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12:21
12:21

Ministry of Water Moves to Protect River Nyamwamba from Flooding 5

The plan involves the planting of bamboo trees on the river banks and supporting the livelihoods of communities along the catchment area. The ministry will also install a flood forecasting and early warning system and do spot cleaning of the river.
14:18
14:18

Kasese District Leaders Raise Flag Over Illegal Sand Mining environment 5 2

Kasese Municipality Mayor Godfrey Kabyanga says that rivers are now damaged with unfilled pits which will eventually endanger the river bed causing grave destruction once water volumes increase.
15:37
15:37

Uganda Receives UGX 563bn World Bank Cash for Forest Management forest cover 1

The money will go towards the Investing in Forests and Protected Areas for Climate-Smart Development Project under the Ministry of Water and Environment. This focuses on the Albertine Region and the refugee-hosting areas in Northern Uganda.
10:31
10:31

Lake Kyoga Rises, 45 Families Displaced In Nakasongola floating island 4 1 Top story

Julius Ssebukeera, a resident of Munami village, says heavy winds pushed water into their houses on Tuesday night prompted them to flee for dear life.
09:10
09:10

Kitgum Irrigation Scheme to Boost Food Production 2 4

The irrigation scheme which sits on 17 acres of land was set up by the government at a tune of 100 million shillings to boost agricultural productivity.
12:01
12:01

Defects on Agoro Irrigation Scheme Push Locals Out of Farms Agoro Subcounty 2 6

Stretching several kilometres through the North East and Western part of Agoro, Langiya hills provides a natural shield that separates the area from volatile South Sudan. From the hills, flows Agoro River that has over the years bred life to agriculture, one of the predominant economic activities undertaken by the residents besides cattle keeping.
17:36
17:36

Nwoya District to Drill Boreholes to Curb Water Crisis deep boreholes 1

Patrick Okello Oyrema, the Nwoya LCV Chairperson says that drilling of each of the 21 deep boreholes is estimated to cost 21 million shillings and work is expected to start in two months time.
07:18
07:18

UGX 4.5bn Project Boosts Water Access in Pabbo Town Council Amuru Town Council 4

The Ministry of Water and Environment in 2015 signed a memorandum of understanding with Amuru district to connect tap water to homesteads at a cost of 52,000 shillings.
12:08
12:08

Failed Boreholes Irk Luweero Residents, Leaders 1 1

Luweero district had planned to construct 19 boreholes as part of a program to increase access to clean water in rural areas. However, only 13, out of the 19 planned boreholes, have been successfully sunk after the contractor found no water in the rest of the sites.
13:28
13:28

Women Asked to Spearhead Environmental Conservation Campaigns 1 2

The State Minister for Environment Mary Goretti Kitutu challenged the women to use their influence of numbers to practically spearhead a massive tree planting campaign in their respective areas for purposes of restoring the destroyed environment features.
18:24
18:24

Two Shot in Luweero as NFA Officials, Residents Clash over Forest Reserve 5 1

Violence erupted on Monday morning after residents attacked youths deployed by National Forestry Authority-NFA to clear gardens of residents to pave way for tree planting on the disputed land belonging to Mbale forest reserve.
20:16
20:16

KCCA Waste Recycling Plant To Open In March world bank 2

The 3.77-billion-dollar plant is designed to recycle both plastic and organic waste especially from food stuffs from different divisions of Kampala.
10:48
10:48

Uganda Seeks Global Green Growth Membership environment 3 1

State Minister for Water, Dr Mary Goretti Kitutu says Ugandas membership to the Global Green Growth Institute will help to solicit financing for environmentally friendly projects in areas of transport, Water management, Agriculture and energy developments.
09:54
09:54

Thugs Vandalize Nakaseke Water Pump 1

Hajji Muhamadi Gubya a pastoralist in Wakyato Sub County says that the water project was only hope for the residents who are trekking over three kilometers to feed their animals and fetch water for consumption from dirty sources.
10:38
10:38

Uganda Moves to Restock Lakes Edward, Albert lake albert 3

Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC are implementing a 16-million-dollar project to help increase fish production in lakes Albert and Edward.
13:15
13:15

Olweny Irrigation Rice Scheme Rehabillitation Works Stall olweny rice scheme 3

Engineer Dr. James Wana-Etyam, the project consultant says government is aware of the delays. He says the contractor was advised recently to reduce his workforce at the site as he waits for payment.
07:54
07:54

Climate Change Centre Non-Functional drought 1

Moses Mubangizi, the Bundibugyo District Natural Resources Coordinator, says that the department lacks funds to contribute to the center. He explains that the department is allocated Shillings 600 Million every financial year, which is inadequate.
15:36
15:36

Construction Company Accused of Tampering With River Mpanga 1 1

Environmentalists in Fort Portal are up in arms with the China Railway Seventh Group, a company which was contracted to construct the Fort Portal-Kamwenge road for tampering with the flow of River Mpanga. Huge stones have been poured in a section of the river in Fort Portal, next to Fort Portal Regional Referral hospital, to change its original flow.
15:07
15:07

River Mpanga Protection Measures Shelved lake george 2 1

Over the years, there has been an unprecedented increase in pollution and encroachment on its banks. Construction of permanent houses, car washing bays, sand mining, brick-laying and crop production activities have led to silting of the river bed.
18:06
18:06

National Irrigation Policy Expected in March 1 1

At least 23.3 billion Shillings is set aside for construction of valley tanks under the agriculture ministry while 67.4 billion Shillings is allocated under the Water ministry to construct a number of irrigation schemes. They include Kabale micro-irrigation model, Rwengaju Irrigation scheme in Kabarole, Olweny irrigation scheme in Lira and 14 windmill-powered water systems in Karamoja sub-region and others.
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