Kenyatta and his host Yoweri Museveni will be in Moroto to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on cross border integrated programs for sustainable and socio-economic transformation of Karamoja, Turkana and Pokot communities.
This is part of the efforts by the United Nations Development Program-UNDP and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development – IGAD, to ensure safety, security and health wellbeing of Nomads in the North Eastern Part of Uganda, North Western Kenya and South Eastern South Sudan.
The assistance will be provided as part implementation of the Refugee and Host Population Empowerment ReHoPE strategy, part of the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework and in line with the New York Declaration on Refugees and Migrants.
The eight-year project is supported by a USD 24 million grant from the Green Climate Fund, USD 2 million from the United Nations Development Programme-UNDP and USD 18.12 million in co-financing from the Government of Uganda.
UN Global Pulse, through its lab in Kampala, says insights from public talk radio can provide real-time information on what is happening on the ground so as to determine on nature of the response in humanitarian assistance.
The money will help in restoration of degraded wetlands in different parts of the country. The eight-year project is supported with a US24.14 million grant from the Green Climate Fund, US2 million from UNDP and US18.12 million in co-financing from the Government of Uganda.
Sawmills around the country have been burning wood chips and sawdust to avoid a pile up of waste but for Nyabyeya Forestry College, the wood cuttings are no longer waste. The College uses timber cutting to make something that is very rare and out of reach for many Ugandans- more than enough electricity to run operations at the college.