National Programme on Sustainable Consumption and Production, Uganda
Type of document: Policy and legislation
Unsustainable consumption and production is responsible for land degradation, air and
water pollution, resource depletion and the associated ecological and social challenges
that characterize Uganda today. The World Summit on Sustainable Development held in
Johannesburg, South Africa in 2002 re-emphasized the fact that unsustainable patterns of
consumption and production are the key primary causes of environmental degradation.
The summit therefore concluded that promoting sustainable consumption