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Tea farmers group recognised for efforts to combat climate change

Published on May 05, 2016

In the face of global challenges like climate change, there are communities working towards adapting their business accordingly while conserving the environment.

Last week, Kayonza Tea Growers’ Factory, from Kanungu District in Uganda was recognised by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for advancing local solutions to protect the environment.

With their community facing deforestation, wetland encroachment, soil degradation and water shortages. 
The community enterprise ensures at least 70 per cent of the population is involved in a landscape-scale, community-led climate change adaptation and mitigation strategy that addresses energy efficiency, food and income security and natural resource management. Read more. Source | Daily Monitor