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18:41
18:41

Climate Change: Environmental Activists Ask Gov’t To Fund, Scale Up Agroecology 2 2

Led by Xavia Ejoi, the Executive Director of Action Aid Uganda, the activists made this plea while speaking at the opening day of the two-day climate justice week of action symposium. The symposium organized to raise awareness about the environment and climate change as part of Climate Justice Week is taking place at Makerere University School of Public Health Auditorium.
15:46
15:46

Women Call For Improved Access To Information, Climate Change Financing 3

Participants suggested several strategies to improve information dissemination and financial access for women. These include community-based programs, using local languages in information campaigns, and increasing collaboration with women's groups. Additionally, they called for greater investment in gender-responsive climate initiatives that provide women with the tools and resources needed to lead climate action.
10:01
10:01

NSSF Funded Company to Market Farmers' Produce 4

Antonio Querido, the FAO Country Representative in Uganda says the country is among the most vulnerable and that there is need to put adequate focus on areas that may enhance this vulnerability.
14:35
14:35

Entebbe Records 6,000 Passengers Daily for Three Consecutive Months COVID-19 pandemic 1 1

Statistics availed by Vianney Mpungu Luggya, the Manager Public Affairs at the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority – UCAA reveals that the number included 93,884 and 83,483 departing and arriving passengers respectively.
11:17
11:17

Balancing Climate Financing and Taming Rising Debt, Gov't Dilemma 5

Uganda plans to spend 109 Trillion shillings, with commitment to raise 16 trillion of this between 2022 and 2030, for climate mitigation activities, yet it has to control the debt from rising to unsustainable levels.
08:20
08:20

Experts Validate Guidelines for Mainstreaming Climate Change Finance in Uganda 1 1 Top story

Several financial sector players including the Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development, Ministry of Water and Environment, sector regulators and policy bodies, public and private financial institutions such as Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies – SACCOs commenced the development of the draft guidelines in 2018.
07:48
07:48

New Renewable Energy Pilot Project to Benefit Households in Kisenyi 4 1

Emmy Wasira, the Founder and Chief Executive of WES Energy says they first understood what the majority of the people in the area earn and how much they spend on cooking before coming up with the model.
17:40
17:40

UGX 1.163Bn Consultancy Work for UWEC Perimeter Wall Fence Shocks MPs 1 3

While defending their Ministerial Policy Statement, and Budget Estimates for the Financial Year 2024/2025 on Tuesday, David Musingo, UWEC’s Acting Executive Director told the Committee that they procured the services of C4D International Limited, a building and engineering firm for the wall fence construction given the complexity of land the entity sits on.
15:25
15:25

Tayebwa Pledges Transformative African Agenda At OACPS-EU Joint Parliaments Pan African 1

Tayebwa made the remarks following his election by his peers as the East African Representative to the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States, and European Union (OACPS – EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in the capital Luanda, Angola on Friday.
13:07
13:07

MPs Ask Gov’t to Fund Extensive Research into Nodding Disease scientific research 1 2

Apart from scientific research and more resource allocation for treatment, the Committee recommended at least three medical staff to be deployed at the designated facilities for effective diagnosis of the disease and prescription of management plans for the affected households.
15:09
15:09

House Scheduled to Process Nine Crucial Gov't Bills This Week 1 1

The omnibus Bill seeks to legalize the pending plan by the Government to merge Ministries, Department, and Agencies – MDAs. A total of 33 agencies to be moved to their mother ministries, 35 will be merged into 19 entities whereas 80 others will remain semi-autonomous in a process expected to commence on July 1, 2024.
17:18
17:18

Oil Third Licensing Round Underway says Bateebe Oil and gas 1 1 Top story

Bateebe confirmed that several areas in the Albertine Graben have been earmarked for exploration and will be announced for the third competitive bidding.
16:24
16:24

Commonwealth Speakers Conference to Discuss Climate Change, Peace And Security Makerere University 1

Citing armed conflicts in the Middle East, various parts of Africa, parts of Eastern Europe, and Asia, Among observed that consensus building and effective parliamentary diplomacy is an effective remedy to disunity and a recipe for a more harmonious, tranquil, and stable society.
20:36
20:36

Uganda to Benefit From Global Climate Fund - Experts COP28 1

Uganda could use this support to rehabilitate infrastructure, invest in renewable energy, and implement adaptive strategies crucial for navigating future climate risks, says PwC.
10:28
10:28

COP28: Countries Endorse Declaration On Food Systems And Climate Change slow food 1 Top story

The declaration comes amidst concerns that unsustainable food production and consumption patterns are a common thread, running through many of the greatest challenges facing humanity today.
07:45
07:45

Commercial Production of E-Mobility Passenger Vehicles Possible by 2040 - Experts 2

The experts made the projection during an Energy and Electric Mobility Conference convened by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development to mark the 19th Annual Energy and Minerals Week 2023 at the Munyonyo Commonwealth Speke Resort in Kampala on Tuesday.
13:30
13:30

Bankers Raise Awareness on Green Financing 1

"The world is looking at us to see who we are funding. With this initiative, we want to see that we immerse ourselves in the idea," says Goretti Masadde, CEO of the Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services.
16:25
16:25

Experts Push for Human Settlement Policies in New Affordable Housing Campaign housing deficit 2

Paul Mayende, an official at the organization’s Uganda office listed half a dozen approved guiding documents that have provisions on informal settlements but said when they did a survey in selected Kampala slums, they found these to be largely not biting. Some of the policies listed include the National Housing Policy which was updated in 2016, the National Urban Policy 2017, and the National Human Settlements Policy.
17:17
17:17

Bamboo Entrepreneur Revolutionizes Industry, Paving the Way for Sustainable Energy Solutions 2 8

Divine Bamboo has set out expansion plans to increase its production capacity of briquettes from 240 tonnes currently to 2400 tonnes annually in ten years.
12:29
12:29

Experts Want Women Participation Prioritized in Climate Change Campaigns 5

At the second Annual Women in Climate Change Conference held at the Makerere University Business School on Thursday, activists noted that the isolation of women has hindered the efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change.
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