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13:12
13:12

NFA, Kalangala Leaders Clash over Land 1 1

The land located along the Kalangala Mulabana road is in three sub-counties including Mugoye, Bujumba and Kalangala town council.
11:09
11:09

NFA to Plant 400,000 Trees in Karamoja air pollution 1 1

Tom Okello, the Executive Director of NFA says Parliament has given them funding to produce additional 300,000 seedlings in each district of Abim, Kaabong, Moroto and Napak next year.
10:39
10:39

Environmental Authorities Evict Kumbu Forest Encroachers 2

Agnes Namatovu, one of the affected encroachers, says the eviction caught them unawares since they didn’t receive any warning.
07:04
07:04

Parliament Tree Project Dries in Moroto chris obore 1 1

In June last, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga launched the Mt. Moroto Tree Planting Project in Katikekile Sub County with the aim of protecting the environment and address climate change in the region.
17:22
17:22

Minister Cheptoris, Residents Clash Over Forest Reserve tree planting 5 1 Top story

Last year, the National Forestry Authority-NFA ordered the squatters to vacate the forest land to pave way for tree planting and restoration of the forest in vain
16:27
16:27

Kalangala Bans Power Saws willy lugoloobi 2 1 Top story

Willy Lugoloobi, the Kalangala District LC V Chairperson, also wants the enforcement of all regulations aimed at protecting forests.
10:34
10:34

NFA Evicts Over 200 Families from Forest Land uganda 1 5 Top story

Jenifer Nantume Egunyu, the Buvuma Woman Member of Parliament, says she is disappointed with UPDF for torturing the affected households to the extent of burning their houses.
07:06
07:06

Uproar as NFA Clears Part of Barifa Forest Land area 2 3 Top story

Hilal Naseem, an environmental activist in Arua, says any suspicious moves relating to Barifa forest land could trigger public uproar and spark unrest.
17:34
17:34

NFA Launches 10 Million Tree Planting Campaign 1 3

Reports by NFA indicate that Ugandas forest cover across the country tremendously declined from 24 percent 4,933,271 hectares of land area in the 1990 to less than the current 9 1,956,664 hectares percent in 2018.
15:21
15:21

Gomba Authorities Blame Forest Destruction on Pastoralists, Veterans land 1 3

Fred Nayebale, the Gomba Resident District Commissioner, confirms the annexation of forests by veterans, which followed the allocation of land to some individuals by the former Chief Administrative Officer, Abdul Batambuze.
11:47
11:47

Trader Drags Gov't to Court Over Seized Logs police 1

In his affidavit, Kyiwa argues that there is no justifiable reason for holding the logs, adding that his repeated appeals to the relevant authorities to release the impounded logs have been futile prompting him to turn to court.
18:53
18:53

Apaa Land Dispute Talks Extended 1

In a press statement issued by Julius Mucunguzi, the Communications Advisor of Rugunda, Rugunda noted that the extension is meant to allow for the on-going consultations by the two teams to be finalized.
15:30
15:30

Ten Held for Encroaching on Wambabya Central Forest Reserve district 1

John Bosco Muruli, the Supervisor Wambabya Central Forest Reserve, says the suspects were found carrying out illegal activities including bush clearing, charcoal burning, lumbering and cultivation among others.
18:14
18:14

Nadduli Protests Arrest of Evicted Residents village 1 3 Top story

The news of the arrest of the residents, prompted Nadduli to stop Luweero police station accompanied by the LC 5 Chairman, Ronald Ndawula and local leaders demanding the immediate release of the suspects.
14:42
14:42

Tree Planting Campaign Launched in Kitgum 3

The campaign follows a recent district council resolution outlawing illegal logging and charcoal burning activities.
16:58
16:58

Tour Operators, NFA Oppose Kalangala Forest Land Degazzettment district 5 1

The Chairperson Ssese Islands Tourism Development Association, Joyce Kikomeko opposes the degazettment of the forest reserve since it preserves many tourism sites including the Henry Stanley and John Speke sites.
15:32
15:32

Arua Municipality By-Elections: NRM Members Clash During Planning Meeting leader 2 3

Jackson Dratibi, the Mvara Ward Councilors and Chairperson Arua Municipality Elders League, says he was also surprised by the arrangements of the meeting despite his position in the party.
07:41
07:41

CSOs Pressure UN, Govt to Address Plight of Displaced Apaa Residents people 3 1 Top story

David Moses Okello, the Gulu Action Aid Cluster Manager, says they firmly support the continued stay of the displaced persons in United Nations Compound if their plight is not properly addressed.
14:38
14:38

Uganda Urged to Stick to Afforestation Commitments forests 1 2

Under the arrangement, Uganda has committed to reduce agricultural expansion to forest areas, reduce the use of wood sourced from Natural Forests, restore natural forests, and maintain the existing forested areas as well as improving and expanding Community Forest Management.
08:33
08:33

NFA Partners with Local Institutions to Plant Trees in Moroto 1 1

The institutions include Lia and Musupo Primary Schools, Kodonyo Health Centre II, Kakingol Health Centre III, Katikekile and Tapac sub counties, and the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces--UPDF 3rd Infantry Division headquartered in Moroto. The entities welcomed the move by NFA and offered eight hectares of land to be used as demonstration sites.
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