Faith-Based Environmental Education Stakeholders’ Workshop in Uganda: Highlights
The two-day workshop on developing faith-based environmental education in Uganda was organized by the Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC) and the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) in Uganda, in partnership with the Uganda Faiths Network on Environment Action (UFNEA) and the Kenya Organization of Environmental Education (KOEE). It brought together 120 stakeholders drawn from various fields, including religion, environment, education, civil society, government policy institutions and development partners, to discuss the role of faith-based environmental education (EE) in Uganda’s formal education system (schools etc) and in its non-formal sector (youth groups, Sunday schools etc). The guest of honor was Hon. Flavia Nabugere Munaaba, the State Minister for Environment.