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Climate Change: European Union Earmarks Shs12b To Save Part of Uganda’s Forest Cover

European Union Earmarks Shs12b To Save Part of Uganda's Forest Cover

The European Union (EU) has earmarked €2.9m (over Shs12.5 billion) to boost two disaster risk management projects in the refugee host districts of Isingiro, Kyegegwa, Kamwenge and Kikuube. The two projects are; strengthening resilience through enhanced local disaster risk management capacities. And strengthening emergency preparedness and inclusive natural resources management in refugee-hosting districts. The two European Union projects will be ...

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Climate Change Can Impact The Spread Of Malaria In Africa

Climate Change Can Impact Spread Of Malaria In Africa

Research focused on Ethiopia’s Oromia region shows that a slowdown in global warming led to lower the spread of malaria. The slowdown in global warming seen at the end of the last century was a reflection by a decline in malaria transmission in the Ethiopian highlands. This is according to a study on published Wednesday. Barcelona Institute for Global Health ...

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UN Report Says Green Recovery Can Revive Covid-Hit African Economy, Tackle Climate Change

UN Report Says Green Recovery Can Revive Covid-Hit African Economy

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) says in a report published on Monday that investment in green stimulus projects would be the most cost-effective way to revive African economy that has been badly hit by COVID-19 pandemic. The report also added that this would strike a blow against climate change. Findings of the report titled Building Forward for ...

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UN Security Council To Meet On Global Warming Impact On World Peace

UN Security Council To Meet On Global Warming Impact On World Peace

The UN Security Council will hold a summit of world leaders Tuesday to debate climate change’s implications for world peace, an issue on which its 15 members have divergent opinions. The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called the session and conducted by video-conference. This comes just days after the United States under President Joe Biden formally rejoined the Paris climate ...

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Climate Change And African Farmers, What This Battle Means

Climate Change And African Farmers, What This Battle Means

Agriculture has always been deeply dependent on the weather. Farmers need a steady mixture of sun, warmth, and rain in order to reliably produce the food that all of humanity depends on for survival. Now, these once predictable growing cycles are at risk from climate change. Smallholders farmers are on the front lines. About 80 percent of the world’s food ...

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