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Youth in Sebei, Uganda Crush Plastic, Turn Human Waste into Cooking Fuel

A group of young people, majority women in Kapchorwa district Sebei sub-region, Eastern Uganda, have started a new project which is using solar energy to transform human and livestock waste into efficient cooking fuel.

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Making a difference: How a grassroots organization is preventing unintended pregnancies during COVID-19 lockdown

300 women from eight districts in southwestern Uganda are receiving deliveries of birth control by EPHWOR, Enforcement of Patients and Health Workers’ Rights Uganda, during the COVID-19 lockdown.

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Mt. Elgon Landslides Survivors Plant 30,000 Trees through a Village Savings Group to Fight Climate Change

BECOMAP community organization has planted more than 30,000 trees in eastern Uganda where landslides in 2018 killed dozens.

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Landslides Surviving Children Champion Tree Planting In Water Scarcity Hit Bunambutye Resettlement Camp

By: Javier Silas Omagor Hundreds of people are grappling with acute scarcity of clean and safe water in Bunambutye landslides

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Refugees Turn Human Waste into Cooking Fuel as Alternative to Protect Trees and Combat Climate Change

By Robert Ariaka A group of South Sudanese Refugee women in Arua district is manufacturing briquettes out of human waste

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Tanzania government plans to roll out small-scale irrigation technology to help farmers deal with climate change

Farmers in Morogoro, Tanzania are feeling the effects of climate change. But the government has rolled out a plan to establish small scale irrigation systems to boost crop production for small-scale farmers in rural areas of the country.

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Rwandan youth takes lead in Nyabarongo watershed protection

By Aimable Twahirwa It is a hot Monday morning in Nyamagabe, a mountainous district in the Southern Rwanda, a group

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Green Horizon food security project raises wellbeing of Jebel Ladu communities while growing crops to appease South Sudan’s hunger crisis

More than 2.5 million hectares of land in South Sudan have been acquired mainly by international investors since 2006 By

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