News & Events
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.
30/09/2015 - The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) in the collaboration with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development and the Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum officially launched a five-day training programme on Monday for senior government officials and members of the private sector in Kampala.
16/09/2015 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group Board approved on 16 September 2015 a US$ 121 million loan and grant to help Uganda’s government improve access to electricity for rural households, businesses and public institutions to ultimately improve the livelihoods, economic opportunities and access to social services in rural communities. The Bank Group allocated a US$ 100-million loan and an additional €10.205 million grant mobilized by the AfDB from the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) window of the EU-Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund (EU-AITF).
29/06/2015 - High-level officials are meeting in the Ugandan capital Kampala from June 29-30, 2015 to give the green light on a proposed action plan on mainstreaming managing for development results (MfDR) at the national and regional levels.
22/05/2015 - At its governing body meetings last week, the $8.1 billion Climate Investment Funds (CIF) endorsed 9 African nations to serve as pilot countries for critical aspects of climate-smart development, with six pilot countries for climate resilience and three for sustainable forests. In addition, governments unanimously endorsed Ghana’s ambitious investment plan to transform and promote its renewable energy sector.
04/05/2015 - The Northern Transport Corridor in East Africa, extending from the port of Mombasa in Kenya and serving the hinterland countries of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan, is the busiest trade and transport corridor in East Africa handling the bulk of the region’s regional and international trade. While there have been major improvements in transport infrastructure for the corridor, it still faces challenges of road accidents due to long driving distances.