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0 On the 20th of May 2021, Tanzania and East African Crude Oil Pipeline Company (EACOP) signed the Host Government Agreement (HGA) for Tanzania. This was the final agreement for the pipeline project that will enable exploitation of crude oil in Uganda...
0 In the recent past, the world has received its fair share of climate change disasters ranging from effects such as global warming, destructive hailstorms, catastrophic landslides to deadly fires and swarms of locusts. Ecosystems world-wide have been...
1 On the 27th of April 2021, the Ugandan parliament in an unprecedented move, unanimously passed the National Climate Change Bill to tackle the climate change crisis in Uganda. The Bill intends to give force of law to the United Nations Framework...
0 The right of access to information is a fundamental right recognized by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights since 1946. An informed population can effectively build stable governments and political institutions. This is through holding leaders...
0 On the 18th and 19th March 2021, Greenwatch in conjunction with the Judicial Training Institute (JTI) organised the 3rd Judicial Training on Climate Justice in Uganda held at Mestil Hotel & Residences, Kampala. The theme of the training workshop was...
0 Greenwatch’s team together with a group of children including some of the plaintiffs in the case of Nissi Mbabazi Vs Attorney General and NEMA (Civil suit no: 283 of 2021) visited Mabira forest in Central Uganda, the third largest forest in Uganda...
0 Greenwatch conducted two (2) dialogue trainings with the communities of Rakai and Kyotera districts. The objective of the community trainings and dialogue was to build their capacity in monitoring petroleum activities of the EACOP so as to promote...
0 Greenwatch in conjunction with the Judicial Training Institute (JTI) organised the 2nd annual Judicial Training on Climate Justice in Uganda on 10th and 11th Sepetember 2020. The theme for this year was: "Climate Justice; Ensuring a More Fair and...
0 In 2013, people (plaintiffs) from Buhungiro-Tooro claiming to be lawful customary owners of the suit land, sued National Forestry Authority (NFA) for unlawfully evicting them. They claimed that the central forest reserve does not extend to the land...
0 On the 4th April 2020, Daily Monitor reported an oil spill after an explosion of a geothermal hole in Kigorobya Sub County, Hoima district near Lake Albert (Source: Daily Monitor) What you should know about an oil spill An oil spill is the release of...
0 On the 26th and 27th February 2020, Greenwatch conducted dialogue meetings with local government officials on enforcement of environmental standards in Rakai and Kyotera districts respectively. The one day dialogue meetings was facilitated by three...
0 On 6th November 2019, Greenwatch in conjunction with the Judicial Training Institute with support from Heinrich Boll Stiftung Nairobi organized the first judicial training on climate justice in Uganda. Among the objectives of the training was to...
0 Greenwatch has been awarded a Green Gold Award for her Consistent dedication to Responsible Environmental Business practices, Commitment to going green and environmental conservation in Uganda. The Award was presented at the Green breakfast meeting...