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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Regional Symposium on Public Interest Environmental Litigation for lawyers in East Africa.

Greenwatch in partnership with the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW) based in Eugene, Oregon, the Lawyers Environment Action Team (LEAT) of Tanzania and the Institute for Law and Environmental Governance (ILEG) of Kenya are jointly organizing a regional symposium on Public Interest Environmental Litigation for young lawyers from Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. The symposium is scheduled to take place from the 17th - 20th June, 2014 at the Country Lake Resort Hotel, Garuga- Entebbe.


Rosebud case on wetland set for hearing

The High Court Civil Division has finally set a date to start hearing the case filed by four environment civil society organisations against Rosebud Limited, a flower farm for encroaching on the Lutembe Bay wetland in Namulanda on Entebbe Road.

Court halts construction of Hoima- Kiaso Tonya road.

The High Court has temporarily stopped the construction of the 92km Kaiso Tonya road in Hoima District.The land division of the High Court on Friday issued an interim order restraining the Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) from going ahead with the construction until July 09th when court determines whether the temporary order should stay.