BULIISA LOCAL GOVERNMENT LEADERS VISIT TILENGA PROJECT SITES
The purpose of the visit to the operation areas was to acquaint the group with the progress of the Tilenga Project in Buliisa District.
With traffic in the Albertine region expected to double over the coming years due to increased oil and gas activities coupled with newly upgraded infrastructure, TEPU in line with its CSR pillar of ensuring people’s wellbeing through road safety initiatives, will together with other partners continue to implement different road safety activities in schools and communities in the Albertine Region.
The program themed Road Safety at Heart prioritizes road safety sensitization and awareness in schools with a specific emphasis on young children and youths in the Albertine Region. It seeks to reach 100 schools, and over 38,000 students in Buliisa, Hoima, Kikuube, Nwoya and Kampala in the first phase of the program.
The aim of the visit to the Oil and Gas Operation Areas in the Abertine Graben was to acquaint themselves with the ongoing oil production works at the Tilenga Project following a consultative meeting with a Team from Hoima Catholic Diocese.
The biodiversity program will ensure a sustainable approach in working with community towards protecting and conserving the ecologically rich area in and around the Murchison Falls Conservation Area.
With our annual campaign “Grow A Tree Everywhere” (GATE), 100,000 trees will be growing in the Tilenga project areas of Nwoya and Buliisa districts. We are proud to participate and support the ROOTs campaign for a sustainable future. Today I planted another tree on earth.”
The refurbished HC III outpatient facility will provide health care services to residents in the Avogera catchment (around 2,000 households) within Ngwedo sub-county.
The project will be undertaken over a period of 12 months commencing in 2022 and will result in the planting of over 100,000 trees covering 250 hectares of land in various public spaces like schools, hospitals and road reserves.