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WHO We Are

  • Amani Institute Uganda (AIU) is a think-tank, a research-based institute established to promote rights, peace, justice and development through knowledge generation and people’s empowerment.
  • Registered in 2013 (Reg. No. 172317) as a Charity (Company Limited by Guarantee), Amani Institute Uganda conducts research, documentation, policy analysis and strategic programming.
  • Our Motto “kudumisha amani means “sustaining peace.” At Amani, we navigate the complex challenges that conflict and post conflict societies grapples with, as they transition from emergency, recovery,  peacebuilding, justice and development path.
  • Our Office is Located at Plot 13R Muroni Rd, Labour Line, Pece Division, Gulu City.


Research and Documentation

Amani conducts research and documentation on legacy of conflicts or emerging issues either independently or in collaboration with other organizations.

Advocacy and Capacity Building

Amani engages in evidence-based advocacy to influence policy direction or development programmes based on research.


Amani provides a range of specialized technical support in research, surveys,  project development and M&E to universities, international organizations and researchers on consultancy basis as and when required.

Mediation Training and Support

Amani provides mediation training and support to peace mediators, negotiating parties and institutions engaging in peace processes across the region.

Civic Education and Election  Monitoring

Amani conducts civic education and election monitoring within Uganda, the region and internationally through deployment of election observers.

Mentorships and Trainings

Amani provide mentorship to youths and emerging leaders in public speaking and entrepreneurship including career guidance to primary, secondary and university students.

OUR Mission

  • To promote rights, peace, justice and development through research, documentation, policy analysis and strategic programming.

OUR Vision

  • A peaceful and prosperous people living in dignity enjoying equal opportunities.

Theory Of Change

  • By identifying critical issues impacting the pursuit of rights, peace, justice and development, and;
  • Creating civic space, and dynamic platforms for intelligent deliberations,
  • Amani promotes justice and democratization, as well as contributes to sustainable peacebuilding and development.

OUR Team


Stephen Oola

Executive Director

Ochen Peter Emmanuel

Field Coordinator

Lydia Janet Lanyero

Research and Admin Officer

Programme Staff

Agnes Angee

Field Team Coordinator

Courage Ssewanyana

TJ & Governance Trainee

Peace Aloyo

Gender Justice & Advocacy Officer

Board Members

Hon. Lyandro Komakech

Prof. Moris Ogenga Latigo

Charles Watmon

Ms. Tracy Kyagulanyi

Dr. Job Baptist Akuni

Barney Afako


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