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Godwin Muhwezi-Bonge

Godwin Muhwezi-Bonge is a Ugandan journalist with interest in business, environment, and development.

He currently works as a sub-editor at the Daily Monitor, Uganda’s independent daily. His works have won both local and international recognition. He was a finalist for the Kaiser Family Foundation excellence in HIV reporting in 2007. In 2008, he was the runner up for Capital Markets Award for excellence in financial reporting.

Godwin has covered international conferences including the United Nations World Summit on Millennium Development Goals (New York-United States, 2005), and the twelfth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 12) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Nairobi-Kenya, 2006).

He publishes a development-focused blog, the Green Journal at: ( ).

Journalism by Godwin Muhwezi-Bonge

Fishing for a living


Who is responsible for relieving poverty in Uganda's fishing communities? Is government investment the answer, or should fishermen try harder to help themselves?

Uganda’s cooperatives rise again


Farming cooperatives fell from favour in the 1990s, marred by mismanagement and fraud. But dismayed by the free market, a new generation of small farmers are reviving the movement.