Who We Are

Who We Are

Organization Profile

Africa Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO) is a company limited by guarantee that was incorporated under Uganda’s Companies Act. AFIEGO undertakes public policy research and advocacy to influence energy policies to benefit the poor and vulnerable.

Based in Kampala-Uganda, the non-profit company was born out of the need to contribute to efforts to turn Africa’s clean energy potential into reality and to ensure that the common man and woman benefit from this energy boom.

Through lobbying, research and community education, AFIEGO works with communities and leaders to ensure that clean energy resources are utilised in a way that promotes equitable development, environmental conservation and respect for human rights.


A society that equitably uses energy resources for socio-economic development.


To promote energy policies that benefit the poor and vulnerable communities.


  • To empower citizens, particularly the poor and vulnerable, to participate in the making of energy policies at all levels.
  • To contribute to the pool of knowledge on energy in Africa, through research and documentation.
  • To empower citizens to demand for transparency and accountability in the management and utilisation of energy resources.
  • To promote gender equity in the utilisation of energy resources.
  • To provide free energy-related legal services and paralegal training to vulnerable and poor communities.