Natural Sciences

Objective:
¡®To foster national capacity for science, technology and innovation systems and effective management of natural resources for peace and sustainable development¡¯

Outputs:

Science, technology, and innovation (STI) systems and policies promoted.

The Programme committee meetings have been held focused on policy issues related to this output

The management of natural resources, environmental protection and Climate Change Adaptation enhanced

Under this output UNATCOM conducted baseline assessment and training of technical officers in 9 District Local Governments of Apac, Amuru, Adjumani, Moyo, Arua, Kiryadongo, Nebbi, Nwoya and Oyam and did an assessment-only in the Murchison Falls National Park.

40 teachers were also trained on Energy Management in Educational Institutions and conducted a Consultative workshop for 24 stakeholders in the Energy for a coordination framework.

Scientific Principles, practices and standards promoted.

 UNATCOM  embarked on  advocacy  for domestication of conventions on Science, Technology Climate change and Disaster Management  and compiled  the list of conventions under the natural science programme.

Risk reduction improved, early warning of natural hazards strengthened and disaster preparedness and resilience enhanced

UNATCOM produced and disseminated the study report on the Geo-hazards vulnerability and risk profiles in hot-spot for early warnings, disaster preparedness and also prepared database for installation on the website, department of Disaster Management, Office of Prime Minister.

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Date : 23 Jun 2017
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