Shea trees act as a carbon sink, playing an integral role in maintaining biodiversity, and supporting the livelihoods of communities. ...

Activists want the government to stop the project in order to reflect the government’s commitment to reducing carbon emissions and energy transition. ...

Climate experts are attributing the invasions of pests to the changing patterns in rain and temperature. Most pests are running towards the areas with cooler breeding areas, especially in East Africa. ...

Agroecology is a production system that considers the interaction between plants and animals, diversifies crops on farms, regenerates soils, and uses organic fertilizers in food systems. ...

 In early 2020, shortly after the Covid-19 epidemic started in Uganda, Lake Albert experienced record breaking floods, sweeping and submerging all houses and other property nearby. Wamaani’s family scampered to safety. ...

Despite its dangers to human health and the environment, charcoal is the leading fuel source in Uganda. More than 90% of the population depends on firewood for domestic and commercial energy. But locals are trying to change this. Isaac Nydamuhaki, an entrepreneur ...

Agroforestry is a natural climate solution that helps mitigate the effects of climate change while ensuring food security. ...

As the UN climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, came to a somewhat disappointing close on Nov.12, indigenous community rights activists gathered outside the offices of banking giants, JPMorgan Chase, in Glasgow, to demand big banking institutions stop financing oil ...

Environmental leaders have expressed concerns about Uganda’s silence on deforestation during the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow. On the third day of the summit, 105 countries signed an agreement to end and reverse deforestation by 2030, a pledge ...

Ugandan youth have been among the strongest voices calling for urgent global action to address climate change. Many whom The Independent has talked to say when the 26th UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) opens in Glasgow, Scotland, on ...