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10:43
10:43

Delays in Finalizing National Irrigation Plan Causes Concern farm productivity 3

Charles Waita, a farmer in Kamuli, who lost more than 6 acres of cassava, maize and beans to drought, says the rainfall patterns are unpredictable and he cannot keep moving his garden from one area to another for fear of grabbing his customary land.
14:13
14:13

Omoro District to Benefit from UGX 650M Solar Powered Tap Water System 4

Okello disclosed that only 60% of the population in the district have access to clean water because more than 128 boreholes in the district are not functioning.
12:36
12:36

Ministry Renews Demands For Special Courts to Handle Environment Cases 1 2

According to Anywar, while they intend to safeguard the environment from destruction, their efforts are being frustrated by the ordinary court system under which encroachers take refuge to justify their actions or win arbitrary awards against the government.
16:08
16:08

Increase in Lake Victoria Water Levels Reignites Kenya-Uganda Rift 1 3 Top story

The intense rains that started around August last year have raised Victoria’s water levels to just under 13.4 meters, a mark last recorded in 1964. Kenya is using the latest increase in water levels to push Uganda to enter negotiations for a regional policy governing the release of water at Jinja. The issue of a water release policy had come up at the East Africa Community.
16:30
16:30

Sand Miners Abandon Lwera Wetland over Flooding 3 2

Robert Mukasa, one of the Excavator operators at H$Q Enterprises Limited one of the companies operating in Lwera, says that they suspended operations until the water levels reduce.
10:11
10:11

UN Postpones Kampala Africa Climate Week Over Coronavirus africa carbon forum 1 Top story

The conference was to take place between 20 to 24 April 2020. It was to be attended by climate, environment and water experts together with government technocrats in Africa.
18:06
18:06

Water inequality threaten shaky SDG progress, UWEZO report UWASNET 2 1

While the report says majority of Ugandans (75%)can access water from improved sources, less than 20% have access to piped water.
17:09
17:09

High Costs of Water Blamed on Pollution Great Lakes region 2

The National Water and Sewerage Cooperation –NWSC spends on average 900 million shillings per month on chemicals to treat water making it approximately Shillings10.8billion annually expenses on water treatment chemicals.
17:37
17:37

Climate Scientists Predict Further Shifts in Uganda’s Rainfall Patterns 5 1

Their findings indicate that the current wet seasons being experienced in North and North Eastern region will be extended by an average of five days over the October to December rainfall season.
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