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15:29
15:29

Uganda Gets UGX 7.6 Billion for Climate Change Strategic Plan 2

The grant will go towards the development of new bankable climate change adaptation and mitigation projects in view of achieving the national Climate change goals identified under the Nationally Determine Contributions NDCs.
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Africa Group Reacts to US Decision to Withdraw from Paris Agreement paris declaration 1 1 Top story

Chair of the LDC group, Gebru Jember Endalew in a statement issued on Friday said it was deeply disappointing to see the US shirking its responsibilities as a member of the global community. Endalew said they were already seeing the impacts of climate change with record droughts, flooding and heat waves recently faced around the world.
17:42
17:42

Companies Ignore Gov't Ban on Sand Mining 2 1

A man claiming to be the manager of the sand mining site blocked our reporter from getting close to it, saying it is out of bounds to unauthorized persons.
07:40
07:40

Inequalities Increasing Climate Impacts on Worlds Poor – Report climate adaptation 1

The report shows that governments could address the root causes of inequalities and build climate change resilience. But it suggests that governments have been negligent in not closing the gap between rich and poor, putting their own people in harms way.
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12:45

MPs Call for Restoration of EAC Climate Change Unit climate adaptation 1

The Council of Ministers is now expected to make tangible proposals on how to secure the work undertaken or yet to be done under the EAC Climate Change Programme including the possibility of creating a budget line for the same.
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Climate Change Responses Need Funding, Cooperation and Participation africa carbon forum

Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, the African Unions Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, applauded the fact that most countries in the run-up to the Paris Climate Change Agreement in December 2015 spelled out how they intend to address climate change, but she challenged countries to do more.
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17:54

Uganda's Climate Change Resilience Activities Misguided - Study 3

The National Adaptation Programmes of Action prioritized community tree planting, land degradation management and strengthening meteorological services as key areas that would increase Ugandas capacity to cope with the effects of climate change. But the study established that that most partners invested in activities of drought adaptation, development planning and water for production.
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Farmers Demand Funding For Climate Change Adaptation food insecurity 2

David Mutegeki, the chairperson Kabarole district farmers association says the farmers have failed to sustain the adaptation practices due to lack of funding.
07:37
07:37

Farmers Call for Implementation of Climate Change Policy 1

Part of the strategy was to encourage women to start using energy and agro-forestry technologies to improve food security and promote natural resource management.However, communities are concerned that despite its approval, the policy was archived yet the region is grappling with a reduction in agricultural productivity and deforestation
12:48
12:48

Uganda to Improve Climate Resilience in Elgon Region climate adaptation 2

The African Development Bank has given a grant worth $8.37million (2.6billion Shillings) to boost climate resilience projects in flood prone areas along Mount Elgon in eastern Uganda.
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Districts Neglect Actvities To Mitigate Climate Change Effects 1

Despite the effects of climate change, Kabarole and Bundibugyo districts are not integrating climate change interventions in their work plans.
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Kasese Floods a Wake-up Call for Early Warning System musa ecweru 2

The floods ravaging Kasese district in the Mt. Rwenzori region should act as a wakeup call to government and other humanitarian agencies to embrace disaster early warning system.
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