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Professor Oweyegha-Afunaduula's blog

The politics of water in Uganda: today and tomorrow

In Uganda, where government has wholeheartedly embraced globalization as the way forward for development, water utilities are completely privatized. Unfortunately this has worsened corruption, degradation of ecosystems, excessive and careless consumption and wastage of water, contamination and salination of water bearings, aquifers and dams.

Carbon Credit trading: the case of Uganda

There is a growing phenomenon sweeping the poor countries: land grabbing.  The World Bank estimates that in 2009 60 million hectares of land were purchased or leased in the poor countries.

Save Uganda's Mabira forest from early desertification

The government of Uganda wants one third of Mabira Rain Forest converted into grassland of sugar cane, an advance stage in desertification. This means government of Uganda has chosen to help Sahara Desert take over the East African region sooner than later.

‘We are all downstream’ – Prof Oweyegha-Afunaduula on the African Water Stewardship Initiative

Professor Oweyegha-Afunaduula

Please welcome our latest guest blogger Professor Oweyegha-Afunaduula, Chairman of Nile Basin Discourse (NBD) and a member ANEW.He shares his ex

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