Uganda's Cabinet approves National Climate Change Bill, 2018

On Monday, March 25th, 2019 Uganda's Cabinet approved the National Climate Change Bill, 2018. The objectives of the bill include:

  • To provide a legal framework for enforcing climate change adaptation actions through which Uganda will be able to make adjustments in natural or human systems in response to actual or expected impacts of climate change in a manner that will reduce harm or exploit potential opportunities;
  • To enable Uganda to pursue its voluntary mitigation targets of reducing national greenhouse gas emissions.