Thanks to NEMA’s efforts and NGOs like NAPE, a number of wetlands like the ones along the Kampala-Masaka road have not yet been destroyed.
The hot and humid weather conditions that one would expect to find at the Equator crossing at Mbizinya-Buwama is no more because of climate change.
This has been made worse by the Government’s choice to replace natural forests with artificial man-made systems. The result is that widespread prolonged droughts have engulfed a large part of the country causing famine, hunger and starvation.
In the dry belts of Nyabushozi, Mubende, Nakasongola and Luwero cattle are dying due to lack of pasture and drinking water. In some of those places, a cow is sold for sh10,000! [about US $4.00].