By Andrew Kaggwa and David Luganda, NECJOGHA It’s confirmed! The marauding desert locusts on Sunday crossed into Uganda through the border district of Amudat in the Karamoja region. By Monday swarms of locusts had also spread in the Moroto district. On Sunday,...
By David Luganda NECJOGHA/AFMC The Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) has urged farmers not to start planting crops because the country, is still in the dry season of December, January and February as the main planting season is still ahead....
By Kate Ferguson, DFID WISER Programme Manger at Met Office For the last four years, the Met Office has been helping create a positive change to millions of lives in East Africa through a weather and climate programme called WISER....
The year 2019 was the second warmest year on record after 2016, according to the World Meteorological Organization’s consolidated analysis of leading international datasets. Average temperatures for the five-year (2015-2019) and ten-year (2010-2019) periods were the highest on record. Since...
The Africa Climate Change Fund has allocated $4.7 million to finance projects led by Africans in order to better support African States in the process of building resilience to climate change. They mainly concern resilient agriculture and climate finance. The...
KAMPALA, UGANDA - The international non-profit organisation Slow Food International has launched agro-ecology training in East Africa. The project is aimed at young people and local communities and is expected to last until 2021. “Developing local economies in East Africa...
KALUNGU, UGANDA – Grief and shock gripped residents of Kamuwunga landing site in the southern Uganda district of Kalungu on Friday last week when a 17 year old boy drowned in Lake Victoria. Police identified the deceased only as David....
JINJA, UGANDA - Although some leaders have cited sugarcane growing as one of the causes of famine in Busoga Sub-region, experts say there is no evidence to justify this. The experts made the remarks during a training of statisticians on...
NAIROBI, KENYA - Billions of locusts swarming through East Africa are the result of extreme weather swings and could prove catastrophic for a region still reeling from drought and deadly floods, experts said Friday. Dense clouds of the ravenous insects...
Bonn/Kampala - In consultation with the secretariat of UN Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Republic of Uganda has decided to move the dates of the upcoming Africa Climate Week to 20 to 24 April 2020. The new dates take advantage of the...

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