Celebrating the World Wildlife Day 2017 in Uganda.

Celebrating the World Wildlife Day 2017. Uganda’s Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities (MTWA) in collaboration with other conservation partners such as the Jane Goodall Institute Uganda joined the rest of world in commemorating the 4th United Nations (UN) World Wildlife Day (WWD) on 3rd March 2017 under the theme “Listen to the young voices”. […]

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JGI in Uganda is searching for a Finance Manager/ Accountant.

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, […]

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Are you a young leader aged between 18 and 25 years? JGI Uganda is looking for you to join her Roots & Shoots Uganda National Youth Leadership Council.

Dear Friends, JGI Uganda is looking for young leaders aged between 18 and 25years to join the Roots & Shoots Uganda National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC). The Roots & Shoots Uganda National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) brings together passionate young leaders from around Uganda to learn, grow, and collaborate on service campaigns that make the […]

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Introducing Stany Nyandwi, JGI Uganda’s new Education Assistant.

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 […]

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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 […]

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JGI Apiary beneficiary with his honey packed in jerry cans.

JGI Apiculture beneficiaries already reaping from the project.

Amongst the honey products exhibitors at the Uganda National Honey week Exhibition that took place on the 23rd-27th at Forest Mall Lugogo parking grounds were representatives of the over 400 apiary farmers JGI in Uganda is supporting to increase their honey production in order to increase their household income under the USAID/BP Project. These 3 […]

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Educating Roots&Shoots pupils Kasese district on major threats to biodiversity after habitat loss.

Last week our Education team carried out mobile education in 10 schools in Kasese district reaching out to more than 1000 pupils. Kasese is a district in the western part of Uganda with a total about 63% of the land area occupied by nature and wild life conservation schemes and farm lands. The pupils watched [...]
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Collecting wire snares to make cards and beads to improve communities’ livelihoods.

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 […]

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Debby Cox one of the founders of The Jane Goodall Institute in Uganda retires.

On the 15th of June, we bid farewell to Debby Cox who was once the Executive Director of JGI Uganda. She has worked for the Jane Goodall Institute for 23 years and has retired so as to embark on a new career closer to her home and parents. In Uganda, Debby Cox just like Dr. [...]
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Dr. Jane Goodall’s June tour in Uganda .

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 […]

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