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Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Uganda’

The real and unstoppable danger of global warming

The real and unstoppable danger of global warming

By 2050, 25 million more children will go hungry as climate change leads to food crisis, says the highly respected International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington, D.C. IFPRI, however, incorrectly links the prediction and the solutions, to man-made global warming. The food challenge will occur whether the warming is man-made or part of a […]

World Bank to reward Uganda for planting trees

World Bank to reward Uganda for planting trees

Uganda is undertaking a reforestation project that will help reduce global warming emissions under the Kyoto Protocol. The Nile Basin Reforestation Project is a ground-breaking project being implemented by the National Forestry Authority (NFA) in association with local community organisations. The growing trees absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, in exchange for revenues from the […]

UGANDA: Carbon Trading Scheme Pushing People off Their Land

UGANDA:  Carbon Trading Scheme Pushing People off Their Land

KAMPALA, Sep 25 (IPS) – As the world’s attention increasingly turns to the impact of climate change, at least one project intended to reduce global carbon emissions is accused of displacing indigenous persons from their home in Uganda. Under carbon trading programmes, companies that release greenhouse gases can either reduce their emissions or buy the […]

Uganda Seeks Local Solutions As Climate Change Effects Hit Harder

Uganda Seeks Local Solutions As Climate Change Effects Hit Harder

As the world continues to debate the effects of climate change and adaptation measures, Uganda is embarking on local solutions to beat the effects that have left 3.5 million people on the verge of starvation. Weather experts say Uganda’s rain seasons are increasingly becoming unpredictable and yet the country practices rain fed agriculture with over […]

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