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                                          Kapchorwa, Uganda - A group of young people, majority women in Kapchorwa district Eastern Uganda, have started a new project which is using solar energy to transform human and livestock waste into efficient cooking fuel. Pick It Clean, an...
  WASHINGTON, US - Donald Trump has formally started the process of pulling the US out of the landmark Paris Agreement, three years after the deal came into force.  Announcing the withdrawal on Monday, secretary of state Mike Pompeo reiterated the...
When undisturbed tropical forests are lost the long-term impact on carbon emissions is dramatically higher than earlier estimates suggest, according to a new study. Between 2000 and 2013, about 7 percent of the world’s intact tropical forests were...
Nairobi, Kenya – The Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) has released the weather forecast for November 2019 predicting above average rainfall which may lead to floods and landslides. KMD says that several parts of the country experienced wet weather conditions during...
Madrid, Spain- Madrid will host the Cop25 UN climate talks, stepping in after Chile withdrew amid social unrest. The Spanish government offered to hold the UN’s annual circus of thousands of diplomats, politicians, campaigners, journalists and business leaders in its...
Accra, Ghana - The first results of the Climate Chance Summit Africa-2019, which was recently held in Ghana, are already visible. Gathered for three days of reflection on the future of climate in Africa, the experts drew up resolutions...
Santiago, Chile - Chile, wracked by civil unrest for a fortnight, has withdrawn from hosting the 2019 UN climate talks. Chile’s president Sebastian Piñera announced the country would not host the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) meeting or the Cop25...
By MICHEAL WONIALA, Daily Monitor/ NECJOGHA  Barley growing farmers in Sebei- Sub-region are crying foul after their produce was rejected by their sole buyer, Nile Breweries Limited (NBL). Mr Onapito Ekomoloit, the Legal and Corporate Affairs director of NBL, said the...
By Dorothy Nakaweesi, Daily Monitor/NECJOGHA Coffee is Uganda’s leading export commodity, ranking the country as Africa’s biggest exporter and second producer. At least 1.7 million households (10.7million people) in Uganda depend on coffee. Of these, 60 per cent are women. But...
By Robert Atuhairwe, New vision/NECJOGHA The government has introduced standard operating procedures to be followed by schools to establish demonstration gardens. The initiative is aimed at providing practical learning on different technologies of micronutrient -rich foods and the utilisation of community-based...

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