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09 August 2019
One of the biggest challenges to global health is delayed animal disease reporting to facilitate immediate response. Worse still, a great number of diseases that affect human beings - at least 75 percent, originate from animals and if not addressed promptly, increase the chances of such diseases (zoonoses) spreading very...
22 July 2019
Members of the Steering Committee of the Sawlog Production Grant Scheme (SPGS) Phase III Project have proposed some recommendations to promote sustainability of the commercial forestry sector in Uganda, while at the same time improving the environment and fostering economic growth. SPGS III is a Project of the Government of...
09 July 2019
Farmers struggling with the widespread ticks and tick-borne diseases (TBDs) will soon have relief following the launch of a new Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP)  by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, together with the Government of Uganda.   The TCP aims to assist the government and farmers towards containment  of...
03 July 2019
The Government of Uganda, together with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the European Union (EU) in Uganda, have today launched a five-year project that seeks to empower rural communities in most vulnerable districts, to identify and adapt to climate change, through interventions that will...
06 June 2019
Prevention and control of infectious and transboundary diseases requires a range of health system capacities, including human and infrastructural laboratory capacity for surveillance, diagnostics and management of pathogens. For countries such as Uganda, which are endemic for numerous infectious and zoonotic diseases and yet have limited resources such as electricity,...
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