The slum dwellers in Mbarara city, Uganda are using collective savings to deal with the global pandemic and invest in new businesses. Sarah Nandudu reports. This is the 40th story from the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more...]
In Uganda, young people are acquiring skills and tapping into new opportunities to fight against the global pandemic collectively. Godliver Businge reports. This is the 34th story in the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more...]
There is tremendous economic growth potential for agricultural enterprises in East Africa, but expansion depends on their receiving appropriate support - including training on how to be climate-smart. [more...]
Guy Rudolph of CDKN describes a new Climate Information for Grains tool, which is designed to help farmers respond to climate change. [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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