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Worth Noting: In addition, Uganda is still facing the high rate of youth unemployment because they lack electricity to run some businesses that can be their source of income like saloon, food vendors among others. It’s also important to note that government programmes such as Parish model, Emyooga, Youthhoods SAGE among others, whose objective is …

Worth Noting: The launch of oil projects amidst the above gaps is a big threat to small-scale farming and Uganda’s continued economic growth. Remember, the oil sector will not employ everyone. It also cannot replace agriculture. Fisheries’ sector concerns: Further, Uganda’s oil activities are taking place in major lakes and rivers. Under the Tilenga project, …

Content provided by At a hybrid press conference from Nairobi, International Land Coalition (ILC) Africa displays its plan for protecting community land rights environmental defenders—the first of its kind on the continent ILC Africa has reiterated that Africa Land Forum 2021 taking place October 26-28 under the theme “Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa …

By: David Kinyanjui  @MountKenyaTimes Residents of Magumu ward, Kinangop constituency in Nyandarua County are set to benefit from a Sh 21 million irrigation project. The Upper Gitwe Irrigation Project funded by the National Government will serve more than 700 farmers sitting on 260 acres of land. Water, Irrigation and Sanitation Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki who …

Worth Noting: Important to note is that all parties should report regularly on their emissions and their implementation efforts every after 5 years. Unfortunately, Ugandan government might lose out on this if at all they do not produce Climate Action plan by 12th October 2021 as stated by the Uk Government. Further, according to article …

Worth Noting: In my opinion, according to what is happening now, environmental committee is missing. This is due to lack of environmental laws to protect and defend the environmental rights, climate change bill has delayed being signed by the president because there is no committee that is mandated to get money and pay for the …

By: Alfred Nganga  Local agri-business firm Kakuzi Plc has announced the full constitution of its Independent Human Rights Advisory Committee (IHRAC) with the appointment of Mrs Gina Din-Kariuki. Mrs Gina Din-Kariuki is a respected and leading businesswoman, philanthropist and champion of Women’s rights. While confirming the latest committee member, Kakuzi Plc Managing Director Mr Chris Flowers said …

By: Joseph Kamau Joblessness has remained to be one of the most daunting problem facing the youths in Kenya. Thousands of youths have been migrating from Rural to Urban centers in search of white-collar jobs which in most cases have become elusive. The perceptions still held by the youths that agribusiness is a ‘poor man’s …

By: Owen Mburu Kinoru Worth Noting: Furthermore, human health is also at risk, because a warmer, wetter climate is expected to increase malaria. These populations historically have had limited contact with diseases like malaria and thus have lower resistance. Malaria is already responsible for 5 percent of deaths in children under five and accounts for …

Worth Noting: In 2021, about 250 non-governmental organizations begun a move urging commercial banks to stop funding EACOP and fought for EACOP affected communities to receive fair compensation for their land that was acquired for the path of the oil pipeline. This is because the Civil society organization said that EACOP have negative impact on …