Public Participation in the management of the environment and natural resources

Greenwatch Uganda is an environmental rights advocacy Non-Government Organisation in Uganda with its secretariat in Kampala.

We promote public participation in the sustainable use, management and protection

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Forests: Climate: Change

As Uganda joins the rest of the world in celebrating World Forestry Day 2015,  it is admirable that in some places around the world, forests have been preserved for over 200 years untouched, undisturbed not because the communities around do not have use for them but because they treasure how important they are to the environment.

Interim order of injunction granted against Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

An interim order of injunction against Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has been granted restraining UWA and anyone acting on its behalf from issuance of export licenses for pangolin scales.  The interim application was brought by Greenwatch against UWA.  

Access to Information in Africa Report: The case of Uganda

This report is based on the findings of a two year national research undertaken by Greenwatch on access to information in Uganda as part of the Access to Information in Africa (ATI) Project. The research was premised on the notion that access to information is one of the most important fundamental rights and freedoms and is essential for good governance, participatory democracy and sound development.