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Ugandan Environmental Laws.  The FAO Legal Office database (FAOLEX) allows for searches of environmental documents by country.  Ugandan records include:

1. Land Act (Act No. 16 of 1998)
2. Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations (No. 13 of 1998)
3. National Environmental Statute (Statute No. 4 of 1995)


Governments on the Web.  This site links to governmental departments, NGOs, and general information sites for Uganda.

Ugandan Government site.  This website contains information about the executive, ministerial, constitutional, parliamentary, and judiciary branches of the Ugandan government.


Empowerment for African Sustainable Development (EASD).  This site contains the full-text of the National Environment Action Plan for Uganda (1995) and the National Environment Management Policy (1994).

Chapter 9: Legal, Policy & Institutional Framework & Environment Information.   This site summarizes the current environmental laws in place in Uganda, describes statutes, conventions, environmental policy defici.

Non-Governmental Organizations

Ugandan NGOs.  This is a comprehensive list of NGOs in Uganda - organized by district.  It is also possible to do key-word searches.

Conserve Biodiversity for Sustainable Development (COBS).  COBS is a program in Uganda run by ARD, Inc., a privately owned firm that offers consulting services in the United States, developing and transition countries.  Their main clients are the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the multilateral development banks.


General Information.  This is a general resource site for the government, NGOs, and other information in Uganda.

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