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13:04
13:04

Atiak Sugar Industry: Police Recommends Action to Avert Fire Outbreaks charcoal burning 1 3 Top story

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson reveals that their recommendations are based on thorough investigations that have undoubtedly pointed out to the factors causing the sudden fires.
18:07
18:07

Kitgum District Auctions 115 Impounded Bags of Charcoal charcoal burning 3 1

The District Information Officer Allan Courage Oola says the move is aimed at curbing illegal commercial charcoal burning and trade in the district.
11:55
11:55

Lamwo Wages War on Commercial Charcoal Burning Lokung sub county 2 4

Oketayot disclosed that the unregulated environmental degradation is being done by well-placed government officials, politicians and individuals.
15:13
15:13

Apac Bans Charcoal Burning apach district 1

The decision was approved by the District Executive Committee and seeks to promote environmental conservation in the district by protecting local forest reserves, community and private forests which were on the verge of exhaustion by the massive destruction of forests.
11:44
11:44

Kaberamaido to Auction 200 Bags Of Confiscated Charcoal charcoal burning 1 1

The charcoal was impounded by the Environmental Police protection unit while being transported to Mbale, Tororo and Busia districts.
18:23
18:23

Kalangala Suspends Lumbering, Charcoal Burning task force 1 4

Lugoloobi now wants all those involved in lumbering and charcoal burning to acquire licenses from National Forestry Authority.
07:39
07:39

Karamoja Leaders Clash Over Tree Cutting karamoja districts 1 2

Dr. George Oming, the Kotido Natural Resources Officer, says over 200 bags of charcoal leave the district daily. A big bag of charcoal in Karamoja costs between Shillings 10,000 and 15,000, while a small bag costs between Shillings 5000-8000.
07:27
07:27

Kotido District Council Moves to Curb Tree Cutting natural resources 3

Ambrose Lotuke, the district chairperson Kotido says charcoal burning was embraced by communities especially in new settlements as a source of livelihood. He observes that much as several people have been apprehended by police, the existing laws are weak in punishing charcoal dealers.
11:14
11:14

Residents Ignore Ban on Tree Cutting nema 1

In November 2016, the district conducted a community campaign to stop the indiscriminate cutting of trees. But just over a month after the campaign, charcoal burning and selling wood fuel remains high in the area. The activities are mostly common in the sub counties of Arapai, Katine, Gweri, Asuret and Kamuda.
10:08
10:08

Private Foresters Push for Charcoal Export Permits charcoal burning 2

Water and Environment minister Samuel Cheptoris says the non issuance of the production and export permits is aimed at restoring the forest cover in the region that was heavily encroached on in the last 20 years.
17:29
17:29

Lira District In Campaign To Curb Tree Cutting charcoal burning 1

According to 2014 Uganda Population and Housing Census report, 56,352 out 89,133 households in Lira district depends on firewood while 28,611 use charcoal.
17:32
17:32

Jinja Households using Insulated Wonder Bags to Save Cooking Costs cooking bags 2 2

The bag is a non-electric heat retention cooker which allows food that has been brought to the boil over a heat source to continue cooking for up to 12 hours after removal from the heat source.
10:03
10:03

Busoga Women Reap Big From Charcoal Briquettes rural women incomes 1

A number of women in Busoga region are reaping big from making environmentally friendly energy-saving charcoal briquettes. Charcoal briquettes are made from charcoal dust, cassava flour and wood dust by groups of women. They sell them to people at 50 and 100 shillings for a small and a big briquette respectively.
11:00
11:00

Charcoal Business in Nwoya to be Taxed charcoal burning 1

The ongoing massive felling of trees and charcoal burning in Nwoya Sub County, Nwoya district has begun to take its toll on the residents who are now asking the local leaders to intervene to discourage the practice.
13:08
13:08

Arua Auctions Impounded Charcoal as Dealers Protest charcoal burning

Arua district local government on Wednesday auctioned up to 150 bags of charcoal which was impounded from dealers. The impounding of the charcoal followed an ordinance passed by the district to control deforestation which was blamed on increased charcoal burning.
11:04
11:04

Hoima Charcoal Dealers Complain As License Fees Go Up tree cutting

Charcoal dealers in Hoima are complaining over high license charges levied on them by the district forestry office.
14:13
14:13

Moyo Residents Turn To Energy Saving Stoves To Protect Environment charcoal burning

Residents in Moyo district have turned to energy-saving stoves as an alternative energy source, in a move aimed at protecting the environment against degradation.
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