Since the draft National Climate Change Bill, 2017 came out for public review at the end of July 2017, the Climate Change Department in collaboration with different stakeholders have held several meetings involving Government Departments and Agencies; Civil Society Organizations; Private sector; Members of Parliament through the Parliamentary Forum on Climate Change, among others
Uganda has already witnessed some of the negative effects of climate change. These include severe water shortages, increased incidence of drought, reduced food and cash crop
Sadly, Uganda still lacks a substantive law that deals with climate change.
A knowledge-sharing and networking regional workshop was held in Arusha –Tanzania from the 22nd to 23rd June 2017.
In Mityana district, central Uganda, Kikandwa Environmental Association - KEA is taking lead in improving livelihoods of the community through this approach. KEA addresses climate change impacts and vulnerabilities using different strategies and met hodologies such as information sharing through the community innovation resource center.
The Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) is one of the cornerstones of international climate policies as they include the targets and measures that each country has committed in the Paris Agreement to reduce Green House Gases (GHG) emissions.
A Project on Promoting the Implementation of the Paris Agreement in East Africa (PIPA) has been launched. The project focus is on pro-poor, low emission development will be implemented by Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development,
Why the East African Community Integration Process Could Benefit From Adopting a More Sustainability ‘Menu’ in 2017
UCSD participated and made an input at the meeting convened for the private sector and civil society by the Ministry of East African Community Affairs, in the build up to the fifth Annual East African Community Secretary General’s Forum under the theme: ’15 years of EAC: Towards a Borderless Community’.
The Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), in cooperation with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), on Thursday published the latest in its series of regional reports on the state of renewable energy.