Category Environment

Destructive biomass demand

According to official data, biomass accounts for about 90 % of energy consumption. Firewood accounts for not quite 80 %. Charcoal and crop residues make up another 10 %. Electric power, by contrast, only accounts for 1.4 % of the national energy balance. The…

Mitigation approaches to save Uganda’s Environment

UGANDA’S ENVIRONMENT AND REFUGEES Feature Journalist Gloria Laker Aciro takes a look at local mitigation approaches in saving the environment around refugee communities “There has been abuse posing a lot of damage to our environment. With With the support from UNHCR,…