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.
The Head of the European Delegation to Uganda Ambassador Attilio Pacifici and the Finance Minister Matia Kasaija signed the financing agreement for the sector reform and performance contract today at the Ministry of finance offices in Kampala in what is expected to transform the justice sector in Uganda.
In Uganda, some men reported they would rather avoid knowing their HIV status and receiving life-saving treatment because they associated being HIV-positive with emasculating stigma. One study in South Africa showed that 70 percent of men who had died from AIDS-related illnesses had never sought care for HIV.
Amuriat says he will focus on building party structures in his first 100 days, by appointing an interim Electoral Commission, membership recruitment, updating the membership database, refilling gaps in party structures and continue with consultations on the proposed constitutional amendments, now before parliament.
Zachary Mubiri-Muita, Executive Secretary says that six years after the signing of the declaration, member states have fallen short of putting into place most of the agreed upon protocols. He says that countries that are having challenges in making advancements should copy what other successful countries have done. He highlights countries like Kenya, South Africa, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
Their appeal comes more than a week since the arrest and detention of eight members of staff, among them directors and journalists over a story they published indicating that President Yoweri Museveni was plotting to overthrow Rwandas Paul Kagame.