The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have started the development of joint place of job premises in Kampala town.

The building of the multimillion greenback construction was once introduced on Tuesday at a ground-breaking rite in Mbuya, a Kampala suburb.

According to each businesses, the shared premises will allow them scale back long- time period operational prices, whilst giving their group of workers a secure and wholesome paintings atmosphere in order that they may be able to be extra productive to serve probably the most inclined populations in Uganda.

It may be believed that it’s going to improve the WFP and UNICEF partnership and allow you to enforce programmes that the UN businesses are turning in collectively, together with social coverage for refugees and host communities, college feeding and addressing malnutrition in Karamoja sub area.

“These joint premises are a reflection of our commitment in Uganda to deliver as one UN, working together to maximise the use of our resources while giving our best to the people we serve,” mentioned Susan Ngongi Namondo, the UN Resident Coordinator in Uganda.

The floor breaking rite was once witnessed by means of KCCA government director Dorothy Kisaka

Situated on a UNICEF leased land of 2.6 acres, she mentioned the premises will characteristic parking lot, well being facilities, gender-sensitive products and services similar to breast-feeding rooms, inexperienced gardens and a separate convention facility.

She additionally informed officers on the rite that particular center of attention will probably be given to creating certain the premises are power environment friendly, making most use of herbal gentle and the usage of renewable power assets similar to sun.