The position paper has revealed challenges in different thematic areas, say for wetlands, “Political, as well as interference by security agencies in the wetlands management, have continued to impede some of the law enforcement efforts”.
Community based initiatives and innovations for waste management must be promoted and supported, for they turn waste including plastic into valuable products which create employment and generate incomes while cleaning up the environment.
Governance remains one of the critical challenges for sustainable forest management in Uganda. Despite several attempts by Government to sustainably manage the forests, the forest cover has reduced from 24% in 1990 to 9% in 2015. This decline in forest cover is largely attributed to poor governance of the forestry sector. This Forest Governance Training Manual is ACODE’s contribution towards enhancing forest governance in Uganda.
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The Water and Environment Sector of Uganda has recently developed a Strategic Sector Investment Plan (SSIP) to guide annual investments in the sector up to year 2030.
CARE and partners implemented the FOREST programme with an overall objective to support civil society and the media, to empower poor and natural resource dependent citizens, to participate in forest governance, monitor implementation of forest policies and laws and advocate for fair and appropriate forest laws and regulations at the national and global level (care international Uganda).
The National REDD+ strategy has been finalized by the National REDD+ Secretariat of the Ministry of water and Environment.The REDD+ Programme is coordinated by the Ministry of Water and Environment through the ForestSector Support Department (serving as REDD+ National Focal Point and REDD+ National Secretariat).
The Joint GOU-Development Partners Technical Review (JTR) Meeting, for the Water and Environment Sector, 10-12th April 2018 in Masaka district.
(Assessing the progress made with regards to implementation of the key actions and/or undertakings which were agreed during the 2017 JSR and recommend actions arising from the field visits)
Water and Environment Sector Performance Report 2017
The 9th Water and Environment Sector Performance Report (SPR) provides a concise and transparent overview of investments, targets, achievements, outputs and challenges for the sector during 2016/17FY.
Terms of Reference
Development of an advocacy strategy for project CSOs and networks (Increasing access to sustainable and renewable energy alternatives in the Albertine Graben to conserve high value forest ecosystems to benefit people and nature in Uganda)
ENR-CSOs Position on the Performance of Environment and Natural Resources sub-Sector in Financial Year 2016/17.
A position paper presented a head of the 9th Annual Water and Environment Joint Sector Review 2016/2017.
The Environment and Natural Resources Civil Society Organizations (ENR CSOs) Network is participating in the 9th Annual Joint Sector Review (JSR) 2016/2017, a process involving participation of Government of Uganda line departments, agencies, CSOs, development partners and other stakeholders. Members of the Network partner with the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) in jointly delivering development to the citizens whilst playing a public watchdog role to monitor policy implementation and performance based on agreed actions and undertakings