Uganda

Uganda Challenges African Union to Focus on Climate Change

By Paul Amoru in The Daily Monitor Uganda
Uganda’s representatives to the Pan African Parliament (Pap) yesterday challenged the leadership of the African Union to immediately develop a workable strategy on ways to mitigate the devastating impact of climatic change being experienced across the continent.

Prepare for Floods, Lightning and Disasters

in The New Vision Newspaper, Uganda
By Prossy Nandudu
THE public in Uganda has been advised to guard against floods, landslides, strong winds and lightning with the onset of heavy rains.

The warning was sounded by the commissioner of the meteorology department, Michael Nkalubo, while explaining the current weather patterns.

He said the advice was meant to prevent loss of life and property.

The country is set to receive near normal rainfall during the September-December rainy season across the country.

Donors Developing Themselves Through Development Aid, says study

'Boomerang Aid Enriches Donors'
By Daan Bauwens

BRUSSELS, Sep 6, 2011 (IPS) - Development aid is ineffective mostly because it is tied to contracts worth billions of dollars awarded to firms in developed countries in a phenomenon called boomerang aid, a new study says.

The study by the European Network on Debt and Development (Eurodad), released Tuesday, shows that more than two-thirds of all aid contracts are bagged by companies in the developed countries.

UGANDA MARCH TO MAY 2011 SEASONAL CLIMATE FORECAST

THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA
MINISTRY OF WATER AND ENVIRONMENT
DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY

10th March 2011

SEASONAL RAINFALL OUTLOOK FOR MARCH TO MAY 2011

1. Highlights of the rainfall performance from September to December 2010

As was predicted at the end of August, the September to December 2010 rainfall season was influenced by moderate La Niña conditions which matured towards the middle of the season. The following were observed during September to December rainfall season:-

Climate Change Communication Conference in Africa

Tagged in

Monday, March 1, 2010 - 8:00am - Wednesday, March 3, 2010 - 7:09pm
The Climate Change Communication Conference Africa is easy to Remember. Simple as 1, 2, 3 March 1-3 2010. Now that COP 15 has closed the Climate Calendar Year, we are pleased to invite you to Uganda for the First Climate Change Communication Conference in Africa. Kindly put a star on the following dates in March 2010 and book them for Kampala, Uganda. Monday March 1st, Tuesday March 2nd and Wednesday March 3rd 2010 will be the Climate Change Communication Conference days.... Welcome.