Deepening Democratic Governance in the Forestry sector

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Project Goal: Increased Transparency, Accountability and responsiveness in Forest Governance

Project Objectives

  • žImprovements in responsiveness by forest sector responsible government bodies.
  •  Strong partnerships and effective coordination between ACCU and forest sector CSOs at local and national level.

žOperational areas: Kibaale,Kyenjojo,Hoima,Mubende,Kyegegwa districts

Partners

  • ž  Care International in Uganda
  • ž  Joint Effort to Save the Environment (JESE)
  • ž   Rwenzori Anticorruption Coalitions (RAC)
  • ž  PANOS Eastern Africa
  • ž  Advocates coalition for development and environment(ACODE)
  • ž  Environmental Alert(EA)
  • ž  Mid western RegionAnti corruption coalition(MIRAC)
  • ž  Donor :Care International In Uganda
  • ž  Aproaches
  • ž  Community based monitoring using ICT
  • ž  Strategic Partnerships
  • ž  Public accountability forums

Project Duration: 3 Years  July 2013 to July 2016

Project Publications and Research:

  • Extent, Manifestation and implications of corruption in the forestry sector
  • Forest resources at stake; who should take responsibility?
  • Voices on Forestry and Wildlife

ž  Documentaries:

  • ž  Global warming; Walk the talk
  • ž  Forest resources at stake; Is it a Governance or Management question?

Project staff

Ephrance Nakiyingi: Project Manager