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News • May 20, 2022

DISPLAY OF ARUA AND GULU CITY PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2022-2040

Pursuit to section 27 of the Physical Planning Act, 2010 (Principle Act), the Gulu and Arua city plan will be put on display from the 24th May 2022 at the following places: Physical Planning Department, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, 1st floor Century House, Parliament Avenue, P.O. Box 7096, Kampala. Email: mlhud@go.ug National Planning […]

News • April 6, 2022

GGGI – KOICA teams hold a familiarization visit to Kiteezi Landfill

On 29 March, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) staff visited the Kiteezi landfill to check the status quo of the landfill, collect information on how the landfill is managed, observe how much waste is coming in and out, how data is managed by KCCA, and to identify challenges. This […]

News • April 6, 2022

Green Growth aligned Physical Development Plans for Arua and Gulu city near finalization.

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) with support from the European Union has since July 2020 been implementing a three-year project; “Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization”. For the past 12 months, GGGI has been supporting the preparation of new city Physical Development Plans (PDPs) in Arua and Gulu and Infrastructure and Investment plans there and […]

News • March 25, 2022

Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy (UGGDS)

The Uganda Vision 2040 aspires to pursue economic development and socioeconomic transformation premised on the principles of a green economy such as equity, environment sustainability, resource efficiency, climate change adaptation and mitigation and inclusiveness. Accordingly, the National Planning Authority in partnership with the Climate Change Department of the Ministry of Water and Environment with financial […]

News • March 24, 2022

Green Champions on Sustainable Use of Forests

March 21, 2022 is the World Forestry Day. The Green champions had chance to offer their views on the sustainable use of forests. The big question: Knowing that the construction sector is a big consumer of forestry resources, what are the green building options to safeguard our forests eco systems? Read more here: 2022-03-21 Pullout […]

News • March 24, 2022

Strengthening Solid Waste and Feacal Sludge Management Capacity of the Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area Project – Phase 1

On 13th September 2021 KOICA and GGGI signed the project grant agreement to commence the implementation of the ‘Strengthening Solid Waste and Feacal Sludge Management Capacity of the Greater Kampala Metropolitan’ project phase 1. This phase starting from 2021 to 2023, will focus on development of strategies, implementation plans and technical designs for proposed interventions […]

News • December 4, 2021

Uganda Launches the Green Industrial Database

The industrial sector in Uganda consists of construction, mining and quarrying, formal manufacturing, informal manufacturing, electricity supply, and water supply. In 2010/11, the construction sub-sector was the largest, followed by formal manufacturing, water supply, informal manufacturing, electricity supply and then mining and quarrying. In line with Uganda’s major objective to mainstream green growth in government […]

News • December 2, 2021

Uganda Launches the Green Industrial Database

The industrial sector in Uganda consists of construction, mining and quarrying, formal manufacturing, informal manufacturing, electricity, and water supply. In line with Uganda’s major objective to mainstream green growth in government programmes, Uganda is prioritizing green growth to help implement the National Development Plan (NDPIII) and the Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy (UGGDS). The Global […]

News • December 2, 2021

GGGI promotes uptake of solar powered irrigation systems (SPIS) for Zirobwe farmers

Thursday, November 18, 2021 – GGGI, as part of the implementation of the “Promoting solar powered irrigation project” in Uganda held a demonstration session to showcase different solar powered irrigation pumps to 200 smallholder farmers in Zirobwe, on the outskirts of Kampala. The project is a two-year intervention funded by the Government of Denmark and […]

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 • July 20, 2021

MEET THE 2021 NOMINATED GREENPRENEUR FROM UGANDA – MR. PHILIP MUKURU

Each year, the best submissions from each participating country are selected to participate in the Greenpreneurs program. This twelve-week program is a global business accelerator and competition. It recognizes the efforts of young people from developing countries in the fields of sustainable energy; water and sanitation; sustainable landscapes; and green city development. Mr. Mukuru is […]

News • May 4, 2021

Induction of elected local government leaders in the beneficiary local government on the greening Uganda’s urbanization and industrialization project

On May 2 to 6, 2021, the National Planning Authority with technical support from the European Union and Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) will conduct an induction of elected local government leaders from four (4) newly established districts, and beneficiary local government on the Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization project. The induction will include a […]

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 […]