Tag: AidEnvironment

// 19.01.24

Government, partners intensify restoration activities in disaster-prone Elgon area

By Javier Silas Omagor In a collaborative effort, the government through the ministry of water and environment, (MWE), along with partners such as World Bank and AidEnvironment has ramped up restoration activities in a disaster-prone Mt. Elgon area to enhance resilience and mitigate the impact of future calamities. This was revealed on December, Saturday, 16, at the well-attended ceremony to […]

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By Natividad
// 01.11.23

East Africa Team Gathers for Reflection Retreat

Write up by Anne Kikundwa & Brian Lukwago.   Over the years, AidEnvironment East Africa has mastered the art of institutional development, planning, and assessment. We have prioritized holding team retreats not only to reflect on our progress on our strategic plan but also to plan ahead as a team. This year’s reflection event was held in Fort Portal City, in […]

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By Natividad
// 28.08.23

Implementing Income Generating Activities for Sustainable Livelihoods in Uganda

LEARNING EXCHANGE VISIT RECAP: Mbarara, Kabale, Ntungamo, and Kasese Districts in Uganda (July 31 – August 4, 2023) Report Written by Anne Kikundwa Birungi Background: The Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) is implementing the Integrated Water Management and Development Project (IWMDP) in Lwakhakha sub-catchment in Mpologoma Catchment. The IWMDP supports the  implementation of catchment management measures, including soil and […]

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By Natividad
// 28.06.23

AidEnvironment Welcomes New Supervisory Board Member

Article drafted by Ana Natividad After 4 years as part of the Supervisory Board, Myrthe Haase will conclude her time at AidEnvironment and Tessa Maksimovic will assume the role she vacates. We thank Myrthe for the contributions she has made to the organization since joining the Board in 2019. Her insights have allowed us to grow as an organization. Myrthe […]

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By Melissa
// 28.04.23

Scaling up rainwater harvesting initiatives for improved access to potable water

Article by Anne Birungi Kikundwa   Northern Uganda is a region blessed with abundant rainfall. If properly managed, it has the potential to remove the burden of communities suffering from the lack of access to potable water during the dry season.  However, the practice of rainwater harvesting in the region has remained minimal partly due to lack of hard roofs […]

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By Natividad
// 28.11.22

AidEnvironment signs open letter requesting access to customs trade information 

AidEnvironment, together with 55 other civil society organisations (CSOs) and trade unions, wrote an open letter to the European Commission calling for non-state actors to be able to access customs trade information. The organisations believe that the reform of the Union Customs legislation can contribute to a more effective implementation of EU legislative initiatives and the achievement of related policy […]

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By Natividad
// 20.09.22

Ten oil palm concessions in Indonesia have already cleared 8,100 hectares of forest and peat in 2022 so far 

Indonesia remains the deforestation hotspot in the region according to an analysis conducted by AidEnvironment of the oil palm concession companies in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Papua New Guinea with the most deforestation in the first six months of 2022. The top ten concessions collectively contributed to 8,100 hectares of deforestation and these ten concessions are all located in Indonesia. Two […]

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