In northern Uganda, Lira District officials have embarked on tree and grass planting to trap emissions from growing municipal motor traffic and from their compost site where municipal garbage is incinerated.
Compared to other countries Uganda ranks high in its number of commitments regarding climate change mitigation and environmental protection. The country has launched it’s National Climate Change Policy 2015, submitted Nationally Determined Contributions to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in 2018, has a Green Growth Strategy in place and has signed up to meet the Bonn Challenge.
The government is also promoting the use of energy saving technologies as a means of mitigating climate change effects in upcountry areas.
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