Lira NGO Forum (LNF) was established in 1998 as a voluntary umbrella Non-Governmental organization (NGO) to represent Civil Society Organization (CSOs) in Lango sub region.


A vibrant, democratic, gender balanced and prosperous society


Promote Good Governance, Gender sensitivity and poverty reduction in Uganda through capacity building and advocacy.

Core Values

  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Fairness
  • Equality
  • Team work


  • To strengthen the capacity of CSOs to deliver quality services to their targeted communities in Uganda in a sustainable manner.
  • To improve CSOs engagement with Government at local and national level.
  • To promote credibility and legitimacy of CSOs to engage in development programmes.
  • To strengthen the institutional capacity of the forum to fulfill its mandate.
  • To promote gender equity, sustainable environment management, HIV/AIDS reduction and human rights protection.

LNF Program Areas

  1. Advocacy for accountability and good governance
  2. Partnership and Collaborations
  3. Membership and Capacity Development
  4. Citizens’ mobilization and participation