Two new videos from the Weather Wise project show how climate scientists are working with journalists in Uganda to provide farmers and fishermen with appropriate information in an accessible format to help them adapt to changing weather patterns. [more...]
How are Ugandan farmers adapting to climate change? By abandoning maize for new varieties of rice in response to changing weather patterns - found Isaiah Esipisu in this investigative report from Amuru district in the country’s north. [more...]
George Achia reports on an initiative to alert fisherfolk and other users of Lake Victoria to sudden severe weather – so that they can avoid harm to health and livelihood. [more...]
A new initiative under Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) is using film-making to improve communications between farmers and government officials in Uganda. Leonie Joubert reports. [more...]
In the new ‘Climate and Development Outlook: Uganda Special Edition’, Revocatus Twinomuhangi describes the everyday reality of climate change for Ugandans, and the critical policy choices which face the country today. He also catches up with Mr. Chebet Maikut, Commissioner of Uganda’s Climate Change Department. [more]…
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A new report from the Government of Uganda with support from CDKN, Baastel, Metroeconomica, Makerere University and CIDT, finds that adaptation to climate change today is well worth the investment. The costs of inaction on climate change by 2025 are 20 times the costs of adaptation. [more]…
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