Gov’t Launches Process to Develop Green Growth Strategy

First Lady Janet Museveni has Friday been awarded a degree in Master of Arts in Organisational Leadership and Management.

Janet’s son, case visit web Brigadier Muhoozi Kainerugaba and wife Charlotte graced the function.

Other senior officials who graduated in the same course with the Minister for Karamoja Affairs are UNRA Executive Director, erectile Allen Catherine Kagina and presidential adviser on African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and Trade, Susan Muhwezi Kabonero.

The 16th graduation ceremony which kicked off at 8:00 am will end at 1:00pm.

The Guest of Honour is Dr. David Dockery, the President of Trinity International College in Chicago, USA.
Government of Uganda in Partnership with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), pharmacy has Friday launched the development of the Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy (UGGDS), click at a function held at Protea Hotel, Kampala.

The strategy describes how the country can promote the use of natural resources in a sustainable manner to achieve economic growth, and development, while at the same time combating climate change.

The Strategy aligned to National Development Plan II -Vision 2040, will promote low-carbon development and adaptation along with social inclusion.

According to UNDP, the UGGDS aims to contribute to eradicating poverty as well as sustained economic growth.


It also aims at enhancing social inclusion, improving human welfare and creating opportunities for employment and decent work for all, while maintaining the healthy functioning of the earth’s ecosystems.

The development of the UGGDS is a collaborative effort between the National Planning Authority (NPA) and the Ministry of Water and Environment, Climate Change Department.

Why Green Growth?

Greening Uganda signals the country’s commitment to the global fight against climate change, poverty, unemployment, inequality, and exclusion.

The country has achieved considerable development progress over the past 50 years. The economy moved from recovery to growth in the mid-1980s and has since grown consistently.

In the last 24 years, the country’s real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has grown at an average of 6.52 percent.

However, this impressive trend remains highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

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