Ugandan ecosystems and natural resources continue to be under considerable pressure, mainly due to poverty associated with the quick growth of an agrarian population, which relies on its natural resources for the supply of shelter, food and water, fuel, agricultural incomes and livelihood security in general. The EU is actively promoting the "greening" of its cooperation with Uganda, through the systematic integration of environment concerns in the design and implementation of its programmes.
The Karamoja Livelihood Programme is expected to make a significant contribution to the adaptation of agriculture systems of this region to climate change. ALREP and KALIP management unit has decided to "go carbon neutral", by offsetting their carbon emissions through dedicated interventions. The Sawlog Production Grant Scheme has triggered the creation of …. Ha of forests which act as carbon sinks; the mergence of sustainable plantations is expected to progressively contribute to release the pressure on Uganda's unique natural forests. The EU is also actively promoting energy efficiency and renewable energies in Uganda: PAMENU has …..