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News • October 16, 2021

“What Does Green Development Actually Mean?”

Recently, the term ‘green growth’ has rapidly encroached on the international public debate. The role of participative governance is central to the inclusive green growth model that Uganda has instituted into its development plans, such as the National Development Plan III. This has encouraged a green growth and sustainable climate for investment. Consequently, it has […]

News • August 19, 2021

Electronic Waste Management: A Promising Employment Opportunity for Youth in Uganda

Electronic Waste Management: A Promising Employment Opportunity for Youth in Uganda Photo Credit: Government Citizen Interaction Centre The amount of e-waste being produced – including mobile phones and computers – could rise by as much as Five Hundred percent over the next decade according to the UN. Such rapid growth, it argues, will create intractable […]

News • August 19, 2021

GGGI Uganda Team visits Mukwano Group of Companies

  L-R: George Lobo (Mukwano), Philip Muwanika (GGGI), Dagmar Zwebe (GGGI), Tonny Gadhoke (Mukwano) and Fredrick Barasa (GGGI). On August 4, 2021, the GGGI Uganda team visited the Mukwano Group of Companies factory in Kampala Industrial and Business Park, Namanve. This is a conglomerate based in Uganda, with operations in other East African countries. This […]

News • June 28, 2021

Green Industrialization: A Socioeconomic Imperative for Uganda’s Sustainable Growth

As Uganda embarks on accelerating its economic development, the Government is taking conscious steps to ensure that growth is socially inclusive and that the protection of the environment is upheld. The Uganda Vision 2040 states that “Ugandans desire a green economy and clean environment where the ecosystem is sustainably managed, and the liveability of the […]

News • April 10, 2021

Makerere University Commences implementation of Output 1.4 of Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization Project with selecting the Research Themes

On April 8, 2021, Makerere University College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) held a full day workshop at the university’s conference center to establish a research team and select themes for research. The meeting was attended by 22 university researchers and professors as well as representatives from the GGGI. The research topics are […]

News • February 2, 2021

GGGI inks an MoU with Makerere University to advance research and capacity development in Greening Urbanization

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Makerere University (MUK), the country’s oldest university, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on January 25, 2021 to establish a knowledge and engagement platform for building capacity for present and future leaders in greening urbanization. The MoU was signed by the Uganda Country representative of GGGI and the […]

News • January 18, 2021

Project Brochure: Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization

The project aims to promote sustainable development and inclusive Green Growth in Uganda by  focusing on green city development, green industrialization, efficient waste management and Green Growth Integration into planning and budgeting. This is to ensure Uganda is achieving maximum benefits from a Green Growth pathway . The project impact objective is: “Uganda achieves strong, […]

News • March 1, 2020

Workshop review and alignment of the National Environment Management Policy 2019 (NEMP) to the National Environment Act

The Ministry of Water and Environment of the Republic of Uganda in partnership with the GGGI Uganda office convened a workshop to review and align the National Environment Management Policy 2019 (NEMP) to the National Environment Act 2019 on February 26-27, 2020 at the Silver Springs Hotel Bugolobi, Kampala. The workshop was presided over by […]