Dr. John Recha, a Kenyan Agronomist with the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security CCAFS in East Africa, says once enforced crop quarantine will overwhelm the pest to extinction.
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.
The report warns that without urgent action to reduce emissions, the occurrence of climate shocks and stresses in the Africa region are expected to get much worse adding that there is mounting evidence that higher temperatures have worsened drought and humanitarian disaster in East Africa.
The Government last year launched the Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy UGGDS. The strategy is one of the steps that must be taken by government to achieve the envisaged transformation in an inclusive and environmentally sustainable way.
Esther Mwangi, the Principle Scientist of the Nairobi based CIFOR, says women in Rakia, Masaka and Mpigi districts are contributing greatly in tree planting and restoring the degraded environment resulting from illegal logging and farming.
As to whether there were irregularities and illegalities committed in the conduct of the 2017 Presidential Election, the court was satisfied that the 1st Respondent committed irregularities and illegalities inter alia, in the transmission of results, particulars and the substance of which will be given in the detailed and reasoned Judgment of the court. The court however found no evidence of misconduct on the part of the 3rd Respondent.
The attack reportedly targeted a gated residential building mainly housing non-ethnic Somalis and non-Muslims, less than a mile from the volatile Somalia border town of Beled Hawa, International media reports.
President Museveni told a meeting of the African Peer Review Mechanism that he had identified ideological disorientation, weak state exemplified in a weak army, human resource underdevelopment, poor infrastructure and fragmented markets, as major obstacles to Africas development.
President Yoweri Museveni said that the population of elephants dwindled to 2000 from 30,000 in Uganda by 1986. It has now grown to about 6000 because of the Countrys strong stand on conservation. For us, we send poachers to heaven prematurely, he said.
Speaking at State House Nairobi after a lengthy meeting attended by representatives of the IGAD peace process, the Arusha peace talks and 10 former SPLM officials, President Kenyatta announced that the South Sudan peace process will now have a new impetus to bring the war to an end.
Deputy President William Ruto said on Sunday that Kenya's armed forces carried out a cross-border attack in which they targeted the perpetrators of Saturday's attack in which 28 bus passengers were killed near the town of Mandera. However, Alshabaab's military operations spokesman, Abdi Aziz Abu Mus'ab, called Ruto's claim absurd
The interior ministry confirmed Saturday's attack, saying via its official Twitter handle: Bandits ambushed a bus from Mandera that was heading to Nairobi at dawn and killed 28 passengers of the 60 that were in the bus.
The five were jointly charged with robbing Kenyan Chief Inspector of Police David Machui of the BMW 735 vehicle on August 26 in Utawala, Nairobi. Chief Inspector Machui was driving the vehicle before the gangsters carjacked him and snatched the car at gunpoint.
Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania not only face challenges of illegal logging within their borders, but they are also used as transit countries for timber illegally logged in other countries such as the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
One terrorist group operating in East Africa is estimated to make between US$ 38 million and US$ 56 million annually from the illegal trade in charcoal. In total, militia and terrorist groups in and around African nations with on-going conflicts may earn US$ 111 Million to US$ 289 million annually from their involvement in, and taxing of, the illegal or unregulated charcoal trade.