November 1

Uganda Receives €68 Million From German Government for Climate Resilience and Energy

By Benoit-Ivan Wansi

The German government is providing €68.8 million to build climate resilience in the agriculture and energy sectors in Uganda. The funding agreement comes as the East African country implements the third phase of its National Development Plan, which focuses on improving the living conditions of its 48 million inhabitants.

German-Ugandan cooperation accelerates on climate action. The German government is providing 68.8 million euros to finance sustainable agriculture and energy projects in Uganda. The financing agreement was signed recently in Kampala between Haj Kyeyune Haruna Kasolo, Uganda’s Minister of State for Finance, Planning and Economic Development, and Marcus von Essen, Head of the East Africa Division of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Photo courtesy International Institute of Tropical Agriculture.

Source: Afrik21 (link opens in a new window)

Agriculture, Energy
climate change, global development