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UBF is awarding the second cycle of Grants under USAID’s Uganda Biodiversity Fund Activity.

Two new sub-grantees are coming on board November 2022 to implement initiatives on management and protection of critical biodiversity and natural resources in Karamoja. The organizations will promote community education, sensitization, and awareness on dangers of natural resources degradation. The organizations will support local councils to enact and enforce bylaws and ordinances on the management […]
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$2.5 M Awarded to Uganda Under USAID’s Uganda Biodiversity Fund Activity

Uganda Biodiversity Trust Fund (UBTF) with funding awarded by USAID has begun implementation of USAID’s Uganda Biodiversity Fund Activity worth $2.5m (Ush9.2 billion). The five-year program from 2020 to 2024 focusing on the sustainability of biodiversity conservation and natural resource management at the national level, will be largely executed by community organizations, private sector enterprises, […]
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UBF Partners with Rotary Mission Green to raise funds for the Endowment fund.

As its core mandate, Uganda Biodiversity Trust Fund (UBTF) in partnership with Rotary Mission Green (a program of Rotary Uganda) and funding support from USAID Uganda raised 100 Million (A hundred Million) in pledges during its inaugural ‘Friends of the Environment Breakfast Fundraiser held at Sheraton Kampala Hotel on Tuesday, September 24th, 2019. The joint […]
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UBF Celebrates 6th Anniversary, Launches Strategic Plan

Kampala, Uganda: The Uganda Biodiversity Fund (UBF) celebrated its 6th anniversary on August 11th, 2022, with the day commemorated at the Sheraton Kampala hotel. The lively event comprised the launch of the UBF Strategic Plan 2022-2026, and the UBF Green Awards for the Top Conservation Journalist. The event was attended by officials from the Ministry […]
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Partnerships strengthened at European Union Consortium Project meeting as Steering Committee is formed

The European Union (EU) Project Consortium comprising Uganda Biodiversity Fund (UBF), Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Nature Uganda (NU) and Ecological Christian Organisation (ECO) has set up a Steering Committee. The inaugural steering committee meeting held at UBF offices in Kampala brought together technical persons from the different sectors that the project represents. The project, “Restoring […]
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Turning the ‘Ides of March’ to Save Our Environment

Even with the predictions of the calamity of climate change, it is worth celebrating the month of March which commemorates some of the most significant environmental days including Day of Action for Rivers, Solar Appreciation Day, International Day of Forests, World Planting Day, and World Water Day. The Uganda Water and Environment Week in March […]
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NFA Receives Mobile Phones to Enhance Forest Protection and Law Enforcement

KAMPALA, Uganda: On July 1, 2022, WCS presented smartphones to the National Forestry Authority (NFA) for use in Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART)-based law enforcement and forest protection. The donation was made in support of a project called “Restoring and conserving degraded fragile ecosystems for improved community livelihoods among refugee and host communities of […]
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Women at the Heart of Conservation and Development

“No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its citizens.” This profound statement made by the former first lady of the United States of America, Michelle Obama, is a good reminder that women are key to the development of any […]
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A Day to Celebrate Biological Diversity

Celebrated annually on May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity commonly termed the World Biodiversity Day. This year as is the practice, UBF held the event which was co-hosted with National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) and Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU). The theme “We Are Part of the Solution”, encouraged collaboration by stakeholders […]
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