KAL project Stakeholders meeting at JEEP Folkecenter

Mar 7, 2017   //   by The Power house   //   JEEP News  //  Comments Off on KAL project Stakeholders meeting at JEEP Folkecenter

On 15th February 2017, the KAL project stakeholders meeting was held at the JEEP Folkecenter where all the nine project districts of Arua, Amuria, Apac, Kalangala, Kamuli, Tororo, Mukono, Kasese and Mpigi were duly represented. Other stakeholders came from Government ministries, institutions ir universities, the civil society Organisations (CSOs), Government Agencies ( NEMA, NAADS, NFA, & UIA),  Media, and JEEP members. The Chief Guest Mr. Soren H. Larsen the First Secretary at the Embassy of Denmark in Uganda was the Chief Guest who launched the report on findings and recommendations on Renewable Energy and Climate Change mitigation aims at increasing  the level of sustainable rural communities through implementation of environmental conservation practices e.g. energy saving stoves and tree planting and local access to renewable energy technologies such as solar lamps.

The findings came from all the project stakeholders where the Area Members of Parliament in the target district promised to further advocacy and lobbying for greener developments and embrace the benefits of renewable energy technology through encouraging formulation more strategic and comprehensive greener policies; District, sub-county, local and village leaders become more active in policy formation, enforcement and monitoring measures to reduce environmental degradation e.g. recapturing degraded wetland, tree planting during district and global environmental days and participative / interactive decision making forums in their local and administrative council meetings.

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