UNU-LRT TRAINING PROGRAMME The United Nations Land Restoration Training Programme (UNU-LRT), the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) and Makerere University, are organizing a training targeting local government officers working in the environment and natural resources (ENR) and allied departments.
The Chinese company carrying out sand mining in Lake Victoriaat Nangombe , Kasanje sub county has no licence to do so,
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The Minister of state for Environment, Hon. Flavia Nabugere has said that Government of Uganda was committed to addressing issues of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) under the Stockholm Convention. These remarks were made during the launch of the project entitled “Enabling Activities to Review and Update the National Implementation Plan (NIP) of the Stockholm Convention (SC) on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)’’ at an inception workshop held at Imperial Royale Hotel Kampala.
National Environment Management Authority (Nema) backed by the police and Uganda Revenue Authority raided supermarkets and impounded packs of polythene bags (kaveera) as their ban took effect.
The officials, headed by Mr Tom Okurut, the Nema executive director, launched impromptu operations at various supermarkets around Kampala to ensure the stakeholders were implementing the law to conserve the environment.
National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) is undertaking the review of the National Environment Act Cap. 153 (NEA) and its subsequent regulations. The act which was operationalized in 1995 after the National Environment Policy, 1994 is NEMA’s operational law and is mother to subsequent regulations that govern different sectors of the environment.
With the looming exploitation of Oil and Gas resources which have already been reported to be more than 6.5 billion barrels, the Norwegian Government under the Oil for Development Cooperation with the Government of Uganda, carried out capacity development training course in “Environmental Management Challenges in the Oil and Gas sector.”
Rakai to host World Environment Day, 2015
Rakai District Administration has been chosen to host this year’s national World Environment Day (WED) celebrations.
WED which is celebrated every year on June 5th is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment through the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).
NEMA’s Annual Corporate Report (ACR); provides information on its achievements, outputs, outcomes and challenges. During the FY2013/14, NEMA has enhanced environmental compliance and enforcement of the environmental law, regulations and standards; through access to environmental information and awareness, education and public participation.