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Developing Artificial Wetlands in Uganda

Under its RAIN brand, Aidenvironment has developed an innovative method of harvesting water: creating an artificial wetland by building elevated culverts in existing roads. Water is retained and creates shallow wetlands which recharge the groundwater. Currently the team is in the field to look for new sites. A major problem in the district of Agago,

By beheerder 1 year ago
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Improving Small Scale Household Coffee Processing and Production in Uganda

The Kween, Kapchorwa and Bukwo districts in Eastern Uganda, on the slopes of Mount Elgon, are among the top producers of coffee in Uganda. But the combination of hilly terrain, rainfall patterns, and unsustainable practices is degrading the environment. Aidenvironment is working with local stakeholders on an ambitious circular agriculture program to restore the balance.

By beheerder 1 year ago
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Monitoring Deforestation in Brazil

Last January Aidenvironment began work on a new project funded by Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI): A Global Rapid-Response Deforestation Monitoring System. We will closely monitoring the implementation of corporate “no deforestation, no peat, no exploitation” (NDPE) policies and engage companies that do not yet have such policies to adopt them. On April

By beheerder 1 year ago
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Makerere University Sponge Campus: absorbing the floods

Kampala is one of the fastest growing cities in Africa, a hub generating 65% of the national GDP with an annual population growth of 4%. This influx of residents and prosperous economic growth, has led to a rapid urbanization throughout the Greater Kampala metropolitan Area (GKMA). Over the last two decades, the city has undergone

By beheerder 1 year ago
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SDGP Facility award ceremony: Celebrating the award of our two SDGP projects in Philippines and Indonesia

On June 6, the SDGP Facility Award Ceremony was held in The Hague. Aidenvironment was awarded an SDGP grant for both of our submitted projects: ‘Going Bananas’ in the Philippines (as lead) and ‘Sugar & Steam’ in Indonesia (as partner organization). We are delighted and keen to start work on these two interesting projects with

By beheerder 1 year ago
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We conducted an EIA and RAP review on the construction of ports along Lake Kivu – Rwanda

From 13 to 17 May, Niels Lenderink travelled to Rwanda as a member of a working group from the Netherlands Commission on Environmental Assessment (NCEA). The assignment was to review an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) on the construction of four small ports along Lake Kivu. Stakeholders were interviewed, sites

By Judith Knibbe 1 year ago
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Contributing to SDG 6: We Just Visited Bangladesh For The WASH SDG Programme

New CRR analysis shows that ten palm oil companies were responsible for approximately 39,500 hectares of deforestation….

By Judith Knibbe 1 year ago