Ugandan NGO urges the country to fight Climate Change by planting millions of trees

“The restoration of trees remain among the most effective strategy for climate mitigation.”, a recent study says.

According to the study, planting one trillion trees could absorb more than half of the carbon produced in the past 25 years saving the planet from the great threats of climate crisis. Although this study has stirred controversies and raises the question of whether ending the burning of fossil fuels will be a priority or not ,it was embraced at the 2020 World Economic Summit in Davos.

http://www.changemag-diinsider.com/blog/ugandan-ngo-urges-the-country-to-fight-climate-change-by-planting-millions-of

Charles Batte: The boy who thought big

Charles Batte had a visionary idea ten years ago, when he was 19. He decided to plant trees in the rural community where his family held a piece of land. Born in Kampala, the capital of Uganda, Batte went frequently to the village of Katiiti, 37 kilometers west, to help plant food for his subsistence-farming family of 15. He has thirteen brothers, five of them adopted by his parents.

https://believe.earth/en/charles-batte-the-boy-who-thought-big/

 

Nature Conservation through Sports: Uganda Liverpool FC fans on a massive tree-planting campaign

The joy and benefit of sport has been inalienable time immemorial.

From providing unending entertainment, offering employment (directly or indirectly), relieving stress, promoting teamwork to maintaining physical fitness, sports has played a commendable task.

This is in unison from all outdoor sporting disciplines like athletics, football, rugby, tennis, cricket, boxing, kickboxing, squash, hockey, netball, basketball, swimming, rowing, canoeing, Kayaking to indoor games like chess, ludo, darts, scrabble, Omweso, pool and the like.

https://kawowo.com/2019/11/23/nature-conservation-through-sports-uganda-liverpool-fans-on-a-massive-tree-planting-campaign/

Hundreds sweat during Tree Adoption Uganda “Run 4 Climate” race in Bududa re-greening cause

Tree Adoption Uganda remains a key party for the grueling and demanding albeit worthwhile nature conservation drive in Uganda.

Since its inception year in 2012, the NGO has done incredible work to fight the worrying deforestation rates in the country christened as the “Pearl of Africa”.

After successful tree planting campaigns in Nakaseke and Luweero districts in partnership with the Liverpool football fans in Uganda, Tree Adoption has spread wings, as promised to the far Eastern part of the country, the landside hit confines of Bududa district.

A largely successful run for climate 5.5 KM road race around Makerere area organized by Tree Adoption Uganda is one of the means undertake to lobby for Bududa.

https://kawowo.com/2020/02/09/hundreds-sweat-during-tree-adoption-uganda-run-4-climate-race-in-bududa-re-greening-cause/



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