STRENGTHENING SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION AND MITIGATION IN UGANDA PROJECT
Strengthening Sustainable Environment and Natural Resource Management, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in Uganda (SENRMCAM) is a project funded by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and implemented by World Wide Fund for Nature, Uganda Country Office (WWF UCO) on behalf of the Government of Uganda. The project aims to strengthen the efforts and capacities of Local Governments, Civil Society Organizations (CSO’s) and communities to sustainably manage and utilize natural resources and build climate change resilient societies.
The project has four key outputs:
i) Biodiversity conservation and restoration of degraded ecosystems demonstrated.
ii) Sustainable Land Management practices identified and replicated.
iii) Efficient utilization of biomass energy, promotion of renewable energy technologies and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
iv) Climate Change resilience promoted.
This project is implemented in collaboration with responsible parties drawn from various ministries, local government and CSOs. The project partners include the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE), Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD), Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), Ministry of Local Government (MoLG), and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Call for Project Proposals
As one of the ways to accelerate the implementation of the project and build capacity of the civil society, the project is inviting proposals from NGOs and CBOs in the districts of Arua, Nebbi, Nwoya, Ntoroko, Bundibugyo, Buliisa, Rakai, Buhweju, Bushenyi, Mbarara, Kiruhura, Kamuli, Nakasongola, Kabale, Kanungu, Kisoro, Soroti, Busia, Kiboga, Luwero, Jinja, Sembabule, Lwengo, Kalungu, Kasese, Mitooma, Rubirizi, Abim, Bududa, Mbale, Moroto, Kotido, Isingiro, Masindi, Masaka,Wakiso and Manafwa to benefit from its small grants scheme.
The proposed projects may cover but are not limited to the following focal areas:
- Sustainable land management
- Biodiversity conservation and restoration on private/communal lands
- Livelihood improvement enterprises
- Renewable energy technologies
- Climate change adaptation and mitigation
How to apply
Interested applicants are advised to pick a project proposal template from the WWF UCO Offices at the address below or from Natural Resource offices of the districts mentioned above.
Proposals in hard copy only must be submitted to the address below by 30th January, 2014, not later than 4.00pm.
The Project Manager
WWF Uganda Country Office
P. O. Box 8758, Kampala
Plot 2 Sturrock Road, Kololo
Tel: 0414 540 064