• GIS and rural electricity planning in Uganda

    GIS which would allow accurate projections to be made in terms of identifying energy needs, and the quantities required for any given specific area. Regarding global impacts, Uganda completed an inventory of it greenhouse gas emissions and is therefore obliged to meet its commitments as a signatory to the UN’s Climate Change Convention (UNCCC).

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  • Mapping forest degradation using remote sensing data in Uganda

    According to Uganda’s Forest Reference Level submitted in 2017, deforestation in Uganda is occurring at a rate of 50,147 hectares annually, which creates emissions equivalent to 8,253,982 tons of CO2. If this rate continues unabated, most of the forested area of Uganda will disappear within the coming century.

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  • GIS and rural electricity planning in Uganda - ScienceDirect

    Jan 01, 2007 · A rational and systematic approach is needed for rural electricity planning in Uganda. GIS can provide a key set of components needed for planning in the form of geo-referenced data, using Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates.

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  • (FREL/FRLs) for Uganda’s “Policy approaches and positive

    GIS Specialist NFA Tel: 0776 211 022/ 0752 691 776 Email: [email protected] Presentations were made on emission factors of Ugandaforest strata and

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  • Uganda’s Technical Annex with REDD+ results from Reducing

    Jan 16, 2017 · Uganda submitted to UNFCCC the first assessed baseline (called Forest Reference Emission Level, or FREL) in 2018 The FREL proposed by Uganda covers the activity “reducing emissions from deforestation”, which is among the activities included in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 70.

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  • Soil Erosion Risk Assessment in Uganda - MDPI

    The updated administrative boundaries of Uganda utilized in this study were provided by the Energy sector GIS working group in Uganda [24]. Figure2presents the flowchart used for modeling the soil erosion risk by water in Uganda. Figure 2. Flowchart used for modeling soil erosion risk by water in Uganda. LCLU: Land Use and

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  • Uganda | Data

    Uganda The Human Capital Index (HCI) database provides data at the country level for each of the components of the Human Capital Index as well as for the overall index, disaggregated by gender. The index measures the amount of human capital that a child born today can expect to attain by age 18, given the risks of poor health and poor education

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  • UNDP in Uganda

    Titled, “Delivering together to transform Uganda,” the report chronicles our work and accomplishments in 2019. 2019 in Retrospect: UNDP support to Uganda’s journey of hope and promise 2019 was a remarkable year for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and redefined our development work in support of the #Uganda We Want.

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  • Forest carbon change in Uganda 2000-2012 estimated with InSAR

    annual CO2 emission of 20.7 million t. The uncertainty of this estimate is given by a 95% confidence interval of ±8.5 million t. If this is used as a Reference Emission Level it means that if Uganda reduced its forests carbon stock change to zero, Uganda might claim a REDD credit of 105 million US$ per year from a donor country. Introduction

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  • GIS Data Download - USGS

    The Topographic Maps and geographical information system (GIS) data provided in The National Map are pre-generated into downloadable products often available in multiple formats. The vector datasets include: The National Hydrography Dataset(s), Watershed Boundary Dataset, Governmental Boundary Units, Transportation, Structures, Elevation

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  • EarthExplorer

    1. Enter Search Criteria. To narrow your search area: type in an address or place name, enter coordinates or click the map to define your search area (for advanced map tools, view the help documentation), and/or choose a date range.

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  • 10 Free GIS Data Sources: Best Global Raster and Vector

    Feb 27, 2021 · 1. Esri Open Data Hub. In 2020, the Esri Open Data Hub is a hidden gold mine of free GIS data. For example, it now houses over 250,000+ open data sets from 5,000+ organizations worldwide.

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  • Earth observations for estimating greenhouse gas emissions

    Key constraints for implementing programs to monitor greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation are international commitment of resources to increase capacity, coordination of observations to ensure pan-tropical coverage, access to free or low-cost data, and standard and consensual protocols for data interpretation and analysis.

