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June 10, 2014

A changing climate poses great risks to the well-being of the Ugandan population by threatening natural resources and the livelihoods of those who depend on them. Much of Uganda’s agriculture is rain-fed and vulnerable to climate change. Rising temperatures and changes in rainfall patterns are already being observed and projections indicate that these changes are likely to continue.

June 10, 2014

The USAID Uganda Feed the Future (FTF) Commodity Production and Marketing Activity will sustainably increase production and marketing of highquality maize, beans, and coffee in 34 FTF focus districts. Districts were selected using several criteria, including production potential of three priority crops, presence of market infrastructure, and districts where the USAID Livelihoods and Enterprises for Agricultural Development project focused. 

June 10, 2014
USAID's Northern Uganda Development of Enhanced Local Governance, Infrastructure, and Livelihoods (NUDEIL) Program is assisting Northern Uganda to revitalize its economy and catalyze a return to peace and stability. The program is integrating conflict-affected populations by generating thousands of job opportunities, increasing government’s capacity to plan and deliver services, and laying the foundation for longer term development in key districts within Northern Uganda.
June 10, 2014
USAID began providing development assistance to Uganda immediately after the latter's attainment of independence in 1962. USAID recognized the country’s potential as the “bread basket” of Africa, with its rich natural resources, and significant rural population. Although priorities have evolved over the past five decades, USAID’s commitment to Uganda continues to focus on improving people’s livelihoods.
June 10, 2014

The President's Malaria Initiative -- PMI is a collaborative U.S. Government effort by the U.S. Agency for International Development, in conjunction with the Department of Health and Human Services (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), the Department of State, the White House, and others. PMI assists national malaria control programs to achieve the President's goal of cutting malaria-related deaths by 50 percent in target countries. 

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