Since 1996, environment and natural resources management in Uganda was decentralised to local governments and communities.
For those who might be unaware of where the name Tilenga comes from, ‘Tilenga’ is a combination of the Bunyoro and Acholi names for an antelope Engabi...
NEMA Police said they stopped UMPRA campaign because the members did not have documents allowing them to hold a parallel campaign in the same venue.
Those responsible for issuance of land titles and Environmental Impact Assessment permits in respect to wetlands should be held accountable.
“I think Chinese-owned factories require a special regulator to permanently monitor their compliance with environmental laws and regulations."
“Recently we visited Kisoro and found out that people had excessively cultivated the shores of Mulehe without leaving the buffer."
This was echoed by NEMA Deputy Executive Director, Christine Echookit Akello as she addressed a host of officials from the Uganda Revenue Authority customs...
Provision of medal insurance services for NEMA staff and their dependants for a period of one year
In December 2016, about 2000 claimants dragged NEMA to court, accusing it of illegal eviction
Dr. Tom Okurut the Executive Director National Environment Management Authority NEMA has directed leaders of Arua district to evict people who are carrying...
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