climate change

A recent Oxfam report dubbed, Forced from Home: Climate - Fuelled Displacement, has warned that today, people are seven times more likely to be internally displaced by cyclones, floods and wildfires than by earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, and three times more likely than by conflict. This...
“It is not climate change; it is climate emergency, we are in a climate crisis.” Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 1.5°C special report shows greater temperature rise and impacts accelerating. The Sahara is increasing its size by 10%, small island states are at the verge of...
Oxfam, partners, and allies’ research and experience in Uganda clearly shows that climate change is already exacerbating poverty and inequality in the country. Oxfam believes that influencing the government to invest in helping people adapt and build resilience to climate change will increase food...
THE CLIMATE STRIKE CONTINUES: OXFAM AND KAMPALA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY CALL FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE Extreme weather and unpredictable seasons are becoming more frequent and severe, changing what farmers can grow, making people hungry. Similarly, food prices are going up while food quality is...
Florence-Masendi2
This November, off my stage performances, I had an opportunity of meeting some smallscale women farmers who are supported by Oxfam and partners in Nebbi District. It was so different from my day to day routine as it gave me a whole new perspective on the efforts and struggles these women go through...
Norah
Uganda, as a country is endowed with such beauty, filled with so much opportunity and promise and yet we also face many challenges. One of the greatest threats to our development is the impact of climate change as rising temperatures; drought and flooding are already hitting majority of Ugandans...
Climate change is the single biggest threat to fight hunger. For women producers it means investing their labour,time and money in vain. Adaptation therefore becomes crucial
The amount of international climate finance approved to help developing countries address the impacts of climate change increased eightfold between 2008 and 2012. However, in Uganda little is known about financing climate change adaptation activities, as well as its effectiveness in delivery. For...
Subscribe to RSS - climate change