Kampala Ministerial Declaration on Migration Environment and Climate Change
Directorate of Environment Affairs
The government of Uganda in addressing its development challenges places great
importance on environmental safeguards as evidenced in the numerous policies and laws
instituted to guide the sustainable use of natural resources. Important of these is the National
Environment Management Policy under which environmental management issues are based
with further guidance from other legal frameworks including the Environment Impact
Assessment (EIA) guidelines and other tools developed by the National Environment
Over the last 36 months (since early 2016), the number of refugees hosted in Uganda has dramatically increased. To date, about 1.3 million refugees reside in 13 settlements across 12 districts including Kampala, living alongside their Ugandan hosts. Uganda’s approach to refugee
Farm Income Newsletter January – March 2019
Uganda Environment Information Network Bulletin Issue 1
The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) will transport oil from the delivery point in Hoima District, Uganda, to a storage tank facility in Tanga District and a nearby offshore tanker loading platform, on the East African coast of Tanzania.
FIEFOC II Newsletter Oct-Dec 2018
The Joint Water and Environment Sector Support Programme (JWESSP) phase two 2018 - 2023 is a successor to the JWESSP 2013 – 2018 and builds on its achievements. The JWESSP phase two will be implemented by the Government of Uganda, represented by the Ministry of Water and Environment, with harmonised support from the water and environment sector Development Partners. The programme will help the sector to achieve its targets and improve its performance through consistent and harmonised support that is aligned to government objectives, policies and delivery modalities.
An area of land that is permanently or seasonally saturated with water is known as a wetland. In Uganda these include marshes, swamps and bogs. Wetlands occur all over Uganda and cover an area of 11 per cent of the land area.
Joint Water and Environment Sector Support Programme (JWESSP) for 2013 – 2018.