ENVIRONMENT CONSERVATION AND RENEWABLE ENERGY
Amuria Youth Alliance Development Organization is piloting climate resilient Livelihoods among vulnerable women and youth in Amuria district (Uganda)We are contributing towards prevention and mitigation of the effects of global climate change in targeted sub counties of Acowa and Abarilela sub counties, Amuria district (Uganda) by;
1- Enhancing tree cover through afforestation and reforestation activities
2- Integration of agro-forestry for food and income generation among rural households
3- Amuria Youth Alliance development Organization is contributing to environmental protection and disaster risk reduction by establishing Disaster Management Committees who are trained as ToTs to roll out adaptation and mitigation measures
4- Creation of awareness amongst the stakeholders about the benefits of planting trees in averting the negative effects of climate change as well as conducting f sites/areas mapping for tree planting.
5- AYADO has esterblished strategic commercial propagation centers seedlings and trains farmers on managing tree growing. . .
Further, AYADO has integrated Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) approach in conserving the environment. This is a low-cost, simple, sustainable land regeneration Practice that AYADO is scaling up to communities to use for restoring their land, increase their productivity and build resilience relatively quickly and efficiently. FMNR is equally a tree management practice, involving selection, pruning, protection and maintenance, and a community empowerment practice, re-greening both community mindsets and people’s relationships to nature and their landscape. The central principles of FMNR are.
This project will also contribute to; -
1. The systematic pruning and management of existing indigenous trees and shrubs by the land user.
2. An overall increase in tree/shrub coverage and biomass across the landscape.br> 3. An improvement in the ecological functionality and therefore human well-being (economically and socially) in the landscape being managed with FMNR.
The purpose of the project is to develop a standard on zero tolerance to corruption in the public and private sector. More specifically, its aim is to develop a universal standard for SMEs and communities to be voluntarily responsible in monitoring activities being implemented by local authorities in legislation to Ugandan laws in order to reach progressively a zero-tolerance objective among stakeholders. The project will provide a unique contribution in the area of proper referral mechanism on corruption related cases and add value to services rendered to communities. It will also develop close cooperation with, other stakeholders such as police in dealing with anti-corruption programmes and ensure SMEs full involvement. The project objectives are
Also, S4T increases the resilience of families by helping them to protect and care for their children by providing a safe and convenient way to save money and access capital at their respective children. The approach also builds social capital, a major contributing element of community resilience against child marriage.
To Build capacities of local leaders and communities to report corruption cases enhanced
2- Increase involvement of communities and SMEs in planning and development processes
3- Strengthen communities’ Knowledge and demand-side accountability processes
Increase knowledge and information about civic rights and responsibilities among program participants