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Projects

Enhancing Citizens Engagement for Sustainable Diets in Northern Uganda.

Goal: To contribute to improved food and nutrition security through sustainable production and consumption of diverse, healthy local vegetables in Bardege and Bungatira sub counties Gulu district.

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Meals for nutrition in Uganda – biofortified solutions

Goal: The project aimed at reducing micronutrient malnutrition and improving dietary intakes of vitamin A, and iron among beneficiary households, through enhanced production of Vitamin A rich sweet potato and Iron rich beans, increasing consumption and utilization of bio fortified foods and building and strengthening partnerships for mainstreaming bio fortification.

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A working future project

Goal: Improved Linkage between production and market demands in the Agriculture sector in Eastern Uganda

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Promoting farmer based research for improved productivity of cereals in eastern uganda

Goal: Contribute to increased productivity of millet and sorghum for smallholder farmers in Eastern Uganda using farmer’s research network (FRNs) approach.

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Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) Plus program in Uganda

Goal: Sharing and expanding best practices in local seed business (LSB) to groups of farmers engaged in seed production and marketing in Uganda.

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Food and Local Agricultural, and Nutritional Diversity

Goal: To develop, implement, and validate innovative, scalable and sustainable technologies aimed at supporting the nutrition performance of local food systems in Africa, while strengthening agro- biodiversity and food diversity as well as diversity of healthy diets.

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Development initiative for Northern Uganda

Goal: To consolidate stability in Northern Uganda, eradicate poverty and under-nutrition and strengthen the foundations for sustainable and inclusive socio-economic development.

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Post harvest handling

Target districts: Kamuli, Buyende & Pallisa

Partners: Mcknight Foundation_Makerere, VEDCO, NARO

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Uganda Host and Refugee Community Empowerment Project (UHRCEP)

Partners: UNDP, VEDCO

Pink revolution

Target districts: Lira and Alebtong

Partners: Plan International Norway, VEDCO

Agric-Business Cluster Formation

Target districts: Apac and Oyam
Partners: International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC),VEDCO

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Skilling youth for sustainable livelihoods in refugee hosting communities, Uganda

Goal: To contribute to peace, recovery and development in refugee host communities of Northern Uganda by supporting the livelihoods and integration of youth.

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