The move is aimed at fulfilling the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force’s constitutional mandate of supporting civilian authorities in emergencies and cases of natural disasters.
A study by Makerere University revealed that the rising impacts of extreme weather events caused by climate change on agricultural systems has generated a lot of rich literature on the farmers behavior in the last few years.
Internal Affairs ministry spokesperson, Simon Peter Mundeyi denied that the government wanted to “silence activists”, adding they were “not following the law and procedures of holding a protest”.
As climate change wreaks havoc globally, farmers are increasingly finding it tough to grow crops with expectations for reliable harvests.
Muhammed Lamin Saidykh, Head of Building Power at CAN- International said African experts need to be considered since they understand our unique challenges of Africa.
Carbon markets are trading systems where companies compensate for their greenhouse gas emissions by purchasing carbon credits from individuals or entities that remove or reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Buliisa says that the EACOP has massively changed the landscape in the areas thus fueling more elephant attacks.
The immediate challenge now is to deliver vital relief assistance to the affected families especially food, medicine and shelter hence calling for urgent attention.