Clearing House Mechanism (CHM)
NEMA on behalf of the government of Uganda received financial support from Global Environmental Facility(GEF) through United Nations Environment Program(UNEP) for the development of a National clearing House Mechanism (CHM). The Uganda Clearing House Mechanism (UG-CHM) will be a web based portal designed to facilitate information exchange and utilization amongst all stakeholders in Uganda on Biodiversity.
The Uganda Clearing House Mechanism (UG-CHM) will bring together a huge network of institutions and organisations working on biodiversity. The UG-CHM through the focal point for Uganda will be administered by a dedicated team supported by the various strategic committees established by the national focal institution for technical back-stopping and guidance A global clearing-house mechanism was established under the CBD to promote and facilitate technical and scientific cooperation globally. In the context of the CBD, the CHM designates a network of parties and partners working together to facilitate implementation of the Convention as well as access to and exchange of information on biodiversity around the world.
Conservation and Sustainable Use of the Threatened Savanna Woodland in the Kidepo Critical Landscape in North Eastern Uganda
Project title: Conservation and Sustainable Use of the Threatened Savanna Woodland in the Kidepo Critical Landscape in North Eastern Uganda
Government of Uganda (GoU) through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), received financial support from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to implement this project. The project satisfies the requirements for GEF financing under Biodiversity focal area, Strategic Objective one: Improve sustainability of Protected Area (PA) system. It seeks to strengthen protected area management within a landscape of 655,700 ha of savanna woodland in the Kidepo Critical Landscape (KCL) of North Eastern Uganda and reduce threats to biodiversity in the landscape by putting in place sustainable use management practices for wild resources.
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