Publications & Reports

pdf imageEnvironment and Natural Resources Civil Society Organizations (ENR-CSO) Network Statement in respect to the Annual Performance Review (FY 2020/2021) for the Natural Resources, Environment, Climate Change, Land and Water Management Program, 21th October 2021.

pdf imageWater and Environment Sector, 12th joint Government of Uganda- Development Partners Technical Review 2020 Agreed Minutes, Ministry of Water and Environment

ENR-CSO’s Position Paper on Performance in the Environment and Natural Resources Subsector for the Financial Year 2019/2020

Uganda Forestry Working Group Annual Report 2019

ENR-CSOs Position Paper on Performance in the Water and Environment sector for the Financial Year 2018/19

The 10th Civil Society position on state of climate resilience and COP 24/CMP 14/CMA 1.3, 22rd Nov 2018

The 10th Joint Government of Uganda- Development Partners Sector Review 2018 Agreed Minutes

The 9th Joint Government of Uganda-Development Partners Sector Review 2017 Agreed Minutes, held on 26-28th Sept 2017 at Speke Resort Munyonyo, Kampala.


The 9th Water and Environment Sector Performance Report (SPR) 2017



National Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue on Forest Tenure


UFWG 2015 AGM Report


Enhancing Forest Tenure and Security in Uganda – Policy Brief


Socio Economic Baseline Report for Agoro-Agu forest landscape.

Guidelines for the Registration, Declaration and Management of Community Forests.


Uganda National Forest Stewardship Standard pre-approved Draft NFSS.


National Forestry Stewardship Standards for Uganda


CSO Forest Manifesto for 2016 General Elections


Final Forestry Petition to District Council Kabarole




Background to formation of UFWG

The Uganda Forestry Working Group (UFWG) is a network of forestry stakeholders composed of multidisciplinary membership that cuts across several sectors of development. Current members include: National NGOs, Community Based Organisations, Community Based Organisations, Forest Resource User Associations, Academia and research institutions as well as individual members engaged in the development and sustainability of the forestry sector in Uganda. UFWG 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 implementation of the National Forestry Policy and National Forest Plan (NFP). Environmental Alert is the secretariat of the Network (


steering committee

A group photo of the newly elected steering committee of Uganda Forest Working Group (UFWG). Elections took place on 12th March 2020 at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala



1 Chairperson


Dr. Patrick Byakagaba Makerere University
2 Vice Chairperson


Ms. Nankya Harriet Wakiso District Local Government


Special Interest Groups




Mr. Sentongo Livingstone  –
Ms. Anna Amumpire ACODE




Regional Nodes



Northern Ms. Liberia Munduro Rice West Nile
Central Mr. Gaster Kiyingi Tree Talk
Eastern/Karamoja Ms. Enid Amuge  –
Southern Dr. Stephen Bagambe  –
5 Private Sector


Uganda Timber Growers Association (UTGA)  Uganda Timber Growers Association (UTGA)
6 Research




Abantu for Development  Abantu for Development


International days

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