For the love of Bugoma: The young Ugandans defending Bugoma forest

June 5, 2024    By Balach Afiego

Nuriat Keitesi, a 17-year-old student from Kikuube district in Western Uganda, is a curiosity. While her age-mates are preoccupied with light-hearted matters, Keitesi is focused on an important task: the conservation of Bugoma Central Forest Reserve, which neighbours her home. Bugoma forest, which measures 41,144 hectares and was gazetted in […]

Petition by the communities Affected by the interconnection power projects,Uganda-Kenya and Uganda-Rwanda projects.April 2012

April 21, 2012    By admin

The Honorable Minister, Republic of Uganda Re: A Petition by the Communities Affected by the Interconnection Power Projects, Uganda-Kenya and Uganda-Rwanda Projects, Introduction The power project: The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) through the Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP) is implementing two key initiatives aimed at guiding the development […]

Translate Oil environment reports-2012

March 23, 2012    By admin

The government and oil companies have made great successes in discovering commercial oil reserves standing at over 2.5 billion barrels, issued over five(5) exploration licenses, conducted over five(5) Production Sharing Agreements(PSAs), trained some Ugandans in oil, currently enacting new laws and many other positives.

Inadequate oil laws a threat to Uganda’s future development-2012

March 15, 2012    By admin

Uganda’s draft oil laws are inadequate and risk undermining prospects for the country’s future development if passed by Parliament, said a coalition of civil society groups today. The coalition urged Uganda’s government and international donors to listen to serious concerns raised by MPs and civil society and make the laws as strong as possible.