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Ugandans cope with ‘Kavera’ ban

By Vision Reporter

Added 16th April 2015 08:01 PM

MPs on Parliament's Natural Resources committee have threatened to block the budget for the Ministry of Water & Environment

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MPs on Parliament's Natural Resources committee have threatened to block the budget for the Ministry of Water & Environment

MPS on Parliament's Natural Resources committee have threatened to block the budget for the Ministry of Water and Environment unless it implements the ban on polythene bags (kavera).

They  noted with concern the damage the continued use of kavera  is causing to the environment.
 

The executive director, National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) Tom Okurut (L) and the manager in charge of Operations  Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), Julius Nkwasire Mponooka (R) addressing journalists on how they’re going to eliminating Polythene bags in Uganda during a press briefing at NEMA head offices Kampala on April 15,2015. Photo/Godiver Asege



A notice at Shoprite super market, Lugogo advising customers to carry their own shopping bags.




Some of the polythene bags confiscated from Mega supermarket Lugogo . PHOTO/Godiver Asege







Workers packing items in recommended bags that the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) advised the public to use.  PHOTO/ Godiver Asege  


Merchandise being parked in paper bags at Nakumatt Supper market in Kampala, following the government ban on polythene (Kavera) . Photo/ Enock Kakande


Paper bags that have been offered as an alternative for the polythene bags at Uchumi super market. PHOTO/ Godiver Asege  

 







 

Ugandans cope with ‘Kavera’ ban

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