The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) in Uganda is currently seeking applicants for the position of Finance Manager/ Accountant. Position Summary: The Finance Manager/Accountant supports the Executive Director to ensure that accounting, budgeting and grants management are in alignment with internal and external procedures, regulations and controls.This position ensures the security of all assets, and that, […]
Please join us in welcoming Stany Nyandwi our new Education Assistant who is now working under the Environmental Education and Roots & Shoots program undertaking extension services at our field sites with focus on Human Wildlife Conflict in communities and schools in Western Uganda. Stany comes from Burundi and has over 30 years experience working with chimpanzees […]
We are looking for suitably qualified candidates to fill up the available vacant positions.(Monitoring and Evaluation Manager and Communication and Policy Coordination Manager).
The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) is an international NGO working to ensure long term conservation and protection of chimpanzees and their forest habitats though empowering and enhancing the national and local institutions (government agencies, local government and local communities) to be effective custodians of the endangered ape. JGI invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to […]
Since 1997, JGI found out that snares were a major threat to survival of chimpanzees and other species in the wild and since then with support from the Jane Goodall Institut Schweiz, Jane Goodall Instituut Nederland and The Jane Goodall Institute Australia, we established a number of snare removal Programs in Uganda and one of […]
Dr. Jane Goodall, a passionate road warrior who travels 300 days each year worldwide, was in Uganda last month ( from the 17th-23rd of June) . She delivered a very powerful and inspirational speech to an audience hosted by the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Alphons J.A.J.M.G. Hennekens and Mrs Kirsten S. Straarup […]
JGI distributes improved Livestock breeds to Kasongoire village members in Masindi district to boost their livelihoods.
Provision of improved livestock breeds to adjacent forests community members in western Uganda is one of JGI in Uganda’s strategies used to decrease communities’ reliance on natural forest resources for survival. Therefore with assistance from WYSS foundation, JGI in Uganda has supplied a total of 94 livestock including boar goats to 94 Kasongoire village members […]
The JGI Global Forest Watch App mobile technology that We launched in Uganda this month combines satellite technology from NASA with the cloud computing power of Google and algorithms developed by GFW partners to rapidly analyzes terabytes of data and provide actionable information to users in real-time. In Ugandan forests, this new technology is an […]
The 10 Roots & Shoots schools we supported in hoima district under the Forest Corridor Project with funding from Jane Goodall Institute – Austria in Cooperation with the Austrian Public Campaign “Mother Earth”, managed to raise 8,387 tree seedlings of Eucalyptus, Pine spp, Sesbania and Milicia excelsa (Mvule). These were planted in the schools, homes […]