Commonwealth NGOs
related to forestry

bullet1 UGANDA

bullet2 Uganda Forest Working Group

C/O Environmental Alert

Off Ggaba Rd, Behind Kirabo Kya

Maria Building, Kabalagala

P. O. Box 11259, Kampala




Type:  NGO   

Scope:  national   

Interest in Forestry:  central


The Uganda Forest Working Group (UFWG) is an informal network of civil society organizations, academic and research institutions engaged in the development and sustainability of the forestry sector in Uganda.


It was formed in 2001 to provide a platform where the various stakeholders in forestry sector would meet, deliberate on and influence developments in the sector as well as independently monitor the implementation of the national forestry policy, legislation and plan.


A sustainably managed forestry sector contributing to improved livelihoods, national economy and ecological integrity.


To promote the development of the forestry sector and stimulate all forestry stakeholders to respond appropriately to changes and challenges within the sector.