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Uganda’s Second National Development Plan (NDP II) identifies tourism as a pillar of economic growth. Uganda’s rich natural heritage provides an opportunity to promote sustainable tourism linked to wildlife watching tourism. The National Tourism Sector Strategic Plan 2015/16 – 2019/20 indicates the lack of reliable, timely and accurate tourism data as a challenge. The project aims to fill in this gap with data innovation and big data.
Project Title: “Enhancing healthy wealthy, food secure rural communities, with sustainable livelihoods in ecologically stable, highly productive Rangeland ecosystems in Zimbabwe, Kenya and Uganda”
To empower smallholder rural communities in arid and semi-arid areas of Zimbabwe, Kenya, Uganda and globally to manage their lives and resources holistically, to improve their quality of life and that of future generations
1. Land Management:
1. Rehabilitate degraded rangelands and restore healthy grasslands for increased fodder.
2. Recharge underground water to restore natural water sources and provide drinking water.
3. Reverse desertification
In advancing the concerns already expressed by other Ugandan civil society on a draft climate change bill, UCSD took lead in setting up this online petition targeting the Speaker of Parliament, The Prime Minister and the Minister of Water, Environment, and other relevant law makers - that when this important Bill comes before the floor of Parliament of Uganda, the 5 specific glaring equitable and fairness related gaps must be addressed. More: https://bit.ly/2FvwfAh
Mainstreaming food loss reduction initiatives for smallholders in food deficit areas a joint UN RBA project [AFFILIATED]
It aims to improve food security and income generation of small farmers in food deficit areas through reduction of post-harvest food losses in targeted value chains. By mobilizing the individual strengths of the three agencies, the joint project will have significant impact and influence in stimulating Member Countries to take action to reduce food losses. It will contribute both to the Agenda 2030 and to the Zero Hunger Challenge and supports countries to achieve the Malabo Declaration goal.
Setting the Table for our Children – Improving governance of food systems through multi stakeholder action [CORE]
‘Setting the Table for our Children’ envisions a future in which sustainable and healthy food is affordable and attainable to all. It proposes to bring down the tremendous obvious and hidden economic, health, social and environmental costs of current food production and consumption patterns by promoting a food systems approach to food policy planning and governance.
The overall objective of SWITCH Africa Green is to support 6 countries in Africa to achieve sustainable development by engaging in transition towards an inclusive green economy, based on sustainable consumption and production patterns, while generating growth, creating decent jobs and reducing poverty
Awamu is a for-profit social and environmental enterprise which focuses on the manufacture of TLUD gasifier stoves and processed biomass fuels in Uganda. The company is a spin-off from the Wolrd Bank-funded BEIA project which promoted the Mwoto gasifier stove and was implemented in 2011 by CREEC - Makerere University.