Tree Uganda Academy (TUA)

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

Tree Uganda Academy (TUA) is an eco-inclusive, social action, research and advocacy youth led conservation and agriculture organization. It was first established in September 2015 to aid and philanthropy community led conservation and poverty alleviation through sustainable agriculture.

The membership base currently goes up to 2,275farmers in 91 Community led groups and Clubs formed under the Village Savings and Loan Association Model. Currently the organization employs a team of five well qualified and committed full time staff and a number of non permanent staff who operate as volunteers in coordinating the implementation of TUA’s Sustainable Communities Initiatives and projects at group level.

Mission: To promote and support community led conservation and sustainable land use as a means to identify and characterize appropriate targets for ecological restoration, carbon sequestration and avoiding deforestation in natural ecosystems, as well as adopting sustainable management practices in agro-pastoral systems to achieve socially, economically and environmentally secure livelihoods.

Objectives:
1. Community mobilization and capacity building on preservation and maintenance of traditional knowledge and practices.
2. Research and advocacy for climate Justice, creation of public awareness on climate change, environmental protection and restoration of well functioning ecosystems.
3. Mitigate climate change effects through forestry, agro-forestry and waste management.
4. Promoting on-farm agricultural biodiversity conservation and increasing household income, food and Nutritional Security through Agricultural value chain.

Website

https://www.treeugandaacademy.com

Year established

2015

Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Participant in relevant networks

Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI Network) Young Global Changers Initiative (Berlin Germany) Civil Society Empowerment and Progressive Association Uganda (CEPAUG- www.cepaug.com)

Further information


About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Doing business with the poor; Standards and guidelines...show all (4)

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Uganda

Global issues

Agriculture, aquaculture and forestry; Community development; Education and training;...show all (9)

Goods categories

Agriculture, aquaculture & forestry; Arts, crafts & toys; Educational;...show all (5)

Business sectors

Accounting and management services; Advocacy and legal services; Agriculture and...show all (9)

Disasters

Uganda: Floods and Landslides - Mar 2010; Uganda: Floods - May 2013