Action Coalition on Climate Change - Combating Environmental and Climatic Changes for Sustainable Development

Who we are

Action Coalition on Climate Change (ACCC) is a non-governmental organization based in Kampala-Uganda. ACCC was registered by the government of the Republic of Uganda in 2008 under the Non Governmental Organization Registration Act. With this registration, the organisation is legally permitted to carry out all the activities consistent with its Constitution.

Programmes

Environment, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction

Petroleum and Extractives Governance

Agriculture, Gender and Human Rights

Infrastructure and Contracts Transparency

Recent News and Upcoming Events

ACCC's work is largely biased to adaptation projects/activities that have had resounding constructive effects on the target communities in improving their livelihoods while at the same time protecting the environment

What we do

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Environment, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

Research and advocacy on policy, climate change adaptation technologies and indigenous knowledge.

Research and Advocacy on Disaster Risk Reduction in different sectors of the economy. 

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Promote Tree Planting especially indigenous species which mature fast and have high commercial value while at the same time conserving and protecting the environment.

Advocate and promote for protection and conservation of natural ecosystems including wetlands management.

Advocate and carry out demonstrations for energy efficient systems for communities and institutions.

Promote and advocate on other forms of renewable energy.

Promote and advocate for water harvesting technologies for communities and institutions.

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Petroleum and Extractives Governance

Research and advocacy of policy matters in mining with special focus on Artisanal Small & Medium Mining (ASM).

Conduct awareness on the dangers of mercury in Artisanal Small Scale Gold Mining(ASGM). 

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We raise awareness and promote alternative technologies to Mercury use in gold mining.

Assist Artisanal Small & Medium Miners in establishing and sustaining alliances and networks with the view of increasing their bargaining power and improving their livelihoods.

Research and advocacy in sustainable use of oil & gas for the benefits of all citizens.

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Agriculture, Gender and Human Rights

Provide guidance on the relevant inputs that farmers should use to maximize returns and ensuring food security.

Research and advocacy on policy issues that affect gender and agriculture. 

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Institutionalizing and mainstreaming Gender in the Agriculture Sector

Empowering community Farmer Organizations to benefit from their products

Provide skills transfer to the farmers in appropriate technologies to improve their yields and quality of life.

Education, awareness and skills transfer on agricultural based climate change adaptation strategies to farmers, women and youth groups, local leaders and technical staff.

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Goals and Objectives

  • To promote, lobby and advocate for efficient natural resource conservation and utilization to improve people’s welfare and conserve the environment and its eco-functions.
  • To advocate, Research and champion efforts for the integration of climate change adaptation strategies and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the national policy and plans.
  • To promote best practices in the extractives sector with the view of improving peoples welfare and mitigating the negative effects of mining activity on the environment.
  • To promote effective gender based practices, human rights, food and agricultural policies.
  • To promote and advocate for transparency and accountability in the construction sector with the view of realizing better service delivery and value for money and observance of best environmental practices.