Innocent Tumusiime, another affected person in Migyera Village says most of the gardens that had been planted this season at the start of the rains have been destroyed, noting that it will take government's intervention to save them from future hunger.
Christopher Amodo, the project officer for Solidaridad Uganda, the implementing partner of the project says the amount of carbon stored by the trees will be measured, there by granting them access to carbon credit markets for the coffee farmers.
At Koome islands in Mukono district, the boat ambulance will support referrals to Mukono general hospital and to Entebbe referral hospital. Dr. Stephen Mulindwa, the District Health Officer says the biggest facility on Koome is at the level of HCIII and lacks a medical officer to perform surgeries especially for mothers who fail to deliver.
According to a new report released by the National Environment Management Authority on the activities being conducted by Hoima Sugar Limited on the piece of land it leased from Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom, the company breached key guidelines agreed upon in the certificate issued to them.
Fr Ssendege observed the need to revise the current teaching materials right from primary schools by introducing environment conservation practices that specially targets the children whose future is largely reliant on nature.
Nicolas Gonze, the Head of Governance and Human Rights at the EU Delegation in Kampala says that the delegation will continue engaging the parties in Uganda's oil industry regarding the preservation of the environment, the ecosystem and respect for human rights during the implementation of the projects.
Built in 2012, with funding from the World Bank and National Environment Management Authority-NEMA, the garbage recycling plant has remained nonfunctional due to the lack of electricity and running water.
Patrick Abal, the Minister for Culture, Heritage, and Tourism under Lango Cultural Foundation, says that the cultural institution has a plan to plant five acres of trees in every district. The institution also entered a partnership with the Busoga Kingdom to plant trees along the shores of Lake Kwania, Kyoga, and the Nile River.
Lalobo Valentino, Chairperson of the Natural Resource Committee in Pungole Parish and Council member of Payira Clan told URN during an interview that hundreds of the traditional trees have already been destroyed and used for timbers, logs, and charcoal by NAGRC&DB.
In February this year, the Lands Ministry resumed the boundary opening exercise. The exercise hit another stalemate when residents protested the criteria used by the government to reopen the forest boundaries. However, in August this year, the Ministry and NFA revised the boundary opening exercise.
The project, which was scheduled to serve 40000 people in the district was to be implemented in Butungama Bweramule, Rwebisengo, Kanara sub-counties, and Kanara, Kibuku, and Rwebisengo town councils over a period of three years. However, the project stalled in 2020 barely after the completion of the first phase.