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Dr J.C Miyingo Giving out items

Meat Processing factory

HE Launched a meat processing factory at Nkondo in Nyimbwa Sub county - Luwero District

Vegetation

Three quarters of Luwero District is covered with Savannah associated with Arrhenius. The District has forests…

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Environment
Goal:
To ensure sustainable exploitation of the environment
Objectives
To ensure efficient mechanisms for sound environment management
Strategies

  • Lobby for increased funding from development partners and donors so as to supplement the district effort to fund unfunded priorities
  • Lobby for a departmental vehicle so as to improve timely implementation, monitoring and inspection of activities
  • Sensitize and mobilize communities so as to improve community attitude and participation in environmental issues.
  • Formulate community byelaws and community education so as to enhance environmental conservation and wise use of resources
  • Facilitate operations of local environment committees and the subcounty focal persons for environment and wetlands. This will enhance their functionality

Activities

  • Compile a district framework for environmental management development
  • Purchase departmental vehicle
  • Formation of natural resource user and monitoring groups
  • Air environmental education programmes on radio

Goal:
To ensure sustainable utilization/management of wetlands
Objective
To promote wetland sustainable resource management and utilization
Strategies

  • Lobby for increased funding from development partners and donors so as to supplement the district effort to fund unfunded priorities
  • Sensitize and mobilize communities so as to improve community attitude and participation in wetland conservation issues.
  • Formulate community byelaws and community education so as to enhance wetland management, conservation and wise use of wetland resources

4.3.8.3.4 Activities and priorities

  • Development of Parish Wetland action plans and Sensitization on Wetland management
  • Formation of resource user groups
  • Wetland management and planning
  • Facilitate local wetland committees and the sub-county focal persons for environment/wetlands. this will enhance their functionality

Wetlands
Mitiga
tion

 

Objective Activity Target Performance indicators
To promote climate change adaptation and mitigation options 2015/2016

2016/

2017

2017/

2018

2018/2019 2019/2020
Promote disease resistant/drought tolerant high yielding crop varieties 150.000 150.000 150.000

150.000

150.000

No. varieties promoted

No. of crops distributed

No. farmers benefiting

Soil & water conservation measures promoted 100 150 200

250

300

No. Of trainings conducted.

No. & type of soil & water conservation measures promoted.

Area covered for water & conservation measures

No. farmers conserving soils & water

Promote food preservation measures 200 250 300

350

400

No. of farmers preserving food
Promote use of agrochemicals 500 600 800

1000

1200

No. farmers using agrochemicals

No. trainings

Promote small scale irrigation 200 600 1000

1400

1800

No. farmers promoting small scale irrigation
Excavation of valley tanks 8 8 8

8

8

No. valley tanks excavated
Promote harvesting of rain water 600 800 1000

1200

1400

No. households harvesting rain water
Promote energy efficient technologies 800 1000 1200

1400

1600

No. energy efficient stoves constructed

No. people trained

Promote tree planting (agroforestry, woodlots, plantations) 70,000 70,000 70,000 70,000 70,000

No. of tree seedlings distributed to farmers

Acreage planted

Promote conservation of natural forests 20 25 30

40

60

No. natural forest conserved

Acreage conserved

Promote eco-tourism 40 50 80

100

150

No. ecotourism sites promoted

No. visitors registered

No. ecotourism enterprises promoted

Promote awareness on climate change 30 30 30

30

30

No. workshops held
Gather & disseminate climate change information 80 80 100

100

150

No. of reports, books, leaflets distributed
Promote pasture improvement & forge conservation 100 150 200

250

300

No. farmers improving & conserving pasture

Acreage covered

Pests & disease control in crops & animals 120 130 160

180

200

No. of cases handled

No. trainings conducted

No. monitoring done

No. animals vaccinated

Operationalize DDMC & climate change institutions at all levels 12 12 12

12

12

No. of meetings held

No. of institutions formed & operational

Install lightening arresters on institutional buildings 20 20 20

20

20

No. of buildings installed with lightening arresters
Ensure building standards (installing lightening arresters etc) 80 80 80

80

80

No. of inspections conducted
Periodic maintenance of roads & drainage improvement 20 20 20

20

20

No. roads improved

No. culverts installed

No. drainage structures done

Source: Environment