We need more action on climate change

In July, cabinet, through the Minister of State for Environment Ms. Beatrica Anywar, banned the growing of all crops in wetlands across Uganda.

However, people have continued practising farming in wetlands with growing rice and animal rearing, which is putting the environment at stake and leading to the climate change crisis we are experiencing today. 

Notably, many wetlands in Uganda have been encroached on for human activities and industrialisation but there seems no response from the authorities.

Learn more in my recent op-ed in Monitor.