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08:12
08:12

Oil Palm Growing in Busoga Sub Region Kicks Off After 13 Years of Waiting farmer 3

Suzan Lakwonero, NOPP Project Manager, who oversaw the planting, noted that after years of anticipation by farmers in Mayuge, every registered farmer would now have the opportunity to plant oil palm gardens to improve their livelihoods.
18:38
18:38

Uganda to Reduce Annual Carbon Emissions by 8,000 tons 2 2

Statistics from the Ministry of Water indicate fluctuations in the country's carbon emissions over the years, with a 4.52% decline recorded in 2020 compared to the previous year.
10:08
10:08

Low-Cost Biogas Project Increases Household Uptake 5

A typical system, with a 12 cubic meter gas tank costs up to 1.5 million Uganda shillings, which is far less than the 12 million that a dome of equal capacity would cost, according to Mwesigwa.
10:55
10:55

Farmers in Kole District Asked to Embrace Cocoa Growing 7 2

Currently, around 145 farmers in Lango are cultivating the crop.
14:35
14:35

Entebbe Records 6,000 Passengers Daily for Three Consecutive Months COVID-19 pandemic 1 1

Statistics availed by Vianney Mpungu Luggya, the Manager Public Affairs at the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority – UCAA reveals that the number included 93,884 and 83,483 departing and arriving passengers respectively.
11:17
11:17

Balancing Climate Financing and Taming Rising Debt, Gov't Dilemma 5

Uganda plans to spend 109 Trillion shillings, with commitment to raise 16 trillion of this between 2022 and 2030, for climate mitigation activities, yet it has to control the debt from rising to unsustainable levels.
12:41
12:41

One Drowns in Lake Bunyonyi 1

According to Sabiti, the deceased was sailing on the lake while on a local canoe as he headed home. However, the canoe capsized due to a strong storm.
08:48
08:48

Two Arrested For Destroying Shea Nut Trees in Madi Okollo shear nut trees 1 1

Preliminary reports indicate that the duo allegedly gave permission to a yet to be identified charcoal dealer to cut down an acre of shear nut plantation located in Ocebu parish after reportedly soliciting for a bribe of 80,000 from the charcoal dealer.
08:39
08:39

Water Scarcity Hits Napak Schools water shortage 2 4

Currently, water coverage in primary schools throughout the district stands at 68 percent, with at least seven schools urgently requiring water facilities. For instance, pupils at Alekilek Primary must travel over 5 kilometers away from their school premises to fetch water.
10:46
10:46

Former VP Begins Work, Directs Cancellation of Kitubulu Titles Environment 4 4

Bukenya who invited officials from the National Forestry Authority, National Environment Management Authority, Entebbe Municipal Council, Ministry of Water, Lands and Environment, and a civil society group acting on the environment was shocked to hear that portions of the forest have been parceled out and handed to individuals and companies for private development.
07:53
07:53

Hailstorm Damages Terego Refugee School 2 1

Makarious Adrole, the Terego District Education Officer, stated that a detailed disaster report will be documented for possible intervention following guidance from the district technical planning meeting.
15:55
15:55

Locals, Police Struggle to Recover Two Bodies from Lake Bunyonyi police spokesperson 1 2

Among the victims were Rachael Naturinda, Lehonelia Kesande, and a five-month-old baby boy identified as Grant. While two individuals were rescued by nearby locals, the body of the infant was later discovered floating on the water.
12:43
12:43

Half of the Population in Yumbe Lacks Access to Safe Water 3 1

Bernard Magara, the District Water Officer, highlights the disproportionate impact on women and children, who bear the brunt of inadequate access to safe water.
08:20
08:20

Experts Validate Guidelines for Mainstreaming Climate Change Finance in Uganda 1 1 Top story

Several financial sector players including the Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development, Ministry of Water and Environment, sector regulators and policy bodies, public and private financial institutions such as Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies – SACCOs commenced the development of the draft guidelines in 2018.
07:57
07:57

UNMA Opposes Merger, Urges More Equipment as Water and Environment Week Ends 2

We are supposed to be in every district, but we have only covered 69 percent of the 146 districts due to inadequate infrastructure," he added. He emphasized that with the necessary equipment, the agency could operate more effectively and be less costly to the government.
13:58
13:58

First Nuclear Energy Summit Opens In Brussels atomic energy 4 1 Top story

It comes in the wake of the historic inclusion of nuclear energy in the Global Stocktake agreed at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai in December 2023
07:48
07:48

New Renewable Energy Pilot Project to Benefit Households in Kisenyi 4 1

Emmy Wasira, the Founder and Chief Executive of WES Energy says they first understood what the majority of the people in the area earn and how much they spend on cooking before coming up with the model.
19:19
19:19

Why Nations Must Follow Money From Environmental Crimes WildAid 1 Top story

These crimes crimes cover a wide range of activities, from illegal logging to poaching and trafficking of endangered species, illegal mining, and waste trafficking.
17:51
17:51

Plastics Manufacturer Plans Shift To Bio-Degradable Packaging 1 2

Under this project, Luuka Plastics is to produce bio-degradable plastic packages for Jakana and Rena, using technology from India.
17:36
17:36

Water Crises threaten World Peace-Report 1 Top story

The 2024 edition of UN-Water’s flagship annual report on water issues describes how developing and maintaining a secure and equitable water future underpins prosperity and peace for all and how poverty and inequality, social tensions, and conflict can amplify water insecurity.
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