Environment
Breaking

NFA Concerned over Increasing Population in Mabira Forest Enclaves

15 Sep 2019 · Micheal Ojja the Mabira Sector Manager says that there are 14 enclaves measuring about 2,660 hectares that were gazetted in 1932 when the forest was declared a central reserve. These enclaves were deliberately spared for people to live in so as to offer protection to the forest and its habitats.

Full story

Environment

17:22
17:22

NFA Concerned over Increasing Population in Mabira Forest Enclaves 2 4

Micheal Ojja the Mabira Sector Manager says that there are 14 enclaves measuring about 2,660 hectares that were gazetted in 1932 when the forest was declared a central reserve. These enclaves were deliberately spared for people to live in so as to offer protection to the forest and its habitats.
12:37
12:37

Kigumba Maize Mill Opens New Markets for Smallholder Farmers 4 2

Edith Kizito Kataike Kadok is one of the proud members of the association. She says she has earned 3 Million shillings in running capital since the mill was installed after seeing two of her daughters through universities.
08:34
08:34

Farmers in Northern Uganda Abandon Old Cash Crops For Cashew Nuts 4 1

In Lango sub region, cashew nuts is the latest addition after citrus fruits, mangoes, soy beans, pineapples and coffee introduced by the same agency and Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) few years ago.
18:09
18:09

Teacher Conquers Trek to Arua to Save Shea Nut Tree 3 3

The Conservationist, Mustafa Gerima, started his journey in Kampala two weeks ago and endured extreme weather through the jungles and national parks along the route. He made nightlong stopovers at Bombo, Katuggo, Migyera, Kafu, Kigumba, Bweyale, Karuma, Pakwach and Nebbi, before arriving at his destination, Arua.
17:14
17:14

Encroachers Raid River Katonga Wetlands In Sembabule 2 1

Francis Byarugaba, the Sembabule District Environmental Officer has described the encroachers as refugees who escaped from their gazetted settlement in Nakivale camp.
16:11
16:11

King Oyo Intensifies Campaign to Protect River Mpanga 3 1

On Wednesday, the King commissioned an incinerator and forty trash cans along the river banks to help reduce on the trash that would normally be dumped into the river thereby affecting the quality and quantity of water.
17:37
17:37

Kiwa Heritage Changing Face of Local Tourism in Kasese 8 1 Top story

Sylvester Kule Walyuba, a team leader at Kiwa Heritage says the site was established in 2013 to interest the community in environmental conservation and preserve the positive cultural norms and values of the Bakonzo people.