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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
  • Sustainable Financing for Sanitation in Africa: The Sani-Fund

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Thursday, June 6, 2013
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    This report describes the Sani-Fund in Africa and how sustainable financing has been accomplished. The information provided gives a general overview of the financial model incorporated in the project.

  • Tanzania Renewable Energy Association

    Type: 
    Organisation
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    Relation to CTCN: 
    Network Member
    TA proponent
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    Tanzania Renewable Energy Association (TAREA), formerly TASEA (Tanzania Solar Energy Association) is a non-profit making, non-governmental Organization established in 2000 with a mission  to promote and advocate the increased use of Renewable Energy by developing an effective network of members and stakeholders, emphasizing the need for quality and best practice throughout the sector. TAREA brings together actors to promote the accessibility and use of renewable energies in Tanzania Mainland.

  • Lake Victoria Basin Commission

    Type: 
    Organisation
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    Relation to CTCN: 
    TA proponent

    The East African Community has designated Lake Victoria and its Basin as an "area of common economic interest" and a "regional economic growth zone" to be developed jointly by the Partner States. And Lake Victoria is the focus of new attention following the declaration by the East African Community Heads of State that a joint programme be developed for the overall management and rational utilization of the shared resources of the Lake.

  • Biofuels for Sustainable Rural Development and Empowerment of Women, Case Studies from Africa and Asia

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Thursday, January 1, 2009
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    Poor communities in developing countries mainly depend on traditional biomass such as charcoal, wood and dung as other energy systems are often not accessible to them. Energy scarcity affects mainly women as they are the ones responsible for biomass collection. These time-consuming tasks often prevent women from seeking education and from engaging in income generating activities that are essential for overcoming poverty.

  • REDD Realities: How strategies to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation could impact on biodiversity and Indigenous Peoples in developing countries

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Thursday, January 1, 2009
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    It is crucial for international and national aspects of any forest conservation regime, programme and project to fully involve women, indigenous peoples and small farmers. This publication looks at the strategies of non-governmental and indigenous peoples’ organisations to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in Colombia, Costa Rica, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mozambique, Panama and Uganda. It also outlines the likely impacts of REDD on these countries. The document also contains links to reports by NGOs in Nepal, Paraguay and Brazil.

  • Levelling the field: improving opportunities for women farmers in Africa

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    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Wednesday, January 1, 2014
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    While agriculture across sub-Saharan Africa forms the backbone of many nations' economies, women are largely locked out of land ownership, access to credit and productive farm inputs, as well as support from extension services. This report seeks to focus international attention on the impediments that African women farmers face, presenting the clearest evidence to date on the breadth and depth of the resulting gender gap in agricultural production.

  • Zimbabwe Sunshine Group

    Type: 
    Organisation
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    Relation to CTCN: 
    Network Member
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    Zimbabwe Sunshine Group (ZSG) is a not-for-profit Community Based Organisation (CBO), established in 2007. The organisation seeks to develop waste management systems for the Eastern African region and to establish action strategies in order to raise awareness in addressing environmental challenges within local communities.

     

  • Centre for Child Development and Research

    Type: 
    Organisation
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    Relation to CTCN: 
    Network Member
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    CCDR works with families, communities, and other partners and aims to create a caring, protective, and supportive environment for children, youth and families through research, protection and conservation of the environment,  provision of education and water and promotion of health.

     

  • EED Advisory Limited

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    Organisation
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    Relation to CTCN: 
    Network Member

    EED Advisory Limited is an interdisciplinary consultancy firm with service offerings in the energy and environment space delivered through four practice lines: (i) sustainable energy, (ii) climate change, (iii) natural resource management and (iv) commercial project development. EED Advisory Limited operates through staff located in Nairobi and partners across the globe.

  • Uganda Cleaner Production Centre

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration: 
    Relation to CTCN: 
    Network Member

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