ECOLOGICAL CHRISTIAN ORGANISATION

Ecological Christian Organisation (ECO) is an indigenous, Non Governmental Organisation registered in Uganda as S.5914/5509 and working towards realization of sustained livelihoods for marginalized, under-served and vulnerable groups in Uganda. Since its inception in 2005, ECO has implemented a varied portfolio of projects in the greater Karamoja region, the Abertine rift and the L. Victoria basin. The current initiatives are focusing on natural resource governance, climate change and livelihoods, and ecosystem management and restoration.

ECO’s mandate spans the entire country which, despite its abundant and quality natural resources, has a high proportion of food-insecure people living below the poverty line and contributing significantly to environmental degradation. There are, however, considerable opportunities and possibilities for economic growth and attainment of national development goals and global sustainable development goals, particularly those relating to poverty, hunger and environmental sustainability.

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OUR PROGRAMS

ECOSYSTEMS MANAGEMENT & RESTORATION

Ecosystems in Uganda are increasingly being threatened by various human activities, even those that are protected by government acts. Wetland and forest losses are higher in the lake basin area than national averages…

RESILIENCE & CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION

Significant changes in weather patterns have increased variability and unpredictability of rainfall presenting a major threat to resource-dependent livelihoods in Uganda – farmers, pastoralists, agro-pastoralists and fisher folks…

NATURAL RESOURCES GOVERNANCE

Threats to natural resources sector continue to exist affecting their productivity and sustainability. Many areas that have been gazetted as protected areas continue to be encroached for human activity…

ECOLOGICAL CHRISTIAN ORGANIZATION DOCUMENTARIES

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HOPE LVB: Modelling PHE in Lake Victoria Basin

MODELLING PHE
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Building flourishing communities in Karamoja Region

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Mineral exploration in Abim

Mineral Exploration in Abim
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The Importance of access to Information in the Mining Sector

HOPE LVB 20
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Community Vision Maps

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CURRENT PROJECTS

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NEWS & ARTICLES

OPINION: Climate Change Poses Insecurity, Conflict Threat in Karamoja and Neighboring Regions Phillo Aryatwijuka The threat climate change poses to insecurity, conflict and communities’ livelihood is more real than ever for a country where over 80% of the population is totally dependent on agriculture as their source of livelihood and the other 20% also dependent

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