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Environmental NGO in Uganda

This Month at JEEP – 03.2022

In this newsletter we briefly mention what we have been up to in the last month, hoping the curious reader enjoys following up.

Community Capacity Building / Solar and Tree Planting

Introduction Forests and woodlands are estimated to have covered about 10,800,000 ha (45%) of Uganda’s surface area in around 1890. Since then the size of the forest estate has drastically shrunk. Over the years the forests have been gradually cleared and today estimates indicate reduction to about 730,000 ha which is only (3%) of Uganda’s…
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Lighting Africa powered by “Energi Nord”

  Access to electricity inUganda is limited for most of the population. The Ugandan census of 2002 reported that 7.7% of households used electricity for lighting (37% of urban households and 2.6% of rural households) this was up from 5.6% in 1991. In contrast, 74.8% of households (33.3% of urban and 88.2% of rural) were…
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