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Uganda

Official name: 

Republic of Uganda

UN group: 
Least developed countries
Landlocked developing countries
Country income: 
Low-income economies
UNFCCC Annex 1 status: 
Non Annex 1 Party to the Convention

Uganda (2012)

Energy profile
  • Uganda Lake Victoria

    Climate resilient decision making methods for Lake Victoria

    Type: 
    Technical Assistance
    Date of submission: 
    Tuesday 31 May 2016
    Phase: 
    Completed
    Countries: 
    Objective: 
    Sectors: 

    This Technology Transfer Advances Zimbabwe's

    Context

  • Uganda Country Gender Profile

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Thursday 1 February 1996
    Objective: 
    Sectors: 

    This paper is part of a series of country gender profiles developed by Swedish International Development Co-operation Agency (Sida). The objective is to help Sida personnel and consultants in all its partner countries to improve awareness, commitment and capacity to support gender equality efforts. This series aims at providing the information and statistics necessary to make economic and poverty analyses sensitive to gender issues and to ensure that a gender perspective is integrated in all country strategies.

  • Transcending boundaries to improve the food security of HIV-affected households in rural Uganda: a case study

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Monday 1 January 2007
    Objective: 
    Sectors: 

    Realising food security for all is a complex task that requires attention to agricultural, nutritional, technological, and gender issues. This case study describes the experience of Partners for Food Security (PAFOSE) in Tororo, Uganda, a multi-organisation partnership aimed at better integrating district level organisations to identify and promote ways to improve food security. PAFOSE used approaches that integrate knowledge from work around HIV/AIDS, gender, nutrition, and agricultural extension.

  • Women cooperative preserving the Kinyara forest through bee farming and sustainable agriculture

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Monday 3 October 2016
    Objective: 
    Sectors: 

    Description of the project 

  • Economic assessment of the impacts of climate change in Uganda: Key results

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Sunday 1 November 2015
    Objective: 
    Approach: 

    Against a backdrop of increasing awareness about the impacts and potential economic costs of climate change, the government of Uganda commissioned this report published by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network. This report presents the key findings of the study, which assessed the economic impacts of climate change in Uganda. It is hoped that the report can provide the government with economic evidence on the current and future costs associated with climate change, and the necessary adaptation measure required at both national and local levels.

  • Indigenous adaptation

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Saturday 1 January 2005
    Objective: 
    Approach: 

    This article presents the benefits to vulnerable communities of indigenous based climate change adaptation and the advantages of collaborating with scientific strategies, instead of remaining a separate entity, to produce the strongest and most appropriate result.

  • Turning up the heat: Climate change and poverty in Uganda

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Sunday 1 June 2008
    Objective: 
    Sectors: 
    Approach: 

    With a specific focus on Uganda, this report examines the impacts of climate changes on agriculture, pastoralism, health and water. The report aims to serve as a stimulus for change for people in developing countries like Uganda who are feeling the worst impacts of climate change, even though their contribution to global warming has been miniscule. It is explained that food insecurity in Uganda is a major challenge and climate shocks are making food insecurity worse. Impacts are greatest on the lives of ordinary people, especially women, frustrating their efforts to overcome poverty.

  • Future climate scenarios for Uganda's tea growing areas

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Friday 1 July 2011
    Objective: 

    This document is a report about the study of the future climate scenarios for Uganda’s tea growing areas. Its objectives are to develop future climate scenarios indicating the adaptability/suitability of tea under changing climatic conditions for Uganda’s tea growing zones, and potentials for alternative crops suitable under predicted climate change. It attempts to predict the:

  • Country survey on health and climate change

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Thursday 1 January 2009
    Objective: 
    Sectors: 

    This paper highlights analysis of current vulnerabilities, threats strategy and policy in Uganda that include the health risks, population groups that are most vulnerable to the health impacts of climate change strategy and policy, priority in addressing the impacts of climate change on health strategies developed current policy gaps in addressing climate change and health and how well equipped the health system is to cope with the impacts of climate change.

  • Lived experiences: Adaptation to climate change in Gogonyo sub country, Palisa District, Uganda

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Friday 1 January 2010
    Objective: 
    Approach: 

    Communities which are remotely located in countries such as Uganda, have limited access to social services, dependent on natural resources for their livelihoods and may have limited opportunity to influence the policies that affect their lives are, therefore, likely to be more vulnerable.

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