Call for Expression of Interest in Website Design & Upgrade

Amani Institute Uganda (AIU) is a think-tank established in northern Uganda to enhance research capabilities and localize impact of research within the region, as well as promote rights, peace, justice and empowerment through evidence-based advocacy. Amani is a non-profit, non-governmental organization incorporated in 2013 as a company limited by guarantees.

Amani seeks the services of an experienced website designer to evaluate, redesign and upgrade its website to accommodate its ever-growing content, research materials, audio-visual content and dynamic requirements.
The assignment would include review and evaluation of the current website design, its content, potential and design an upgrade strategy and new layout to achieve the desired goal as one of the most use friendly, attractive, navigable, and multi-media website.

Interested candidates should submit their expression of interest with a cover letter, a short CV (max 3 pages), an inception report consisting of an assessment of the current website and a proposal for its redesign and upgrade, proposed timeline and costs.

Application can be emailed to or hand delivered to Plot 13 R Labour Line Muroni Rd, Pece Division, Gulu Municipality.
For more information call Lydia Lanyero Janet on 0784835570 or Office line 0775341041
Dateline is 5pm August 5th, 2019.

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Open Letter: Save the “Murchison Falls” for God’s Sake!

Open Letter: Save the “Murchison Falls” for God’s Sake!

Amani Institute Uganda strongly rejects the sanctioning of any further hydro electricity generation project within the Murchison Falls Conversation Area (MFCA) and hereby objects very strongly against the consideration of the Notice of Intended Application for a License from Bonang Power and Energy (Pty) Limited for the generation and sale of electricity from a Hydro powerplant proposed to be established near Murchison Falls, in Kiryandongo and Nwoya Districts pursuant to your notice dated 7th June 2019…..

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Call For Applications : Amani Research Fellowship Programme

Amani Research Fellowship Programme – Inaugural Cohort

November 2019 Gulu, Northern Uganda




Amani Institute Uganda, in collaboration with Advocates for Research in Development (ARiD), invites applications to its inaugural annual research fellowship programme for the year 2019. The Research Fellowship Programme (RFP) is a new annual multi-disciplinary interactive, intensive, inter-linked research mentorship programme conceptualised with a goal of nurturing a new generation of researchers in an African context. The Fellowship seeks to equip its participants with a range of practical, much-needed applied research skills and experience in a conflict, post-conflict and forced migration context.

The programme builds on over ten (10) years of practical research experience, including research teaching, research projects and conflict sensitivity programming, identified and documented by the two collaborating institutions i.e. Amani Institute Uganda (AIU) based in Gulu and the Advocates for Research in Development (ARiD) based in Pader.



Target groups

The Fellowship seeks to equip aspiring and practicing researchers, including undergraduate, masters and PhD students, with knowledge and skills on a range of practical and applied research methodologies and how to go about executing them, especially in fragile contexts- conflict, post-conflict and forced migration settings.

This unique multi-disciplinary research training programme is designed to accommodate early to mid-career researchers, graduate students, masters and PhD students,practitioners in various disciplines and scholars interested in learning new or emerging issues and applied skills in contemporary research.

For guidelines on how to submit your application, please download this document Call For Applications: Amani Research Fellowship Programme

Study on Economic Opportunities in Omoro

Amani’s research team are currently conducting a baseline survey in the newly created Omoro District in Northern Uganda on current and future job creation and economic empowerment opportunity for youths, women, and elderly persons.

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