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Environmental Education Project (ECO-PESA)

Summary Environmental issues and controlling, mitigating them is becoming evermore important in the Zombo region in Uganda (more specifically the sub-counties Paidha and Atyak). Extensive, destructive usage of the soil and other natural resources, together with, among others, poor waste management cause more severe droughts, combined with the increase of spreading pests and diseases. To raise awareness and reduce these negative impacts, the project “Eco Pesa” (Swahili for “Eco Money”) focusses therefore on environmental education and income generation through practical environmental conservation.

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JEEP Green Ambassadors Club

The JEEP Green Ambassadors Club is an initiative to encourage and motivate mostly young people to realise a more ecological future. We do this by appealing to peoples different drives and present, in accordance to the sustainable development goals, environmentally friendly and practical ways to achieve their goals. We, for example, reach out to less fortunate people to share new ways of sustainably generating income. An example of this would be the multitude of ways in which tree leaves can be used, instead of cutting down trees to sell firewood.

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Response to Increased Environmental Degradation and Promotion of Alternative Energy Sources in Refugee Hosting Districts (RED)

This browser does not support PDF! 14.12.2021 – Capacity building training for Conflict Resolution Structures Mid-December, a one-day seminar about conflict resolution structures was given in Adjumani Town, Resident District commissioner’s Hall. It aimed to equip the committees with knowledge and skills in conflict resolution and management, especially in the scope of scarce natural resources. Specific objectives To train the selected structures on how to resolve conflict and tension related to environment and natural resources.

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East African Civil Society for Sustainable Energy & Climate Action (EASE&CA)

The overall objective of this project is increased access to sustainable energy and other climate solutions to local communities in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania with both women’s and men’s full and effective participation and leadership for improved livelihoods and reduction of poverty. The immediate objective 1 (Local activities in 3 districts in Uganda): Empower poor, rural communities in three districts in Uganda, and in East Africa more generally, to get access to clean energy and improved livelihoods in an economic and climate friendly way, as well as to refine methods from previous projects to realise this.

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Solar Cold Storage and Lighting Project

Joint Energy and Environment Projects (JEEP), between August 2017 to February 2018, set up 6 JEEP Green Power Units in Bubeke and Kyamuswa sub-counties, Kalangala District. The Units were set up at 6 landing sites with funding from United States Africa Development Foundation (USADF) under the project name, Solar Cold Storage and Lighting Project. JEEP works with 6 women groups to run the units. JEEP pre-commissioned the Green Power Units on 20th and 21st February 2018.

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Clean Environment Initiative Project (CEIP)

The aim of this intervention is to create awareness for behavioural change in proper waste management, clean cooking and tree planting as mitigation measures to environmental degradation in Soroti District. This includes capacity development and advocacy activities in the schools and at the district level. It is a project meant to be replicated in more districts after two years. The project addresses 4 UN sustainable development goals of Climate Action, Good Health and Well-being, No Poverty, Renewable Energy and Sustainability.