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Keleti with the briquettes he made

Keleti with the briquettes he made

Ahimbisibwe Keleti completed his Primary Leaving Examinations recently. The 13-year-old has quickly thought about how to keep himself busy as he... .../Read More!

The garden

The garden

The level of urbanisation in Uganda currently stands at 12%, growing at a rate of 4.7% and it is estimated to reach 30% by the year 2030,... .../Read More!

Kabuo Rose with the plastic bottles that she collected in Katwe

Kabuo Rose with the plastic bottles that she collected in Katwe

Kabuo Rose saw a challenge in her community and she offered to be the solution. The plastics that were littered in Tawo zone, Katwe, a Kampala... .../Read More!

The plastic waste collection point at Katwe Ku Railway

The plastic waste collection point at Katwe Ku Railway

Katwe Ku Railway is a spot in Katwe, a Kampala suburb. There is a trading centre near the spot, but what is more noticeable is a group of youthful... .../Read More!

Supplying seedlings to residents to plant

Supplying seedlings to residents to plant

Nabasirye Janet is a vendor in Kamwanyi market. The 23-year-old had no idea about climate change and its effects, until she met a team from the... .../Read More!

Kasagga sensitising about climate change through action By Bbaale Drake Thomas Efforts by different stakeholders to curb the effects of climate... .../Read More!

Ssengendo’s urban farm in Kirombe, Kampala

Ssengendo’s urban farm in Kirombe, Kampala

Madinah Ssengendo is a resident of Kirombe in Nakawa, Kampala. Ssengendo is among the people practising urban farming in Kampala. She had almost... .../Read More!

akalanda Phiona, a resident of Katwe I, practising box gardening

akalanda Phiona, a resident of Katwe I, practising box gardening

Poor drainage. Poor housing. High cost of living. Survival for the fittest. These are some of what describe many slum communities in Kampala. And... .../Read More!

mixed farming

mixed farming

Mr. Rwothomio Joseph is passionate young farmer living at Kunya Zone in Mutungo, a Kampala suburb. The 28-year-old keeps animals and grows crops... .../Read More!

Twezimbe Women Group working area

Twezimbe Women Group working area

Polythene bags (kaveera) are the most used grocery shopping bags by many Ugandans. One of the reasons for this is because they are cheap and... .../Read More!

urban farming

urban farming

Last year, the Network for Active Citizens in partnership with Dreamtown, a non-governmental organisation, taught youth, who came to be known as... .../Read More!

Nature

Many times, artists have been re-enacting nature, especially of things that are no longer common. And man, too, has in many ways substituted... .../Read More!

Urban farming: Katwe residents leave no space to waste By Nakandi Mastula

The level of urbanisation in Uganda is currently estimated at 24%. Population growth comes with the need for more food and land for settlement for... .../Read More!

waste management

According to a UKaid report, the city of Kampala generates around 2,300 tonnes of solid waste per day, amounting to 803,000 tonnes per year. The... .../Read More!

animal agriculture

Animal agriculture is a leading source of climate chaos, generating more greenhouse gas emissions than all cars, trucks and other transportation... .../Read More!

climate change

In 1992, at the Earth Summit in Brazil, upon receiving reports that the global temperatures had increased by 0.3-0.6 0 C, countries agreed to “... .../Read More!

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