About CAN Uganda
Climate Action Network- Uganda (CAN-U) is a national network of more than 200 civil society organizations and individuals spread all over the Geo-political regions of Uganda driving collective and sustainable action to fight the climate crisis and to achieve social and economic justice in Uganda.
Started in 2009 by organisations and individuals led by OXFAM in Uganda with a vision of contributing to a world that is actively striving towards achieving the protection of the global CLIMATE in a manner that promotes equity and social justice, sustainable DEVELOPMENT of PEOPLE and protection of the environment.
CAN-U works on a broad range of climate action issues at local, national, regional and global levels contributing towards the global goal of reducing carbon emissions and resilience. Our core work is on Climate Research and Development, Climate Advocacy and Campaigns and Capacity Building.
CAN-U coordinates and facilitates Uganda Civil Society participation in the global climate policy processes, specifically with a view to influence national and global climate change policies and information and knowledge sharing building.