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13:06
13:06

UN Treaty On Plastic Pollution Gains Momentum NEMA 2 3 Top story

There's an ongoing debate about whether to focus more on curtailing production or enhancing waste management.
16:26
16:26

Dr. Tom Okia Okurut: The Environment, Conservation Steward NEMA 1 Top story

Tom Okurut’s work at NEMA ‘was crucial in regulation and enforcement against threats to the environment and conservation. He has been credited for strong environmental regulation of the oil and gas sector in Uganda.
10:46
10:46

Former VP Begins Work, Directs Cancellation of Kitubulu Titles NFA 4 4

Bukenya who invited officials from the National Forestry Authority, National Environment Management Authority, Entebbe Municipal Council, Ministry of Water, Lands and Environment, and a civil society group acting on the environment was shocked to hear that portions of the forest have been parceled out and handed to individuals and companies for private development.
13:30
13:30

Government Drafts Bill to Regulate Sand Mining NEMA 1 1

Sand and some substances used in the construction industry were not defined as minerals by the 1995 constitution.
14:57
14:57

Environmentalists Warn of More Disasters as Floods Cover Five Villages in Mbarara, Ibanda NEMA

Unless the people vacate the wetlands to allow them to hold the running waters and practice the sustainable land management system that includes afforestation, terracing the hills, and land mulching, such disasters won't end -Environmentalists.
15:09
15:09

NEMA Assures Timber Dealers Over New Directive of Source of Wood NFA 2

NEMA in its notice directed that all timber-processing companies present proof of sustainable sources of wood when applying for approval for timber processing.
15:49
15:49

Politicians Back Encroachers as Wetlands Continue to Disappear climate change 4 1

Available statistics show that wetland coverage in Uganda has dropped from 37,346.3 Sq. Km in 1994 (15.5 percent) to 21,526.3 Sq.Km which is an 8.9 percent decrease. There is also a projection indicating that if the destruction trends are not checked, Uganda will be left with only 1.6 percent of wetlands cover by 2040.
07:37
07:37

UPDF Devising Means of Desilting Lake Victoria, Nile River body 1 1 Top story

George Musinguzi, the UPDF Spokesperson in Busoga sub region, says they have teamed up with experts from the National Environment Management Authority and National Fisheries Resources Research institute-NAFIRRI to ensure that their operations are nondestructive to aquatic life.
13:20
13:20

Gov’t Insists on Wetland Demarcation in Wakiso Amid Resistance district 5 1

Ali Wamala Ngudde, a resident, claims that some people own titles in the areas which the ministry is claiming to be wetlands. He says that the ministry needs to be careful while trading on their land.
12:14
12:14

NEMA Snubs CSOs Petition on Oil Pipeline Assessment Report environment 5 1

The National Agricultural Management Authority-NEMA has snubbed a petition by civil societies under Civil Society Coalition on Oil and Gas-CSCO which requested the environment body not to approve the east African oil pipeline environment and social impact assessment report.
16:49
16:49

State House Anti-Corruption Unit Arrests Kakira Town Clerk home 1 1

Gulale was arrested on Wednesday together with the council auditor, Peter Mulaavu and Fred Kisige, the engineer of Bugembe town council.
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