National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) - Uganda
The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) is a semi-autonomous institution that was established by an Act of parliament in May 1995 and became operational in December 1995. NEMA is therefore specifically mandated by the National Environment Act (NEA), Cap. 153 as the principal agency in Uganda charged with the responsibility of coordinating, monitoring, supervising and regulating all environmental management matters in the country.
Subject(s): Inland Waters Biodiversity; Forest Biodiversity; Genetic Use Restriction Technologies; Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-sharing; Communication, Education and Public Awareness; Governance, Law and Policy
The Uganda BioTrade Programme was designed to facilitate and promote trade in biological goods and services for employment creation, increased trade and to contribute to poverty alleviation and the sustainable use of Uganda’s natural resources.
Subject(s): Business and Biodiversity