Conservation

PAKWACH RESIDENTS TURNING TO SOLAR AS ALTERNATIVE SOURCE OF ENERGY DESPITE SUPPLY, QUALITY CONCERNS

BY ACHORA GEOFREY PAKWACH: MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2022 In the rural communities of Pakwach district, adoption of solar power is slowly taking root, supplementing wood fuel and charcoal, the primary sources of household energy. Residents say this is because many private players in the solar energy sector are promoting the …

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KOBOKO DISTRICT CLOSES CHARCOAL MARKETS FOLLOWING RJF SUPPORTED STORY ON MOUNT KEI FOREST RESERVE

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU KOBOKO: Monday, September 19, 2022 Koboko district has shut down eight charcoal markets at Busia border crossing following the Rainforest journalism Fund supported article on Mount Kei Forest Reserve. “I closed all the eight big markets at Busia where they were trading charcoal. There was resistance from …

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE, PARTNERS LAUNCH SH7.3B NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PROJECT FOR REFUGEE HOSTING AREAS

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU YUMBE: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 The Community Development Centre (CDC), a refugee led organization in West Nile, has launched a sh7.3b (1,918,063 euros) sustainable natural resource management project for refugee hosting areas. The 3-year project dubbed “building peace through sustainable access to and management of natural resources …

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