• ENERGY

    FACTS ABOUT ENERGY USE IN UGANDA Lighting Majority of households (52 percent) use Tadooba (local paraffin candle) as the main source of energy for lighting. Only about 20 percent use electricity. Electricity use has more than doubled and use of Tadooba has reduced by about 20 percent. At the time of census 2014 enumeration, the […]

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  • AGRICULTURE

    Uganda is predominantly an agricultural country employing over 78 percent of the population. But the sector continues to face serious challenges ranging from climate change, rampant crop and animal diseases, low levels of absorption of modern technologies which all together result into low levels of productivity. With Uganda’s rapidly growing population, it is generally accepted […]

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  • Obsolete? The gases used in most of today's refrigerators and air conditions is dangerous to the planet. New agreement will see most of these replaced but at a considerable cost to developing countries

    Ban on dangerous refrigerant chemical, ‘a landmark’ in war on climate change

    Over 190 countries have reached what has been described as a landmark step when they agreed in Kigali recently on a systematic process to replace the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), chemicals commonly used in refrigerators and air conditioners, with safer and lesser polluting alternatives. HFCs were developed in response to the 1987 Montreal Protocol, a […]

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  • Water scarcity, lack of political-will hamper irrigation

    Last week, President Yoweri Museveni concluded a week-long tour of Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) projects in Luwero district. The president captured the attention of the nation with his personal involvement in demonstrating to local people how they can counter the effects of drought. Using a bicycle and helpers to ferry jerrycans of water from wells […]

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  • Water scarcity, lack of political-will hamper irrigation

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