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Jun 21, 2013
Kimbowa Richard joined Mike Shanahan's group
Jun 21, 2013
Kimbowa Richard posted a blog post

World Environment Day 2013: The reality of ‘reducing one’s foodprint’ in the Lake Victoria basin

Think. Eat. Save. Reduce your foodprint is the theme of World Environment Day 2013, to be celebrated on the 5th of June, 2013. The food-inspired global campaign focuses on the fact that over one billion tons of food are lost or wasted each year, according to the UN Environment Programme. National celebrations are in Kalangala Islands and Jomo Kenyatta grounds – Kisumu in Uganda and…See More
Jun 21, 2013
Kimbowa Richard posted a blog post

World Habitat Day 2012 in the Lake Victoria basin: Changing Cities Not Generating Matching Opportunities For All

'This new and growing population with a high demand for land could lead to more unsustainable land use practices and social challenges At the moment in many parts of the Lake Victoria basin, Cities like Kampala, Kisumu, Mwanza, Jinja, and are surely ‘changing’ due to natural and human induced factors. But the question as to who benefits due to this change could generate diverse answers depending on the social and interest group; age bracket and the part of the city one has sought such response…See More
Oct 4, 2012
Kimbowa Richard posted a blog post

Plight of dying Lake Chad highlighted in Rio

By Kimbowa Richard, June 17, 2012 Lake Chad which is the fourth largest African Lake after Lake Victoria, Tanganyika and Nyasa has had its size reduce by 95% in the past 45 years. According to the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), in 1963, the size of the Lake was 25,000 sq Kms as opposed to 2,000 sq Kms today. During this year’s Africa Environment Day,…See More
Jun 18, 2012
Kimbowa Richard added a discussion to the group REDD
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REDD-net news and resources

The REDD-NET Resource Library hosts a selection of wider research on issues and themes relevant to the REDD+ debate, and particularly those that deal with some of the socio-economic implications of REDD+. MoreSee More
Jun 16, 2011
Kimbowa Richard posted a blog post

UNFCCC COP17 in Durban: Anything to expect?

 Dear all, It is increasingly becoming clear that unless quick efforts are put in, Durban may be yet another Conference where the outcome will be a subject of discussion for its relevance - The recent Bangkok meeting spent huge amount of time on what should be discussed- The US and EU have high doubts about the any legally binding treaty- And now…See More
May 2, 2011
Kimbowa Richard posted a blog post

Blog: Realising a 'Green Economy': A view from the South

Preparatory work for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD)as knows as Rio20, to be held in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil in May 2012 is well underway. This major UN Conference follows the 2002 Johannesburg Summit and the 1992 Earth Summit (Rio de Janeiro) Rio20…See More
Feb 25, 2011
Kimbowa Richard posted a blog post

Burundi’s second National Communications on Climate Change: Why is it urgent to address the increasing vulnerability to Climate Change

Yesterday, I attended the launch of Burundi’s second National Communications on Climate Change - a report on the steps a country is taking or envisage undertaking to implement the UNFCCC (Articles 4.1 and 12). In accordance with the principle of "common but differentiated responsibilities" enshrined in this Convention, the required contents of these national communications and the…See More
Dec 5, 2010
Kimbowa Richard posted a blog post

Opinion: How to build capacity for climate-resilient development

Capacity building is an ongoing process through which individuals, groups, organizations and societies enhance their ability to identify and meet development challenges like climate change. Climate resilient development is about communities resisting, absorbing and recovering from the effects of hazards in a timely and efficient manner, preserving or restoring their…See More
Dec 4, 2010
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The Upcoming Cancun Climate Talks: The way I see it

Please follow me on my blog - The Upcoming Cancun Climate Talks: The way I see it: http://cancuntalks.blogspot.com/ Kimbowa RichardUgandaSee More
Nov 22, 2010
Kimbowa Richard left a comment for Turinawe Roland Bita
"Interested in Carbon Rights discussions? Join REDD-net in Cancun on December 4, 2010 Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development is part of REDD-net that is organising a side event at the UNFCCC COP16 in Cancun on Carbon rights in REDD+: towards a…"
Nov 19, 2010
Kimbowa Richard added a discussion to the group REDD
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Invitation to side event on REDD+: towards a common understanding (Saturday December 4, 2010 in Room 3)

