Ugandan Youth Groups said in a statement issued at the sidelines of the climate change conference in Morocco that despite a new phase of climate negotiations coming at the backdrop of the Paris Agreement, current pledges are totally inconsistent with the common target of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees centigrade.
Once set up, the Tree Fund shall consist of a vote appropriated by Parliament, loans obtained by government, grants, gifts and donations. The money shall then be used to promote tree planting and growing at national and local levels.
The Ministry of Defence has begun construction work to redevelop Kololo Independence Grounds commonly known as Kololo Airstrip, an activity estimated to cost 17 billion shillings. The work is expected to improve the conditions at the place known to be one of Ugandaâ€™s biggest open spaces.