Uganda aims to tackle climate change

Uganda aims to tackle climate change

The developing and underdeveloped countries are going to be affected from the global warming most. Though the real polluters of the Earth are developed countries, none of them are ready to take concrete measures and commitment to the issue of cutting carbon emissions. The Uganda, small African country is trying to set an example by launching national policy framework which can be used in action plan and strategies to tackle the climate change.

Ephraim Kamuntu, Environment Minister of the Uganda has officially declared this plan. In the Paris 2015 Climate Conference also known as COP 21, this work plan is going to affect the global deal on the climate change. The conference will be conducted in the month of December by the United Nations Convention to Combat Climate Change (UNFCCC).

The tool will be called as ‘Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC)-Uganda’. The main objective of this plan is to assess present efforts and actions by the Uganda and discovering appropriate means and implementation techniques to counter the climate change. The plan, which will be submitted to the UNFCC, will start stakeholder’s consultation and the dialogue on larger scale. The modes of communication will be two way from private as well as public sector and the plan is expected to generate international support for the Ugandan efforts to fight biggest challenge humanity ever faced.

The government has decided to focus on three important areas which are – financial support, building human capacity and technology transfer. The Uganda has expressed strong political will to fight this problem.

Posted By 04/07/2015

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