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Publication date: 03 Aug 2020

Climate Finance Mobilization in Uganda: The most viable financing option

This policy briefing paper provides a summary of the key findings of the study and highlights the possible climate finance mobilization mechanisms feasible for Uganda.

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Publication date: 03 Feb 2020

Mainstreaming Climate Change in the National Budget: Memorandum of Issues from the Review of the Budget Framework Paper for FY2020/2021

This memorandum of issues seeks to contribute to the on-going process of providing policy proposals on climate change mainstreaming during the debate on the budget framework paper. The memorundum has been prepared by the advocates Coalition for Development and environment (ACODE) and is based on an elaborate consultative process involving the National Planning Authority (NPA), Climate Change Department (CCD) and the Parliamentary Committee on Climate Change. We believe that this memorandum will make a signficant contribution to the debate of the 2020/2021 national budget process

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Publication date: 03 Feb 2019

STRENGTHENING RESILIENCE AND PROMOTING INCLUSIVE GOVERNANCE PROGRAM (STRENPO): Experiences of advocacy and action for climate change resilience

Climate change is a reality that we are already living with; it presents both global and local concerns. In Uganda, climate change presents a threat to the agricultural economy where over 80% of Uganda’s population derive their livelihoods. The agricultural sector which is purely rain-fed contributes 37% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Currently, Uganda loses 200,000ha of forest cover annually (MWE SPR 2017) which interferes with the natural processes for the rain-fed agriculture. These trends call for serious action to mitigate the effects of climate change.

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Publication date: 23 Oct 2019

Strengthening Climate Resilience through Integration of Climate Change, Women and Youth Issues in Uganda's Agriculture Sector: Analysis of Agriculture Related Policies and Programmes

This report provides insights into building a gender sensitive climate smart agriculture while reducing the vulnerability of women, youth and refugees to the adversity impacted by climate change. It shows that successful mainstreaming of climate change in the agricultural sector and implementation of gender sensitive climate resilient agricultural policies, programmes and practices require strong and reliable climate information services and early warning systems, enhanced technical and institutional capacities, enabling legal framework, and strong monitoring and reporting mechanisms. A strong commitment to innovative climate financing and increasing budget allocation for climate change to the sectors especially Local Governments (LGs) is also essential...

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Publication date: 04 Apr 2014

Mapping current incentives and investment in Uganda's energy sector: Lessons for private climate finance

This paper describes the findings from the very first application of a new methodology to support governments and development partners that wish to mobilise private finance for climate-compatible development (CCD). Piloting this methodology in Uganda's energy sector allowed us to make two distinct sets of findings that are useful for actors seeking to mobilise private climate finance.....

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Publication date: 14 Sep 2013

Uganda National Climate Change Finance Analysis

The study focuses on climate change relevant expenditures that appear in the national budget over the period 2008/9 - 2011/12. A first step in identifying these relevant expenditures is to determine which Ministries are actively engaged on this issue. The study team identified 11 Ministries (and a further nine subsidiary agencies) based on their policy engagement. The expenditure for these ministries is approximately 76% of total public expenditure over the four years covered by the study.....

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