Calls for value addition to minerals characterised proceedings during the Fourth Mineral Wealth Conference held at Sheraton Hotel in Kampala on October 1st - 2nd, 2015.  Organized under the theme "Minerals Value Addition – Road to Development", the conference was convened...

Access to work and enjoyment of the right to maternity leave were key issues of concern that dominated sessional deliberations on the topic: “Women’s access to work and the rights to maternity Leave, Social Inclusion and Sustainable Development” attended by hundreds of...

The Citizens Election Observers Network – Uganda (CEON-U), a domestic election observation network, was launched on 10th September, 2015 at the Golf Course Hotel, in Kampala, at a colourful ceremony attended by hundreds of civil society actors. Working as  consortium of 15 CSOs and 3...

On 5th-6th August 2015, Masindi District NGO Forum, a DGF Partner conducted an official launch of its Voter Education Project in Kigumba market square in Kiryandongo district. The show attracted a large crowd including the Resident District Commissioner, the District Police Commander, and the...

In effort to equip Ugandan citizens with knowledge on electoral processes and to prepare them for the forthcoming general elections, the Uganda Project Implementation and Management Centre (UPIMAC) produced a Voters' Education Module which was launched on 31 August 2015, at Hotel Africana in...

The provisional results of the recently concluded national census and housing survey results indicate that more than 40% of Uganda's population is made up of youth. Although some sections of the Population may view this as a problem, DGF partners have identified the potential in the youth and...

24th-28th August, 2015: International discourse on governance has for long fronted Poor governance as the greatest threat to the growth and development of the world's developing economies. While it is too early to determine the value addition the recent International Conference on Governance and...

The 5th edition of the National CSO Fair was held on 24th-26th June 2015 at Hotel Africana under the theme “Leaving No One behind, Uganda’s Place in the Next Global Development Agenda”. Organized under the auspice of Uganda National NGO Forum, the event attracted over 5000 delegates from Civil...

Is the oil sector development in Uganda’s Albertine rift occurring for the benefit of the communities or in spite of them? Is the oil wealth serving the local poor or further impoverishing them? The answers to these questions begin to take shape with the unsettling experiences of residents from...

“Studying law has been hard, but gives me satisfaction. I have been able to challenge my own death sentence and my legal knowledge has been of great help to my fellow inmates. I have helped them to access bail, succeed in appeals and mitigate lesser sentences. In the future, I want to be a voice...

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