Category: <span>Uganda</span>

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January 15, 2022January 15, 2022

Weatherman predicts dry Conditions in Uganda

Meteorologists have predicted dry and much warmer conditions to persist in mid-January.   According to a ten-day forecast of rainfall and temperature, we are expecting dry conditions and much warmer conditions to persist in mid January just like in the past ten days of this month. “This is partly due to persistently clear-sky conditions over...

Role of Youth in Food Systems Transformation
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November 12, 2021November 12, 2021

Role of Youth in Food Systems Transformation

The Uganda Model United Nations Conference (UMUN) is an educational forum for youths from different educational and career backgrounds to simulate the organs of the United Nations such as the Security Council and General Assembly through research-based diplomatic debate. UMUN is organized by the United Nations Association of Uganda in partnership with the different chapters...

Farmers excited by results from insecticide control trials for whiteflies
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July 15, 2021July 15, 2021

Farmers excited by results from insecticide control trials for whiteflies

Farmers in four sub counties in Buikwe and Bugiri districts are upbeat about the outcomes from insecticide control trials for whiteflies in cassava. The farmers are taking part in farmer participatory trials/demonstrations in Ngogwe and Najja sub counties in Buikwe, as well as Nankoma and Mutere sub counties in Bugiri district. The trials were established...

Karamoja region : Sustainable agriculture to fight food insecurity in Uganda
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June 16, 2021June 16, 2021

Karamoja region : Sustainable agriculture to fight food insecurity in Uganda

The Karamoja region is the driest and poorest region of Uganda. This region is particularly affected by climate change and drought, which is leading to soil depletion, environmental degradation, and poor harvests. Karamoja is currently facing a period of serious food insecurity, and this is expected to continue until the annual harvest, beginning in August,...

Greater Horn of Africa climate outlook
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June 13, 2021June 13, 2021

Greater Horn of Africa climate outlook

The upcoming rainfall season, June to September is an important rainfall season for Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, and Uganda. For some of these countries, it is the main farming season for their staple crops. A wetter than usual June to September season is expected over Sudan, South Sudan, most of Ethiopia, and Uganda...

Uganda Key Message Update: Erratic rainfall reduces crop production prospects in several areas of Uganda, May 2021
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June 8, 2021June 8, 2021

Uganda Key Message Update: Erratic rainfall reduces crop production prospects in several areas of Uganda, May 2021

Key Messages:    Due to irregular rainfall resulting in drier-than-normal conditions, first season harvests in localized areas of West Nile, Lango, Acholi, and Bunyoro sub-regions in northern and western Uganda will likely be below average and delayed until July. In contrast, heavy rainfall caused floods and landslides that have displaced up to 300,000 people and resulted...

Total signs deal to build East African oil pipeline, despite lack of finance
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April 15, 2021April 15, 2021

Total signs deal to build East African oil pipeline, despite lack of finance

Published on 12/04/2021, 4:13pm Uganda and Tanzania have given political backing to the 1,445km East African Crude Oil Pipeline, but climate campaigners are deterring investment Total CEO Patrick Pouyanné, Tanzanian president Samia Suluhu and Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni in Entebbe on Sunday (Photo: Total in Uganda/Flickr) By Chloé Farand Total has signed an agreement with Uganda and Tanzania...