Pro-Biodiversity Conservationists In Uganda (PROBICOU)
Brief Description of the Organization
The organization was established in 1999 and registered in November 2000 under the Non Governmental Organizations Registration Statute of 1998. It was incorporated on 14th December 2007, under the Companies Act, Laws of Uganda as a Public Limited Company without Share Capital. PROBICOU is a non-governmental, non-profit and non-political organization. The goal of the organization is environmental preservation and protection, biodiversity conservation and implementation of sustainable development principles. PROBICOU is committed to work with different range of stakeholders in order to foster cooperation and joint work for the purpose of achieving sustainable environmental management and strong worldwide recognition of Uganda as an Ecological State.
PROBICOU is a member of a number of networks and platforms both local and International. PROBICOU is currently the host institution for the Coalition on Environment and Climate Change in Uganda (CECCU), the organizations is an NGO focal point organization for Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) in Uganda, a member of National Steering committee on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), and a member of National Steering committee on Elimination of Child Labor in Agriculture. In addition, PROBICOU is the host institution for Publish What You Pay Uganda (PWYP-U) and Farmers Union of Uganda. The organization is also accredited by Global Environment Facility (GEF). It is a partner to UNEP in waste management partnership area under IPEN. PROBICOU is also accredited by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and holds an observer status. .
Have a clean and healthy environment that is fit for biodiversity and human beings to live in, and ensure the participation of the communities in the conservation and sustainable utilization of natural resources.
The mission of the Organization is to conserve biodiversity by promoting sustainable development through shared responsibility and networking.
The goal of the organization is environmental preservation and protection, biodiversity conservation and implementation of sustainable development principles.See more