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PELUM Uganda

PELUM Uganda

We work to improve the livelihoods of small-scale farmers and the sustainability of rural communities.

Founded in:

1995

SAN Member since:

2022

Mission Statement

PELUM envisions a future where communities in Uganda are sustainably utilizing their natural resources. To contribute to this, PELUM’s mission is to enhance the effectiveness of members in promoting ecological land use management among farming communities through capacity building, research and innovation, networking, and advocacy.

PELUM Uganda is part of a 12-country strong association of civil society organizations in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa working in the area of participatory ecological land use management.

Geographic Scope

PELUM Uganda is made up of over 60 member organizations spread in all regions of the country.

Work Areas

PELUM Uganda promotes agricultural systems that address food security, incomes, environmental sustainability and operate in an enabling policy environment. Its strategy focuses on the following areas:

  • Promoting sustainable farming systems i.e. seed security, climate resilience, agro-ecology, indigenous knowledge on food and agriculture.

  • Promoting agriculture market development i.e. agricultural financing, value chain development, quality and standards.

  • Influencing policies on agriculture i.e. policy research, advocacy engagements.

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