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  • ASTER Global Digital Elevation Map

    ASTER Global Digital Elevation Map Announcement. The Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) of Japan and the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) jointly announced the release of the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) Global Digital Elevation Model Version 3 (GDEM 003), and the ASTER Water Body Dataset (ASTWBD) on

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  • FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS Terms

    The United Nations Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (UN-REDD Programme) is collaboration between The Government of Uganda, FAO, UNDP and UNEP. Within the partnership, FAO supports countries on technical issues related to forestry and the development of

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  • Andrew Ocama - Senior Manager, DSW Carbo - Evidence Action

    • Consultant, African Carbon Projects, the South Pole Group, from 2017. • Carbon project development consultant for the proposed CDM projects using ACM0006: Electricity and heat generation from biomass and AMS-III.F.: Avoidance of methane emissions through composting methodologies for Sugar Allied industries Limited in Kaliro , Uganda, 2012

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  • Using Earth Observations to account for Greenhouse Gas

    Using Earth Observations to account for Greenhouse Gas emissions in Uganda Published: Jul 06 2017 SERVIR has been strongly supporting the use of Earth observation technologies by countries in Eastern and Southern Africa to account for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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  • Carbon Footprint Factsheet | Center for Sustainable Systems

    Commercial aircraft GHG emissions vary according to aircraft type, trip length, occupancy rates, and passenger and cargo weight, and totaled 130.8 mmt CO 2 e in 2018. 6 In 2018, the average domestic commercial flight emitted 0.39 pounds of CO 2 e per passenger mile. 6

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  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions Portal for WFP Supply Chain

    Local food procurement, where possible, has a number of benefits – reduced supply chain emissions is just one of them. This example shows the difference between transporting locally purchased food from Kampala to Tororo (Uganda), versus international procurement from India, via Mombasa port (Kenya) to Tororo.

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  • Page 23 Vol. 2 Issue 1 GIS AND RURAL ELECTRICITY PLANNING: A

    Uganda’s new holistic approach to long-term energy planning. This paper discusses the use of Geographical Informa-tion System (GIS) in the planning process for rural electri-fication. The aim is to identify patterns of demand and priority areas of need. By creating a demand-side sce-nario, electricity can then be supplied to targeted areas.

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  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for the

    May 26, 2015 · GIS: Geographical Information Systems GOU: Government of Uganda HC: Health Centre (e.g. HC IV, HC III, HC II) HCF: Healthcare Facility/ Facilities HCW: Healthcare Waste HSD Health Sub-District HSSPII: Health Services Support Project II LC: Local Council IP/PAP: Interested Parties / project-affected people

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  • Climate Ugandan Coffee - ArcGIS StoryMaps

    Uganda is landlocked, so coffee must be exported over 1,200 km (almost 746 miles) of road to Mombasa, Kenya. The cost and time of this journey limits Uganda’s potential to export non-commodity grade coffee or roasted/instant coffee.

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  • USCS Data Visualizations - CDC

    The official federal statistics on cancer incidence and deaths, produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

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  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for the

    May 26, 2015 · GIS: Geographical Information Systems GOU: Government of Uganda HC: Health Centre (e.g. HC IV, HC III, HC II) HCF: Healthcare Facility/ Facilities HCW: Healthcare Waste HSD Health Sub-District HSSPII: Health Services Support Project II LC: Local Council MOH: Ministry of Health

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  • GIS mapping Companies and Suppliers in Uganda

    based in UGANDA We are a GIS,RS,Forestry,HIV,and Environment Consulting firm that uses a GIS/GPS technology as a platform for planing, decision support and management. We use GIS as a planning tool in natural resources management.

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  • Society for Conservation GIS 2010

    Kinley Gyeltshen, Wwf Bhutan "Conservation Gis In Bhutan" Dennis Babaasa, Bishop Barham University College, Uganda "Ecological And Anthropogenic Influences On Habitat Suitability For The Mountain Gorilla In Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda" Priscilla Sichone, Scgis Zambia Chapter "Mammal Population Estimates In Zambia."

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  • Home | Featured Projects | IAYG Mapping Horizons | GIS

    Featured Project showcase 2020 IAYG Mapping Horizons Competition Tackling Crises Through Geospatial Impact A Geospatial Visualization of COVID-19 in West Bengal, India Anindya Ray Ahmed, Kolkata, India Drainage Collection Plants…

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  • Promotion of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Programme

    Uganda is richly endowed with natural resources. In terms of energy, the country has abundant biomass, including large quantities of non-woody biomass, as well as peat and water resources. It also enjoys ideal solar, geothermal and wind energy potential. Water and biomass make the biggest contributions to the energy demands of Uganda’s

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  • New Zealand and GGGI sign partnership to support Pacific Low

    Aug 25, 2020 · [Seoul, August 25, 2020] – A new international partnership to support Pacific countries to tackle climate change has been signed today by New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). The NZD 4.7 million (USD 3.1 million) partnership will help Pacific countries over the next three years […]

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