Ending Hunger and Achieving Food Security

December 13, 2023    By admin

Millions worldwide grapple with hunger daily, a challenge at the core of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2. This goal seeks to eradicate hunger, ensure food security, and promote sustainable agriculture. In this section, we explore the multifaceted nature of hunger’s impact, extending beyond food supply shortages to […]

Opinion: When Could a Just Energy Transition Make Sense to Uganda?

December 9, 2022    By NGO Forum Administrator

 By Richard Kimbowa, Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development Energy services are essential for sustainable development. How these services, including lighting, cooking, heating and cooling, refrigeration, transportation, and communication, are produced, distributed, and used affects the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of any development achieved. According to the World Resources Institute […]

Invitation for Bids: Procurement of Groundnuts

March 31, 2022    By NGO Forum Administrator

Our member, Self Help Africa invites bids from potential service providers. Self Help Africa (SHA) is an International Non-Governmental Organization implementing rural development, sustainable food, and livelihoods security programmes in nine countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. SHA’s vision is an economically thriving and resilient rural Africa with a mission to support […]

Statement on the Meeting with the Minister of Internal Affairs

August 25, 2021    By NGO Forum Administrator

This morning, UNNGOF led a delegation of CSO Leaders to meet with the Minister of Internal Affairs, Hon. Kahinda Otafiire. The delegation included; Ms. Margaret Sekaggya – Human Rights Centre Uganda, Mr. Robert Kirenga – The National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders, Mr. Xavier Ejoyi – ActionAid Uganda and Ms. Winfred […]

Rwanda presents an opportunity for positive peer learning on how to fight corruption

June 23, 2017    By NGO Forum Administrator

“Rwanda presents an opportunity for positive peer learning on how to fight corruption”- new report points to political will being the key to unlocking the corruption scourge. This report, the Effectiveness of Anti-Corruption Agencies in East Africa, Rwanda was launched on 14th June 2017 at Serena Hotel, Kigali. Notably present at […]

Dissemination of the NGO Regulations 2017 – Kapchorwa District

June 22, 2017    By NGO Forum Administrator

The NGO Regulations, 2017 and NGO Fees Regulations, 2017 were gazetted on 5th May 2017 to complete the process of drafting the legal framework for NGO operations in Uganda. It is important to note that Civil Society Organizations across the country under the auspices of the Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF) […]

Political will fundamental in ending corruption

June 20, 2017    By NGO Forum Administrator

Citizens in Ankole region (Western Uganda) have called for a commitment by National leaders to fight corruption and it will drastically reduce. Citizens argued that Uganda has enough legal frameworks to fight corruption however implementation of the laws and policies has been wanting and thus challenged government leaders to commit […]

UNNGOF launches a project on enhancing civic space for CSOs.

June 20, 2017    By NGO Forum Administrator

The Uganda National NGO Forum is set to roll out a project called “Growing Opportunities for Constructive Civic Engagement for CSOs (GO-4-CCE) in Lango, Teso and Karamoja Regions” running from May 2017 to January 2018. The overall objective of this project is to formulate a constructive engagement strategy that supports the expansion […]

Humanitarian Response and Local and National NGOs Gulu Communiqué

June 14, 2017    By NGO Forum Administrator

Fifty National, Local and International Organizations in Uganda representing various civil society institutions, met at Bomah Hotel in Gulu District over two days from 7th – 8th June 2017, to discuss issues and concerns relating to role of Local and National CSOs in the refugee response. The key outcomes of […]

Disability originates from Impairment and Barriers

June 12, 2017    By NGO Forum Administrator

One billion people – yes, you read that correctly: one billion – are trapped in a cycle of exclusion and poverty. Why? About 15 % of the world’s population lives with a disability. In most countries, children with disabilities are excluded from school. If they are prevented from exercising their […]