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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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Rubirizi residents earning cash from elephant dung

Rubirizi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Jovita Kyomugisha, a community wildlife conservationist grew up knowing that elephants only provide revenue from tourists. However, when Kyomugisha went to Magambo sub county in Rubirizi district, some elders told her that elephant dung was a source of revenue for locals. She kept wondering how …

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