National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE)

 

Country

Uganda

Organization

National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE)

NAPE, founded in 1997, is a national environmental organization that advocates for the sustainable management of natural resources for the benefit of all Ugandans. In addition to its efforts at the national level, NAPE works with local communities to protect and advance their natural resource rights. The organization addresses issues such as climate change, extractive industries, infrastructure development, forestry, wetlands management and human rights and democracy.

Project

Amplifying the Voices of Rural Women in the Oil Debates

Purpose: To enhance women's participation in the management of natural resources in the oil-rich Albertine region by building the capacity of community groups in documentation and advocacy, supporting income-generating activities for women, and publicizing the effects of oil exploration on women's livelihoods.

Project Grant Amount $40,000
Total Grants Received $143,548
Years Supported 4
Theme Natural Resource Rights and Economic Justice
Population Served Farmers and fisherfolk, Men, Women