Uganda Road Sector Support Initiative (URSSI) is a Not-for-Profit Non Governmental Organization that was established in 2009 to facilitate coherent and timely development and planning of road transport and urban development in Uganda with particular emphasis on roads, municipal planning and sustainable transport management both in rural and urban areas. Our advocacy programmes propose a strong link between road development and urban planning to mitigate future urban sprawl and congestion thus promoting sustainable development through smarter transport systems.
The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the 2012 report on the Momentum for Change Initiative. The report features nine experiences that contribute to address climate change while improving livelihoods and living conditions in developing countries’ urban areas.
FABIO is a non governmental and non profit making organisation registered in the Ministry of Internal Affairs with national NGO registration Board. The main objective of FABIO is to popularise the use of sustainable transport we advocate for all inclusive transport planning for both rural and urban areas for sustainable improved quality of life.
Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) Builds Momentum Towards an Environmentally Sustainable Transport Forum for Africa
April 8, 2013-Nairobi, Kenya.
Over the past decade, Africa has been experiencing tremendous economic dynamism and growth: seven of the world’s ten fastest-growing countries are in Africa; the continent’s economic output has more than tripled; and average economic growth is expected to be 4.8
The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) has approved a grant of US $950,000 to help Nigeria prepare for a proposed project to revamp Abuja’s mass transit system. The request for the project preparation money was submitted to the CIF by the Government of Nigeria and the African Development Bank (AfDB).
The Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) is an international partnership to facilitate policy development and related capacity building in the transport sector in Africa. It comprises 38 countries, eight Regional Economic Communities, public and private sector organizations, and international development agencies and organizations.
The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the UNEP Risø Centre (URC) December’s newsletter includes stories on the Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) project and electrification in Africa, including efforts within the Sustainable Energy For All Initiative (SE4ALL). The newsletter also features several stories on the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), including capacity building projects in the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) region.