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Uganda Climate Change Champions Network (UCCCN)

The idea of Climate Champions was concieved in 2015 by the USAID/Education and Research to Improve Climate Change Adaptation (ERICCA) and Enabling Environment for Agriculture (EEA). In December 2017 during the Community-based Adaptation Learning Forum (CALF), the Champions formed an association named "Uganda Climate Change Champions Network -UCCCN" whose secretariat was to be housed at MUCCRI. MUCCRI was also tasked to assist the UCCCN Steering Committee to formalize the Network as well as support them in meeting their objectives. This Network comprises of individuals commited to enhancing communal adaptation, mitigation and resilience to climate change impacts. These individuals include farmers, local government officials, students, businessmen/women, Community-based Organisations etc.



"Climate Smart and Resilient Communities"


"UCCCN exists to promote innovative, coordinated and harmonized community-based strategies for climate change mitigation and adaptation"


To promote community based  adaptation and mitigation measures in order to build  household  resilience to climate change impacts in communities.


  1. To enhance the resilience of communities to mitigate and adapt to the impact of climate change.
  2. To strengthen institutional leadership and management capacity for effective and efficient implementation of programmes.
  3. To conduct research and advocacy in the field of climate change mitigation and adaptation.
  4. To enhance the institutional capacity for sustainable resource mobilisation and management.
  5. To enhance the support services for efficient and effective implementation of climate change mitigation and adaption strategies. 

Core Values

  1. Professionalism
  2. Partnership
  3. Ethics and Integrity
  4. Commitment

Success Stories




Contact Us

  • College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences,
  • Makerere University- Uganda. East Africa
  • Phone: +256 414 542 277
  • Email:

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