Over 50 Organisations to Face Hard Times as Gov’t Suspends DGF Operations

The decision by President Museveni to suspend operations of the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) the biggest donor to Uganda’s state and non-state actors is set to affect the operations of a number of several organisations.

DGF is a multi-donor funding mechanism supported by Austria, Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the European Union to support state and non-state partners to strengthen governance, promote and protect human rights, enhance access to justice, and improve accountability in Uganda.

The following are bodies that have been benefiting from their funding including government agencies and these are set to experience a set back due to funding challenges.

1. ActionAid International Uganda (AAIU)

2. Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC)

3. African Centre for Treatment & Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV)

4. African Leadership Institute (AFLI)

5. African Prisons Project (APP)

6. African Youth Initiative Network (AYINET)

7. Alliance for Finance Monitoring (ACFIM)

8. Amuria District Development Agency (ADDA)

9. Amuru District Local Government (ADLG)

10. Centre for Basic Research (CBR)

11. Centre for Constitutional Governance (CCG

12. Centre for Women in Governance (CEWIGO)

13. Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU)

14. Civic Response on Environment and Development (CRED)

15. Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG)

16. Community Driven Network Uganda (CODNET)

17. Community for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

18. Council for African policy (CAP)

19. Ecological Christian Organization (ECO)

20. Global Rights Alert (GRA)

21. Gulu Women Economic Development and Globalisation (GWED-G)

22. Hub for Investigative Media (HIM)

23. Institute of Parliamentary Studies (IPS)

24. Justice Centres Uganda (JCU)

25. Kabarole Research & Resource Centre (KRC)

26. Kapchorwa Civil Society Alliance (KACSOA)

27. Kind Initiative for Development-Uganda (KIND-UG)

28. Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET)

29. Maendeleo ya Jamii (MYJ)

30. Makerere University School of Women and Gender Studies (SWGS)

31. Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development (MoLHUD)

32. Muslim Centre for Justice & Law (MCJL)

33. Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy Uganda (NIMD)

34. Parliament Commission-Parliament of Uganda (POU)

35. Platform for Labour Action (PLA)

36. Public Interest Law Clinic (Makerere University) (PILAC)

37. Radio News Network Limited / Uganda Radio Network (RNNL/ URN)

38. Refugee Law Project (RLP) Makerere University

39. Restless Development Uganda (RD)

40. Rural Initiative for Community Empowerment West Nile (RICE WN)

41. Rwenzori Anti-Corruption Coalition (RAC)

42. Rwenzori Forum for Peace and Justice (RFPJ)

43. Sebei Diocese Community Development and Empowerment (SDCODE)

44. Southern & Eastern Africa Trade Information & Negotiation Institute (SEATINI UGANDA)

45. Teso Anti-Corruption Coalition (TAC)

46. The Human Rights Centre Uganda (HRCU)

47. Uganda Association of Women Lawyers (FIDA -UGANDA)

48. Uganda Debt Network (UDN)

49. Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC)

50. Uganda Law Council (ULC)

51. Uganda Law Society (ULS)

52. Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF)

53. Uganda Project Implementation & Management Centre (UPIMAC)

54. Uganda Women’s Media Association (UMWA)

55. Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET)

56. Uganda Youth Network (UYONET)

57. Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD)

58. Wizarts Foundation (Wizart)
59. New Vision

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