Category: Projects

Environmental NGO in Uganda

Improving Food Security & Diversification of Livelihood Opportunities for Communities in Karamoja region

Implementation of environmental management activities in the Karamoja region In light of the twin problems of climate change and environmental degradation with an effort to increase the adaptive capacity of the vulnerable communities to mitigate droughts/floods, FAO – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in collaboration with JEEP – Joint Energy and Environment…
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KAL (Knowledge, Advocacy and Lobbying for the Benefit of Renewable Energy and Climate Change Mitigation in Uganda)

Update May 2015 Members of Parliament seminar on KAL Project Members of parliament from the district where KAL project is carried out together with the members of Parliamentary Forum on Climate Change (PFCC) were invited. However, a big number of them did not turn up due to many committees which were sitting at the same…
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Media Awareness Learning Tour Project

Joint Energy and Environment Projects hosted local media houses in Uganda on the 9th December 2013 by carrying out the Media Awareness Learning Tour at the demonstration center with the goal of Educating, Communicating and providing Information to spread extensively to diverse audiences within and without Uganda. JEEP successfully implemented the awareness initiative where 17…
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JEEP & ENVenture energy saving shop

Beginning in 2007, when JEEP’s staff received a solar training by experts of the Nordic folkecenter and Mali folkecenter, JEEP’s solar projects in Uganda have been highly successful. One of the first villages to be included in one of those projects was Wabutungulu in Luwero District. A solar run phone charging shop for the local community…
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Right Light

Right Light is a project founded and funded by Enactus Southampton at the University of Southampton. It has been successful in Madagascar and Kenya before and JEEP has partnered with Enactus to implement the scheme in rural Uganda in January 2013. Right Light aims at spreading the use of solar lamps within Ugandan communities. After…
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TRAction project

TRAction project is aimed at developing, testing and evaluating state of the art behavior change interventions to improve the acquisition and correct use of a locally fabricated mwoto stove in Uganda. This project is funded by USAID through University Research Corporation (URC).   It is implemented by Program for Appropriate Technologies in Health (PATH), Joint…
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SEED – Small Solutions Energy Enterprise Development

Access to electricity in Uganda is limited for most of the population. The Ugandan census of 2002 reported that 7.7% of households used electricity for lighting (37% of urban households and 2.6% of rural households) this was up from 5.6% in 1991. In contrast, 74.8% of households (33.3% of urban and 88.2% of rural) were…
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BEIA / Biomass Energy Initiative Africa

In cooperation with the Center for Research in Energy and Energy Conservation (CREEC), the World Bank Group, Winrock International, Berkeley Air and PATH this project cares about the promotion and distribution of 10.000 Top lit updraft (TLUD) stoves in combination with training local tinsmiths and sales agents in 25 districts of Uganda. During the implementation…
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Community Capacity Building / Solar and Tree Planting

Introduction Forests and woodlands are estimated to have covered about 10,800,000 ha (45%) of Uganda’s surface area in around 1890. Since then the size of the forest estate has drastically shrunk. Over the years the forests have been gradually cleared and today estimates indicate reduction to about 730,000 ha which is only (3%) of Uganda’s…
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Lighting Africa powered by “Energi Nord”

  Access to electricity inUganda is limited for most of the population. The Ugandan census of 2002 reported that 7.7% of households used electricity for lighting (37% of urban households and 2.6% of rural households) this was up from 5.6% in 1991. In contrast, 74.8% of households (33.3% of urban and 88.2% of rural) were…
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