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    • The Costs Of Environmental Degradation And Loss To Uganda’s Economy With Particular Reference To Poverty Eradication 

      Moyini, Yakobo; Muramira, Eugene; Emerton, Lucy; Shechambo, Fanuel (IUCN - The World Conservation Union, Eastern Africa Regional Office, Nairobi., 2002)
      Although Uganda's environment and natural resources (ENR) sectors (including agriculture, forests, wild life, wetlands and others) contribute significantly to the economy, only a portion of their contribution is captured ...
    • Towards Better Integration of Water and Sanitation in PRSPs in Sub-Saharan Africa; Lessons from Uganda, Malawi and Zambia 

      Overseas Development Institute (WPP, 2004)
      With the increased prominence of Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) in setting national policy agendas and mobilizing resources within developing countries, it is becoming increasingly important for sectors to engage ...
    • Sharing Oil and Gas Revenue in Uganda 

      Muramira, Telly Eugene; Manyindo, Jacob (Uganda Wildlife Society, 2008)
      Although Uganda has significant natural resource endowments, most communities living in proximity to these resources continue to suffer serious levels of poverty. This situation sets a bad precedent for the developing ...
    • Crafting an Oil Revenue-Sharing Mechanism for Uganda 

      Muhwezi, Wilson Winstons; Bainomugisha, Arthur; Ratemo, Fred; Wainnier, Greg (Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment ACODE, 2009)
      The discovery of commercial oil deposits in Uganda makes the country strategically important not only in the Great Lakes Region but also in international affairs. As one of the leading oil producers, Uganda will be expected ...
    • Water, Crisis and Climate Change in Uganda: A Policy Brief 

      Ruettinger, Lukas; Taenzler, Dennis; Musana, Paddy; Bangirana, Narcisio (Initiative for Peacebuilding, 2011)
      Although it is endowed with abundant renewable water resources, Uganda faces huge challenges in the water sector. Pressure on and competition around water resources are increasing. Such increasing competition can lead to ...
    • Climate Change the Global Phenomena, Uganda in Perspective: What is it? What does Policy Makers need to know and to do? 

      Uganda Wildlife Society (Uganda Wildlife Society, 2011)
      Ordinarily, any change in global temperature and rainfall over a period of time. Commonly associated with global warming, the sustained spatio-temporal differential increases in average temperature of earth near ...
    • Enhancing the role and visibility of forests and the forest sector in Uganda’s sustainable development 

      Uganda Wildlife Society (Uganda Wildlife Society, 2011)
      Forests according to FAO global forest resources assessment 2010, is defined as land spanning more than 0.5 hectares with trees higher than 5 meters, a canopy cover of more than 10% or trees able to reach these thresholds ...
    • Marginalization of Environment and Natural Resources Sub-Sector: Undermining the Economic Base and Entrenching Poverty in Uganda 

      Mugyenyi, Onesmus; Kaggwa, Ronald; Kisaame, Keith Emmanuel; Solomon, Stuart (ACODE, 2011)
      Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) constitute a significant economic base of Uganda and will remain so in the future. While the causes of poverty in Uganda can be attributed to many other factors, environmental ...
    • Uganda Wildlife Society Policy Dialogues 2012 

      Namirimu, Teddy; Buyinza, Joel; Nyadoi, Priscilla (Uganda Wildlife Society, 2012)
      This Policy Brief has been prepared with the financial assistance of IUCN NL, Wetlands International and Both ENDS, partners in the Ecosystem Alliance. The views expressed, the information and material presented and the ...
    • Who is Responsible? A Situational Brief on the Air Pollution in Lugazi Town 

      Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER) (Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), 2013)
      For close to two years, residents, workers and passersby in Lugazi Town Council have had to put up with an obnoxious smell that engulfs the town in the late evenings and early mornings. Lugazi town is located in Buikwe ...
    • Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief Uganda 

      César, Emelie; Wolf, Hanna (Sida's Helpdesk for Environment and Climate Change, 2013)
      This environmental and climate change Policy Brief has been written as an input to the Swedish results strategy process and in preparation of a new regional strategy document for Uganda1. The purpose of this brief is to ...
    • Operationalization of Uganda’s National Tree Fund A Process Audit and Call for Action 

      Naluwairo, Ronald; Amumpiire, Anna; Kyarisiima, Judith (ACODE, 2014)
      Uganda is one of the countries losing forest cover at a very alarming rate. It is reported that within a period of 15 years, stretching from 1990, Uganda’s forest cover had reduced by approximately 1.3 million hectares.1 ...
    • Enhancing the Role of Courts in Promoting Forest Justice 

      Naluwairo, Ronald (Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment ACODE, 2017)
      Despite concerted efforts by government and non-government actors, Uganda continues to suffer from unprecedented rates of deforestation and forest degradation. Current statistics indicate that in the last 25 years, Uganda ...
    • Benefit sharing in the Forestry Sector in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania: Status, Lessons and Recommendations for Uganda 

      Nabanyumya, Robert; Mugyenyi, Onesmus; Naluwairo, Ronald; Amumpiire, Anna (Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment ACODE, 2017)
      There is international consensus that sharing of benefits from natural resources like forests is a key tool that can be used to promote both sustainable management of natural resources and improve livelihoods of natural ...
    • Uganda’s Natural Resources; Wetlands Conservation Issues 

      Nyadoi, Priscilla; Ogolla, Laster Stoney; Aram, Thomas (Uganda Wildlife Society, 2018)
      This policy brief has been prepared with financial assistance of the Columbus Zoo and Aquaria. The views expressed, the information and material presented and the geographical and geopolitical designations used in this ...
    • Achieving “No Net Loss” for people and biodiversity in Uganda 

      Uganda Poverty and Conservation Learning Group (NatureUganda, 2019)
      Governments, businesses and financial institutions worldwide are increasingly adopting a ‘no net loss’ (NNL) approach to address impacts on biodiversity of development projects such as infrastructure development. This means ...
    • Investing in Water and Environment 2019 

      The National Budget (UNICEF, 2019)
      Ensuring efficient management of water resources for hydro-power development, agricultural production and productivity, industrial development, tourism development and mitigation of climate and climate change effects. ...
    • How can the increasing water demands be met within existing public financial resources? 

      Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit (Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit, 2019)
      The Second National Development Plan (NDP II) 2015-2020, identifies the provision of adequate water supply and improved sanitation as one of the key priority areas for promoting sustainable wealth creation and inclusive ...
    • Is the water and Environment Sector in position to achieve the NDPII Sector Outcome Targets? 

      Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit (Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit, 2019)
      The Government of Uganda’s Second National Development Plan, 2015/16-2019/20 (NDP II) identifies the provision of adequate water supply and improved sanitation as one of the key priority areas for promoting sustainable ...
    • Can Uganda achieve SDG 6 on Water and Sanitation? 

      Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit (Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit, 2019)
      During the 2015 United Nations Sustainable Development Summit, Uganda and 192 other United Nations (UN) member states unanimously agreed to the new global development framework: ‘Transforming our world - the 2030 Agenda ...