Who we are

The Environment Governance Institute (EGI) is non-government organisation dedicated to promoting the sustainable management of natural resources in Uganda and the Great Lakes Region. Based in Kampala-Uganda, the organization was born out of the need to contribute to efforts to promote equitable utilization and the sustainable governance of natural resources for socio-economic development. Through lobbying, research and community education, EGI work with communities and leaders to ensure that natural resources are utilized in a way that leads to equitable development, environmental conservation and respect for human rights. EGI boost on a wealth of experience of projects implemented around cattle corridors of greater Karamoja region, Teso Sub-region and in the Albertine graben western Uganda and among other areas. EGI focuses on promoting the conservation of natural resource governance, climate change adaptations and livelihoods, and ecosystem management and restoration.