Dr. Zziwa points out that in Uganda, dry spells have become more prolonged, leading to decreased yields from plantations. In response to these challenges posed by climate change, he emphasized the importance of farmers embracing modern irrigation practices.
Joshua Mugabe Mucunguzi, the Uganda Country Director of TREEO Fairventures Gmbh said that they have in the first season supported the farmers through Delight Uganda Limited with Macadamia tree seedlings for 100 hectares and will in the next season provide another 100 hectares.
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.
In early September, a severe downpour accompanied by strong winds swept through the school, causing extensive damage. The initial impact of the storm was the complete removal of the roof from one of the classroom blocks.
Ivan Kyeyune a resident of Namunsala village says that apart from animals, the residents from over 20 villages in Kakooge town and sub county have stopped fetching water from the wetland over fears of side effects of the contaminated water.
Agnes Alaba, the Commissioner for the Mines Department at the Ministry, revealed that whoever is currently interacting with any minerals such as dealers, artisanal and small-scale miners, and transporters is required to register to avoid conflicting with the law.
During the inauguration of the new board, which will preside over the authority for the next three years, Tom Butime, the Minister for Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities, highlighted the remarkable achievement of UWA's revenue collections surpassing pre-COVID-19 levels as the economy emerged from lockdown.
Eng. Ziria Tibalwa Waako, ERA’s Chief Executive Officer told URN that in the emerging markets of the Independent Power Transmission (IPT) model, a private player develops, finances, builds, and operates a single transmission network asset under a long-term tendered contract.
Alube Juma, the local council one Chairperson for the area, confirmed that the intense rainfall, along with gusty winds last night, resulted in the collapse of several houses. Roofs were blown off, and an unspecified number of domestic animals and birds lost their lives.
The factory located at Ndibulungi village in Butuntumula Sub-County is one of the eminent brown sugar manufacturers, suppliers and exporters of Africa. However, the Environment Protection body faults the factory for operating without a wastewater treatment facility.
In Uganda, the Ministry of Water and Environment has recently raised concerns about its insufficient resources to support numerous climate change mitigation and adaptation projects. This issue arises concurrently with the ministry's ongoing efforts to seek workable financing solutions for climate change-related initiatives due to constrained budget allocations and cuts.
Elsie Attafuah, the UNDP Resident Representative for Uganda says that UNDP intends to leverage the Cheptegei brand to amplify conservation efforts in climate action and preserve the Elgon region while creating new opportunities for youth and women.