News & Events
04/02/2016 - In the African Development Bank Group’s bid to work for a continent free of poverty and water-borne diseases, the Board of Directors approved on Wednesday, February 3 in Abidjan a US $91-million loan to Uganda, for the provision of clean water and improved sanitation in the country.
20/01/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a US $76.7-million loan to finance phase two of the Uganda Farm Income Enhancement and Forestry Conservation Programme (FIEFOC-2).
18/01/2016 - Uganda received approval on Thursday, January 14 of a US $1.5-million preparation grant from the Climate Investment Funds’ Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (CIF PPCR) to develop a national Strategic Program for Climate Resilience (SPCR). Once developed, the policy-based SPCR will pave the way for climate-resilient transformation in the country through a broad set of resilience projects to be implemented through a unique multi-stakeholder approach. The African Development Bank (AfDB) will support Uganda as the lead implementation agency for the SPCR.
10/12/2015 - African Environment Ministers, under the auspices of the African Ministerial Confer-ence on the Environment (AMCEN), have restated their resolve to collectively demand for a binding legal agreement from the ongoing UN climate conference in Paris (COP21).
03/12/2015 - The African Development Bank Transport Forum (ATF) 2015 ended on November 27, 2015, with the AfDB reiterating its support for transport development to ensure economic growth on the continent.
26/11/2015 - The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and the Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) are collaborating to launch a competition from Thursday, November 19 to Monday, December 21, that seeks to identify innovative programmes that have advanced girls’ secondary education.
- From: 25/11/2015
- To: 27/11/2015
- Location: Kampala, Ouganda
The Uganda Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (CoP-MfDR), under the leadership of the Office of the Prime Minister of Uganda, will organize a high-level meeting on MfDR peer review from November 25-27, 2015 in Kampala, Uganda.
19/11/2015 - The AfDB is commemorating World Toilet Day, on Thursday, 19 November with the release of encouraging results of a Community Led Total Sanitation program have just been released from its field office in Mozambique. In Uganda, there is strong will and AfDB support to end “flying toilets” locally called “kaveera”, the practice of defecating in a polythene bag and throwing it away.
13/11/2015 - At its governing body meetings this week, the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) endorsed Uganda’s far-reaching Investment Plan (IP) to transform its energy sector by building on its renewables resources including wind, solar and geothermal, and expanding the spread of sustainable energy throughout the country.
05/10/2015 - The Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda, Ruhakana Rugunda, lauded the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) for conducting a capacity-building training programme to equip government officials with the skills needed to negotiate favourable mining agreements. He reiterated the need for strengthened human capacity that is critical to facilitate Government’s efforts to maximize benefits from the extraction of natural resources in the mining sector.