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17 Sep 2019 MOROTO
President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni on Thursday witnessed the signing of an agreement aimed at promoting sustainable peace and development among Turkana, Pokot and Karamojong communities. The programme dubbed Cross-Border Sustainable Peace and Development seeks to end hostilities among the three neighbouring communities and enhance development in the region by promoting non-violent interactions and collaborations...
17 May 2010 KAMPALA, Uganda
The Ugandan government will construct new water systems and open stores of spare parts for the systems in each district as part of a strategy contained in the country's new five-year National Development Plan, which will start in June. The 441-page plan includes a section outlining government strategies to improve access to safe water and basic sanitation facilities...
5 Apr 2010 KAMPALA, Uganda
The government started construction of a $3.3 million USD dam in Akwera village in Otuke district. The 1.1 million cubic meter dam will be completed in one year. Climate change has affected the water sector in the region, causing both droughts and floods, according to David Obong Oleke, permanent secretary in the Water and Environment Ministry...
23 Feb 2009 KAMPALA, Uganda
u ganda has announced that it is urgently seeking $187 million USD to fund a major water infrastructure development plan. The Water and Environment Ministry said last week that the country would focus on four interventions including construction of bulk water supply systems, reconstruction of old dams and valley tanks, construction of strategic reservoirs for flood control and procurement of construction equipment...
21 Jul 2008 KAMPALA, Uganda
A $1.1 grant will benefit 14 northern and eastern districts under the Support to Decentralisation Program (SDP). The program is a partnership between the EU government and Uganda for institutional development for local governance and service delivery. "This grant is expected to help local governments in areas of communication, repairs, buying equipment, training district staff and it is demand driven," said program manager Frits Raijmak" Uganda is the first country in Africa where the European Union has given this kind of grant," he said...
26 Feb 2007 KAMPALA, Uganda
— The World Bank will fund a solar pumping system in Kibaale district. The project is to cut down on the cost of water production at the Mohorro water system by backing up the diesel-fueled pump already in use there, according to Director of Water Development Gilbert Kimanzi. The project will cover 15 districts, among them Moroto, Kalangala, Kotido and Katakwi...