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Ugandan; Rose Mwebaza appointed to head UN Climate Technology Centre

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Makerere University’s former head of commercial law and deputy dean of School of Law Dr. Rose Mwebaza has been appointed the new Director of the Climate...

Ambassador Malac; Leave Uganda’s food alone! We don’t need your genetically modified Foods

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); By Andrew Karamagi As an alumnus of the enlightening International Visitor Leadership Programme, I am a grateful beneficiary of your largesse and still enjoy good relationships...

Japan gives Prof Francis Omaswa 3.6 billion

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Under the medical services category , Prof Francis Gervase Omaswa, the Founder and Executive Director of the African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST)...

Japan offers to help end hunger in Africa -251M people facing ...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The Sasakawa Association will work with the Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA), to help double rice production to 50 million tonnes by 2030. Japanese Prime...

Stanbic Bank Uganda commits to the UNDP Gender Equality seal programme

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Stanbic Bank Uganda has signed up to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Gender Equality Seal Certification (GES) Programme for Public and Private Enterprises. The programme...

Climate change: Ugandan scientist receives 500M to develop reliable & useful climate information

The Climate Research for Development (CR4D) in Africa initiative announced the first cohort of 21 young African scientists who will receive up to £100,000 each to carry out demand-driven research and development of more...

South African carbon tax finally becomes law

South Africa’s long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent’s worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global...

The land, agriculture and forestry nexus at the heart of African sustainability

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Not only is Africa the continent with the greatest potential to increase productivity; it also has the highest percentage of rainfed agriculture and therefore among the most...

Cleaning up the transport sector in African cities

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Africa is the continent with the most rapidly growing urban population, at an estimated annual rate of 3%. The surge in population is paired with rapid urbanisation...

Weather services and insurance to counter natural disasters in Africa

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); In Africa, where many countries are exposed to risks of climate-change induced natural disaster, it is imperative to create integrated joint risk management strategies. This is because...