Interested in Carbon Rights discussions? Join REDD-net in Cancun on December 4, 2010UCSD is part of REDD-net: http://www.redd-net.org/ that  is organizing a side event at the UNFCCC COP16 in Cancun on Carbon rights in REDD+: towards a common understanding. This will be on Saturday December 4, 2010 in Room 3This event will look at what can constitute carbon rights in REDD+, and their implications for different actors, particularly at the local level.…See More
Nov 19, 2010
Kimbowa Richard joined Mike Shanahan's group
Nov 19, 2010
Kimbowa Richard is now a member of Climate Change Media Partnership
Nov 19, 2010

Profile Information

What is your name?
Kimbowa
What organisation do you work for?
Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development
What country are you based in?
Uganda
Please summarise your areas of climate-change expertise (in terms of subjects and geographical areas)
I work for Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development as an organization (and its partners), is concerned about the weather changes that are happening impacting negatively on the poor communities in the Lake Victoria region in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. This is in relation to water supply, declining agricultural productivity and food security without commensurate adaptive capacity.

We are also keen to see a REDD+ regime in the final agreement that respects Rights of indigenous people and forest dependent communities, a sound and sustainable funding mechanism for REDD+ ; and a fair and equitable eligibility criteria for REDD+ that to determine how funding is allocated to forest-related activities

I have a blog which I will use to share experiences with partners and members when I attend COP16 in Cancun:http://cancuntalks.blogspot.com/
What is your telephone number?
+256 414 269461
Do you have a Skype account?
kimbowa2010
Which languages can you give interviews in?
English
What is your website address?
http://www.ugandacoalition.or.ug || www.easuswatch.org
Please use this section to introduce yourself in more detail so the administrator can decide whether to approve your membership
I am a development manager by training and have been working with Civil society for more than 10 years. I have developed keen interest in sharing information from the 'bottom -up' to bridge the gap in coverage of issues of the South (climate change and other environment - development ones) over the years

Kimbowa Richard's Blog

World Environment Day 2013: The reality of ‘reducing one’s foodprint’ in the Lake Victoria basin



Think. Eat. Save. Reduce your foodprint is the theme of World Environment Day 2013, to be celebrated on the 5th of June, 2013. The food-inspired global campaign focuses on the fact that over one billion tons of food are…

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Posted on June 21, 2013 at 5:49

World Habitat Day 2012 in the Lake Victoria basin: Changing Cities Not Generating Matching Opportunities For All

'This new and growing population with a high demand for land could lead to more unsustainable land use practices and social challenges At the moment in many parts of the Lake Victoria basin, Cities like Kampala, Kisumu, Mwanza, Jinja, and are surely ‘changing’ due to natural and human induced factors. But the question as to who benefits due to this change could generate diverse answers depending on the social and interest group; age bracket and the part of the city one has sought such…

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Posted on October 4, 2012 at 13:30

Plight of dying Lake Chad highlighted in Rio

By Kimbowa Richard, June 17, 2012



Lake Chad which is the fourth largest African Lake after Lake Victoria, Tanganyika and Nyasa has had its size reduce by 95% in the past 45 years. According to the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), in 1963, the size of the Lake was 25,000 sq Kms as opposed to 2,000 sq Kms today.



During this year’s Africa…

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Posted on June 18, 2012 at 0:13

UNFCCC COP17 in Durban: Anything to expect?

 

Dear all,

 

It is increasingly becoming clear that unless quick efforts are put in, Durban may be yet another Conference where the outcome will be a subject of discussion for its relevance

 

- The recent Bangkok meeting spent huge amount of time on what should be discussed

- The US and EU have high doubts about the any legally binding…

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Posted on May 2, 2011 at 7:02

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