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  • Ecosystems Restoration
    Ecosystems Restoration

    NAPE supports communities around Katwe Salt Lake to conserve the lake ecosystem

  • Food insecurity
    Food insecurity

    Communities from Buliisa showing NAPE staff their Cassave affected by pests leading to food insecurity in the area

  • Shared Resources Joint Socultions Programm at Ongo Forest in Hoima
    Shared Resources Joint Socultions Programm at Ongo Forest in Hoima

    NAPE with partners in the Murchison Landscape working to conserve the landscape ecosystem to promote IPGs

  • Traditional Granaries
    Traditional Granaries

    NAPE supports grassroot women in Buliisa to promte traditional food storage

  • Mercury in Artisal Gold Mining
    Mercury in Artisal Gold Mining

     NAPE promoting Mercury-free gold mining among artisanal miners in Busia

     

  • Using Drama in advocacy
    Using Drama in advocacy

    NAPE supports women in the oil region to advocate for their rights through dance and drama

  • Campaign against Lead in Paints
    Campaign against Lead in Paints

    NAPE launches a report on the impacts of lead-based paints for home use in Uganda

Welcome to National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE) is an action organization committed to sustainable solutions to Uganda More...

NAPE Projects

  • Advocacy & Lobbying Open or Close

    NAPE serves as an important actor that gives voice to marginalized communities and the environment of Uganda. We influence national policies and resource allocation decisions within political, economic, and social systems and institutions.

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  • Extractive industries Open or Close

    Oil is not a new discovery in Uganda and NAPE has known this since its formation 15 years ago. Oil discovery in Uganda dates back into the colonial times. NAPE’s Oil Governance Programme started in 2009, starting with monitoring of oil exploration,moving to political advocacy against oil extraction activities, and continuing to the advocacy for community rights and voices now that extraction activities have begun. Below we give a more detailed explanation of the programme.

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  • Sustainability School Open or Close

    In 2010, NAPE initiated the Sustainability school approach which advocates and seeks to give the communities capacity to effectively participate in social economic and political change processes. The aim of this school is the transfer of power from dominant groups to the poor, marginalized disadvantaged and disenfranchised who are always the majority. It is a problem solving mechanism using an andragogical learning methodology.

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  • Water Governance Open or Close

    NAPE work on water governance includes advocating for rights to water and sanitation in here this is done through engaging government of Uganda to formulate policies and legislations that promote the rights to water and sanitation.

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  • Land Grabbing Open or Close

    We are looking at protecting the rights of communities affected by big infrastructure development. Principal examples include:

    • Palm oil plantations in Kalangala
    • Oil extraction near Lake Albert
    • Exotic tree plantations for carbon trading near Bukaleba (eastern Uganda) and Kikonda Forest Reserve (western)Read More
  • Ecosystems Restoration Open or Close

    In our Ecosystems Alliance Programme we aim to empower communities for sustainable Natural Resource Management in the Albertine Rift. The programme is implemented by 3 consortium organizations i.e. National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE), Uganda Wildlife Society (UWS) and Africa Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO). NAPE doubles as the Country Coordinating Institution. The Programme began in December 2011 and will run up to the close of June 2015.

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  • Chemicals Management Open or Close

    The use of chemicals in Uganda has been rapidly growing; many chemicals are today either locally manufactured or imported and stored in storage facilities in different parts of the country. This rapid growth has been unregulated and uncontrolled, and there is a lot of chemicals misuse and abuse.

  • Communication and publication Open or Close

    In the Amplifying Voices project NAPE works to give a voice to communities affected by oil so that they can represent their interests to the government, corporations, and other parties involved in oil extraction in their areas.

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News Highlights

Negotiations on a UN Treaty on TNCs taki…

18-10-2018 Betty Obbo

As stakeholders continue with the fourth informal negotiations on a UN treaty on... Read more

Annual Global Campaign week on climate e…

18-10-2018 Betty Obbo

On Sunday 13th October 2018, the annual Global Campaign week was launched at the... Read more

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Video Gallery

  • NAPE'S WORK ON WOMEN
  • NAPE talks about Land grab on NBS Television
  • NAPE,s Talks about Land grabs on NTV  Uganda
  • The Land Grab – Uganda’s farmers battle with palm oil producers
  • ENVIRONMENT ENGLISH FINAL
  • VIDEO CLIP ON LAUNCH OF THE LEGAL REPORT AND DICUSSION ON UNWRITTEN LAW
  • Hoima community Film
  • defiling the pearl of africa documentary
  • The Pain of Damming the Nile
  • Defiling the Pearl of Africa

NAPE serves as an important actor that gives voice to marginalized communities and the environment of Uganda. We influence national policies and resource allocation decisions within political, economic, and social systems and institutions.

We do this through undertaking media campaigns, public meetings (political cafés), commissioning and publishing research, filing of petitions, video / documentaries.

We lobby legislators on sustainable management of natural resources.
Advocancy