Up Close With People & Nature
Greetings from Uganda, the pearl of Africa!
Transition Earth arrived at the start of the month to learn more about population, health and environment (PHE) projects in the country, as well as successful outreach programs on reproductive health, women’s empowerment, and conservation.
Uganda’s challenges are daunting – 4 in 10 births are unplanned, it has a young and rapidly growing population, and a high rate of forest loss - not to mention severe impacts from climate change. But it’s an exciting time to be here, and the people we’ve met give us hope that with education, access to reproductive health, clean energy and more, we can change course for the better.