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14:07
14:07

Black Gold: Report Pins Security for Protecting Charcoal Cartels deforestation 1 1

“Between 2015 and 2018, some charcoal cartels counted among their members a senior cabinet minister, two senior army commanders and an assistant commissioner of the Ugandan Police Force,” the report says.
13:12
13:12

Govt Embarks on New Project to Restore A Million Hectares of Forests deforestation 2

The project comes at the backdrop of a dwindling forest cover, plummeting from 24 per cent of the area in 1990 to nine per cent in 2015, according to a report on the State of Uganda's Forestry. It is now up to 12.5, according to Tom Okello, the head of the National Forestry Authority (NFA).
07:50
07:50

Sugar Bill Talk Dominates Kadaga's Thanksgiving Ceremony people 4 1 Top story

Rt. Rev. Samson Naimanhe, the Bishop of Busoga Diocese who led the thanksgiving service, called for the sensitisation of cane farmers in the region on each clause in the bill before it is discussed by parliament.
14:38
14:38

Uganda Urged to Stick to Afforestation Commitments deforestation 1 2

Under the arrangement, Uganda has committed to reduce agricultural expansion to forest areas, reduce the use of wood sourced from Natural Forests, restore natural forests, and maintain the existing forested areas as well as improving and expanding Community Forest Management.
07:18
07:18

Charcoal Prices Rise in Masaka administrator 4 1 Top story

Jessica Kyakuwa, a charcoal retailer at Kijjabwemi roadside Market along Mbarara-Masaka road in Masaka municipality explains that their suppliers are currently rationing the available.
07:24
07:24

Ntoroko Residents: We Were Hoodwinked timothy kyamanywa 2

Pascal Tusiime, a resident of Karugutu says that he is unhappy that local leaders are not taking the issue of deforestation seriously.
12:42
12:42

Falling Tree Kills Luweero Woman logging 1

Yonasani Nsereko, an eye witness says no sooner had the victims reached Kyepukulu, than they were hit by a huge tree that was being cut down by unidentified lumberman.
15:58
15:58

Districts Start Campaign To Mitigate Climate Change Effects deforestation 1

Kenneth Musinguzi, the Bundibugyo district natural resources coordinator, says that they can’t look on any more while climate change continues affecting the livelihoods of several households in the region.
17:16
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Women Farmers In Kabarole Adjust To Climatic Changes deforestation 1 2

The women have formed groups and have been trained how to adapt to the effects of the climate change. Kichwamba Women Development Trust is working with ten women groups in the sub counties of Kichwamba, Bukuku, Kisomoro, Rwimi and Karangura, to train women about how to cope with the effects of climate change.
10:38
10:38

Kibaale District Sets Stringent Conditions For Timber Dealers deforestation

Kibaale District local government has set stringent restrictions on timber dealers and users of other forest products following the lifting of the ban on timber production.
15:12
15:12

NFC: Demarcate Forest Reserve Boundaries forest reserves

The New Forest Company (NFC) that manages Luwunga forest reserve in Kiboga and Kyankwanzi districts is appealing for clear demarcation of the reserve\'s boundaries by National Forest Authority (NFA).
11:50
11:50

Kabarole leaders accused of encouraging deforestation 1

Politicians in Kabarole are being accused for being an obstacle to the implementation of the environment by-laws that were passed by the district council.
18:24
18:24

Kyenjojo District To Spend Local Revenue On Controlling Deforestation natural resources

Kyenjojo district local government will spend 80% of its local revenue to control deforestation. Deforestation is alarmingly high in Bugaki, Matiri, Rugombe, Kihura, Nyantungo and Nyankwanzi.
12:23
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Rwenzururu Kingdom Sounds the Alarm on Rwenzori Mountains Degradation deforestation

Massive degradation of the Rwenzori Mountains causes alarm among the Rwenzururu Kingdom administration.
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