uganda

  • Lack of planning in refugee camps is damaging the environment

    How lack of planning in refugee camps damages the environment

    The number of refugees and persons of concern in the world by the end of 2015 was 65.3 million. Currently host to over 800,000 refugees, Uganda is home to one of the largest refugee camps in the world, Bidi bidi refugee camp. Located in northern Uganda, the camp was...
  • Uganda Must Drop the Bad Energy

    On 22 April, 175 countries signed the 2015 Paris Agreement at the UN Headquarters in New York. The event established a record for the first international agreement to be signed by all those parties on just the first day. Uganda represented by its Prime Minister, Hon. Ruhakana Rugunda also signed...
  • Redemption of a GBV Survivor

    Community Advocacy against Gender Based Violence is Foundation for Integrated Rural Development strongest niche to ensure that the post conflict communities in northern Uganda are trained, empowered to become community agents and advocates against GBV in the communities where they hail to ensure that peace prevails in these communities...
  • Uganda’s Move Towards Women Inclusion

    In the past, Uganda’s cultural system was deeply entrenched in patriarchy; a societal system in which men hold exclusive power. However with the coming of the National Resistance Movement government, in 1986, Uganda has made tremendous steps in the inclusion of women as partakers in the country’s development and decision-making...
  • Uganda Joins the Climate Change Loop

    In recognition of the danger of ignoring climate change and in the fulfillment of their obligation to the United Nation’s Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC) as a signatory, Uganda finally submitted its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) on the 14th October, 2015, just in time for the Bonn...