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Support for Women in Agriculture and Environment (SWAGEN)

SWAGEN was founded by grassroots women leaders in 1998. It works with forest-edge communities to adapt to and to mitigate Climate Change. Activities involve:
- transfer of appropriate technology e.g rainwater harvesting facilities, fuel saving devices and promote use of alternative renewable energy at household level.
- establish forest resources on forest-edge communities' own land to reduce human foot print on the natural forest ecosystem
-Implementing the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) of the World Bank in partnership with National Forest Authority
- SWAGEN represents Africa CSO as observer in the Climate Investment Fund Forest Investment Program (CIF FIP)
- SWAGEN represents East Africa CSOs on the Civil Society Mechanism Coordinating Committee (CSM CC) for engagement with FAO's Committee on Food Security
- promote practice of ecological agriculture to combat Climate Change


Date of Establishment:

02-Feb, 1998

Purpose of Organization:

To create strong grassroot communities capable of meaningful contribution to national development
Countries in which organization is active:
  • Uganda

Contact Details
Street Address:
P O Box 12223 Kampala, Uganda
City/Town:
Kampala
Country:
Uganda
Telephone No.:
256 772 685332 256 711 685332
Fax Phone:
256 414 220117
Website:
http://www.swagen.org
Email:
ruralwomenug@yahoo.com
ruralwomenug@gmail.com
Organization founded:
Feb-02-1998

NGO Information
Focal Area:
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Land Degradation
  • Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
  • Organization Type:
  • Community Based Organization (CBO)
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
  • Geographic Scope:
  • Local

  • Contact Person
    Name:
    Ms. Gertrude Kenyangi Key Contact Person
    Position:
    Executive Director
    Street Address:
    Mulimira Zone, Bukoto II Parish, Nakawa Division, Kampala, Uganda.
    Zip Code:
    NA
    City/Town:
    Kampala
    State/Province/Other: NA
    Telephone No.:
    256-711- 685332
    256-750- 685332
    Email:
    ruralwomenuggmail.com


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