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09:33
09:33

Kapelebyong Loses 3,000 Trees to Animals During Lockdown Climate Change 1 Top story

“Some of the teachers who remained at school tried to control the community from grazing in the school compound but they were harassed. Some community members even threatened to beat up our teachers who attempted to stop them from grazing on the school compound”, Olaki said.
11:09
11:09

Kampala Likely to Flood More - Report Climate Change 2 6

Launched ahead of the World Cities’ Day 2020, marked today, the reports puts Kampala on the list of 100 other cities that are expected to suffer the greatest rise in water risk problems by 2050. The risks include flooding, drowning, prolonged hot seasons and water scarcity, among others.
16:03
16:03

World Bank Gives Uganda UGX 1 Trillion For Social Services Climate Change 1

The package will boost service delivery in education, health, water and environment, and micro-irrigation.
11:46
11:46

Rwenzori Mountains Park Partners With WWF to Protect Endangered Species Congo 1

James Okware, the Senior Warden in charge of the park, says that due to poaching, climate change, and excessive degradation of the park by those engaged in timber cutting and collection of firewood, a number of tree species, mammals and reptiles are at the verge of extinction.
11:03
11:03

UN Postpones all Regional Climate Weeks to 2021 green cities 1

It had been hoped that Uganda would still later in the year host the event as earlier planned. A statement from UN Climate Change Secretariat’s Regional Collaboration Centre-Kampala confirms that the meeting will not take place this year.
12:07
12:07

Tree Fund Frustrated by Finance Ministry - Speaker Kadaga tree planting 4 1

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga said that it was sickening that 16 years after passing the Act, Finance Ministry is yet to allocate money under the Fund to enable vigorous replacement of trees that have been cut and the disappearing forests. The Tree Fund is provided for under Section 40 of the National Forestry and Tree Planting Act 2003.
15:27
15:27

Early Rains Disorganize Farmers in Soroti Climate Change 2 1

Paul Oonyu, a farmer in Gweri sub county says although the rains appear serious, he cannot risk planting anything on the ground because he is not sure of its reliability. Oonyu claims that farmers have lost to such rains when they get excited to cultivate.
17:01
17:01

2,000 Delegates to Attend Africa Climate Week in Kampala Climate Change 2

Beatrice Anwar, the state minister for environment said the Africa Climate Week is a unique event that brings together both government and non-party stakeholders to address climate issues under one umbrella in order to become part of the momentum created by the global climate agreement in Paris.
17:05
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Soroti Bishop Orders Clergy to Plant Trees Climate Change 1 Top story

While confirming 142 children in Kaberamaido on Sunday Bishop Odongo threatened that he won’t conduct any confirmation in any parish unless trees have been planted.
07:41
07:41

Wakiso Farmers Irrigate Crops in Rain Season, Count Loses drought 3 2 Top story

Eng. Nicholas Lubanga, one of the officials from the Water and Environment Ministry overseeing the project, says the mistakes that lead to loss of the crops could be expected since it was the first time for the farmers to interface with irrigation technology.
17:25
17:25

Environment Ministry Develops Tools to Guide Climate Change Mainstreaming plan 4

Ssemambo adds that the Climate Change Department has now developed tools that will aid technocrats at all levels to include an aspect of climate change mitigation and adaptation into planning, decisionmaking and investment.
16:26
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NFA to Restore Bamboo in Ogom Forest Reserve, Pader Climate Change 2 Top story

Jimmy Ouna, the NFA Northern Regional Manager says the move is aimed at restoring bamboo plants that were depleted from the forest reserve over the years due to encroachment and high demands. Ouna says NFA plans to restore bamboo on 100 hectares’ piece of land at the forest reserve to increase the forest cover.
19:43
19:43

Climate Change Experts Court Commonwealth Delegates on Fund 1

Uganda’s climate change experts are pushing for mainstreaming of ministry plans and requirements for certificates of compliance by Parliament before the budgets are approved.
19:28
19:28

Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference: Delegates Criticize Gov’ts On Global Warming Climate Change 1 Top story

A section of delegates at the ongoing 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) today criticized governments for allegedly not taking steps to curb the increasing effects of climate change.
15:02
15:02

Ugandan Appointed to Head UN Climate Technology Centre Climate Change 1

She replaces Mr. Jukka Uosukainen of Finland who served as CTCN Director from 2014-2019, and will address the CTCN’s Advisory Board for the first time when it gathers at its 14th meeting on 11 September in Paris.
19:29
19:29

Climate Change Committee Seeks to Activate Tree Fund tree planting 1 1

The committee will initiate and scrutinize bills, coordinate activities and make recommendations to Parliament on the legal and institutional mechanism to address climate change. It was established against a background of challenges the country is facing in mitigating the effects of climate change.
21:03
21:03

Envoy Roots for Youth Involvement in Climate Change Campaigns 3 1

Jakobse says that a lot needs to be done, to boost Uganda's effort to deal with Climate Change and specifically pointed out the recognition of the role of youths’ participation in the campaign. She was speaking at the Secondary Schools Quiz competitions held at Kibuli Secondary School today.
11:14
11:14

Mak Seeks Funding to Support Poverty Eradication Programs Makerere University 1 3

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the institution’s Vice Chancellor decried the reduced funding citing that JICA withdrew funding “at a time when East Africa needed it the most.”
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