In the early hours of Thursday morning, the streets of Makindye Division in Kampala witnessed a remarkable transformation.
African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina announced a new $1 billion facility to accelerate climate financing for Africa’s youth businesses. The additional financing will boost YouthAdapt, a joint initiative between the Bank and the Global Centre on Adaptation.
Given the current challenges of climate change, the loss of biodiversity, deforestation and landslides in Uganda, Over 100 climate change activists choose to wrap up the month of April in Nandere Forest to mark Earth Day 2023 running under the theme “Be part of the green revolution”.
Every 21st of March, Uganda joins the rest of the world to commemorate the International Day of Forests. Proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012, this day is meant to celebrate and create awareness about the importance of all types of trees and forests.
Private investment opportunities to support climate change adaptation against floods and droughts in Africa could reach a total of $100 billion by 2040, according to a new IFC study.
By Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
News from Europe that a vast windfarm is being demolished to make way for a new open-pit coal mine is the reprehensible double standard we in Africa have come to expect.
The government will soon share strategies for the restoration of the environment and natural resources following a spell of global climate challenges.
President Yoweri Museveni has said Uganda is committed to ensuring sustainable use of the environment and the natural resources saying these are at the core of sustainable development and critical for social economic development and transformation, healthy ecosystems and human survival.