In the northern Uganda region of Karamoja, the peacebuilding USAID Securing Peace and Promoting Prosperity (EKISIL) Activity strengthens communities' access to and management of water and pasture. Resource imbalances and competition for natural resources, especially water and grazing land, chronically exacerbate conflict and violent disputes in Karamoja.
This profile provides an overview of climate risks in East Africa, including how climate variability and change likely will impact the region’s crop production, livestock, water resources, human health, infrastructure and energy, and ecosystems.
USAID's Office of Energy and Infrastructure issued a $1.4 million Development Credit Authority (DCA) guarantee in 2012 to a local bank which then lent to SolarNow, a growing private solar company in Uganda.
This report highlights findings of a study carried out to estimate the actual or potential contribution to livelihoods by biodiversity and ecosystem services of the Sango Bay-Minziro area, an important trans-boundary ecosystem shared by Uganda and Tanzania.