Between June 2016 and January 2017, USJA implement the project Understanding Climate Change through Journalism (UCCJ). The project aimed to bring to light challenges arising from climate change and climate variability that are faced by rural smallholder farmers in Uganda by empowering rural-based journalists to report effectively on these challenges.
Launched in January 2017, this project gives opportunity to one young journalist every month to be mentored in science journalism and, initially, publish with The Sunrise or Watchdog Uganda. The Sunrise is Uganda’s leading and oldest weekly newspapers. Watchdog is an online publication based in Kampala. For details on participating