2021. The activity, that took place at Rwenzori …

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PAC demands accountability for UGX 2.8Bn UNDP funding

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament has directed the accounting officer in the Ministry of Internal Affairs to present performance and accountability reports regarding the funding of a UNDP supported project. The committee chaired by Budadiri West MP Nandala Mafabi was meeting Under-Secretary Lynette Bagonza …

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Climate Adaptation Summit 2021

Global leaders commit investments and partnerships on effects of climate change | THE INDEPENDENT | African and European countries and international institutions have announced that they will jointly invest more in climate adaptation in Africa. The pledges were among initiatives in the Adaptation Action Agenda unveiled at the first online …

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