The scheme covers 20 Acres of land on the Western Bank of River Abera in Ayweri Village in Paibona Sub County, some 60 Kilometers North East of Gulu Town. He says the Ministry of Water and Environment has planned to construct another 15 mini irrigation schemes in the district to transform agriculture in the district.
The storms are characterized by very cold morning and evening breezes. Motorists have been forced to drive on reduced speeds with car head lamps turned on throughout the day. In some offices in Gulu administration headquarters, windows remain closed on the Eastern wing to prevent dust covering the floor.
The municipality has been experiencing intermittent power supply for the past five years. According to residents, supply is often disconnected for as long as 12-hours, a trend which has destabilized businesses and forced some factories to relocate.
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 35 Million Euro financing agreement was signed this morning at the German Embassy in Kampala. Matia Kassaija, the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development and the Managing Director Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited Willy K. Kiryahika represented the government of Uganda.
Hope for Humans, the first comprehensive Care Center for sufferers of Nodding Syndrome was established in 2012. It became a safe haven where children with nodding syndrome received medical care, rehabilitation, nutritious meals, special education, and personal hygiene support.
The corporation on Thursday morning disbursed 4,000 US dollars approximately 14.6 Million shillings towards paying the full tuition of two teenage female students joining secondary schools for four years. Each female student has 2000 US dollars for tuition, exercise books and sanitary towels amongst others.
Claire Kearney Volpe, an adjunct professor from New York Universitys Tandon School of Engineering, says the training is an extension of digital accessibility Lab, a five-year community participatory project of the University of New York.
Sinohydro, the Chinese Company building the Karuma hydro power station has been told to fix fresh engineering setbacks in four major parts of the plant. The parts include the dam section and its power intake as well as underground caverns and tunnels which will lead large volumes of water to six giant electricity generating turbines and later back into River Nile.
Uganda AIDS Commission says only 980,954 out of 1.4 Million Ugandans living with HIV were on treatment by March 2017 in Uganda. It says in 2016 alone, 14,348 men died of AIDS compared to 9,600 women in the same year in Uganda.
Ceaser Okot, the Manager Hope for Humans explains that as out growers, the victims will benefit from a government grant of 26 billion Shillings being extended to out growers registered under the project.