Updates

$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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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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Forests are the Lifeline of Terrestrial Nature

Today, March 21st, Uganda Biodiversity Fund, joins the global community to celebrate International Day of Forests 2021, with the day’s theme “Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being”. As a species, humanity hinges on forests more than we may acknowledge, as our survival and well-being depend on forest conservation and restoration. As we recover […]
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There is No Place Like (Our Planet) Home!

There are more trees on earth than there are stars in the sky. Three trillion trees! That is a staggering number of trees on earth! Trees and forests are sacred, if you think they are not, try and hold your breath for a minute. Standing beneath the trees in a forest enlightens moral energy and […]
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