Air Pollution

These low-cost sensors are helping Uganda tackle rising air pollution

Ugandan researchers have developed new sensors that monitor air pollution in extreme conditions. Image: REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa

Elias Biryabarema

Journalist, Reuters

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A view shows an installed air quality monitoring device outside the Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) station at the Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. Image: REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa
Joel Ssematimba, a hardware developer at a low-cost air quality monitoring dubbed AirQo works on air quality monitoring devices inside a workshop at the Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. Image: REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa
Motorbike taxis are seen in traffic jam along Jinja Road Traffic Lights of Kampala, Uganda. Image: REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa
A view shows the installed air quality monitoring devices outside the Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) station at the Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. Image: REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa
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