Uganda Inclusive Green Economy Workshop (24-27 April 2017)

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Workshop on “Inclusive Green Economy : seizing new opportunities to generate growth, create jobs and help reduce poverty”. Kampala, Uganda, 24-27 April 2017

Trainers:

  • Alexander Charalambous, SWITCH to Green Facility

  • Jens Kristian Norgaard, SWITCH to Green Facility

  • Juan Palerm, ECCM Facility

DAY 1 ‘GE Stakeholders’ Workshop’ (24 April 2017)

Morning Session

09.00

Welcoming speech by the EU Head of Delegation, Ambassador Kristian Schmidt
Introductions
Objectives of the training
Agenda and logistics

09.30

Module 1: Why the green economy? Addressing environmental challenges and seizing economic opportunities

Presentation by the SWITCH to Green & Mainstreaming Facilities and discussion in plenary
> Presentation (.pptx)

10.45

Coffee break

11.00

Module 2: Understanding inclusive green economy

Presentation in plenary by the SWITCH to Green & Mainstreaming Facilities (key concepts and success factors for the implementation of inclusive green economy)
> Presentation (.pptx)

Session: An economic/business perspective:

Presentation by Ms Lilian Anguparu, Amfri farms Ltd, followed by discussion
> Amfri Presentation (.pptx)

12.30

Lunch

Afternoon Session

13.30

Presentation by AfDB (Mr Philip Gareth) on insights and empirical findings arising from recent studies in Eastern Africa.
> AFDB Presentation (.pptx)

Presentation on the SWITCH Africa Green – SEED initiative (SAG-SEED Replicator Programme) by Ms Magdalena Kloibhofer.
> SAG-SEED Presentation (.pptx)

Presentations and discussion on two case studies:

Discussion in plenary

15.00

Coffee Break

15.15

Presentation of the Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy (UGGDS), by the National Planning Authority (Mr Ronald Kaggwa), followed by a GoU panel discussion on National Policy intervention options for inclusive green economy (Mr Andrew Masaba, Ministry of Finance and Chebet Maikut, Ministry of Environment)
> UGGDS Presentation (.pptx)
> GoU Presentation (.pptx)

Brief interventions on Green Economy Policies in Rwanda and Kenya by respective EUDs.

17.00

End of Day 1

DAY 2 – ‘GE Stakeholders’ Workshop’ (25 April 2017)

Morning Session

09.00

Welcome
Wrap up day 1
Objectives of the session – day 2
Agenda and logistics

09.30

Module 3: Inclusive green economy in EU development cooperation: key priorities

Links with New European Consensus (Gender, resilience, job creation, renewable energy/climate change, mobility/development/security nexus/migration)

Presentation by DEVCO C2 (Mr Thibaut Portevin), followed by brief interventions by EU MS (Austria and Germany) and discussion in plenary
> Presentation (.pptx)

10.30

Coffee break

10.45

World café discussion on Sustainable Private Sector Development: How to green the three dimensions of entrepreneurship/job creation: (i) policy framework; (ii) skills development/innovation; (iii) services to business/financing
> Presentation (.pptx)

12.30

Lunch

Afternoon Session

13.30

Moderated discussion on Sustainable Agricultural policy and Trade opportunities in Uganda (Panel consisting of Mr Edward Mukiibi, Slow Food; Mr. Richard Kabuleta, Ministry of Agriculture; Mr Thierry Loussakoueno, France)

> Slow Food brochure (.pdf)

14.30

Coffee break

14.45

Introductory presentation by the SWITCH to Green Facility to set the scene on Sustainable Trade and agriculture, followed by presentations and discussion on two case studies (15 minutes each):

Presentation on International green certification, branding, and marketing (by Mr Mathieu Desantoine, BTC and Mr Edward Musanje Mulondo, BioUganda)
> BioUganda Presentation (.ppt)
> BTC Presentation (.pptx)

16.00

‘Slow food’ apero

DAY 3 – ‘GE Stakeholder Workshop’ – including Field visit (26 April 2017)

Morning Session

07.30

Field visit: Focus on green entrepreneurship

Visit to demonstration sites:

    • Aloesha – Organic Healthcare and wellness products (http://aloeshaorganic.net/), presentation by Mr Joshua Mutambi / Ms Lhuhalha Generous

    • Masupa Enterprises  – Briquette making, presentation by Ms Margaret Kyamulabi

12.30

Lunch

Afternoon Session

13.30

Introductory presentation by the SWITCH to Green Facility to set the scene on Sustainable Energy, Manufacturing and Tourism: Greening the sectors!  followed by presentation and discussion on three case studies:

15.15

Coffee Break

15.30

Interactive Session: ‘What if scenario’: How to create a green Society
> Presentation (.pptx)

KCCA (Mr Edison Masereka) and the Mayor of Kasese (Mr Godfrey Kabyanga) will make an introduction to the session
> KCCA Presentation (.pptx)

17.00

End of Day 3 and group photo

DAY 4 (27 April 2017)

Morning Session

09.00

Screening ‘Tomorrow’

11.30

Brief presentation by DEVCO C2 (Mr Thibaut Portevin) on the state of progress in Green Economy in Europe triggering a debate on the movie
> Presentation (.pptx)

12:00  Feedback from external guests and recommendations for the future
 

 Plenary session.

12.30

 Lunch

 





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