Author Archives: krc

• Disability is not inability

By Businge Yahaya                     Baguma Joseph a 48-year-old blind male, single and childless is one of the disabled people who have been successful in politics. He is blind but received education under Brail program and completed primary seven. Baguma a resident of Kibaga village, Nyakitokole parish, KaranguraSub County has been in ... Read More »

• From one goat to a herd of goats:the abatagenda success story

BY Businge Yahaya As inspiring as all pro-active community initiatives come, the Abateganda group in Nkoma, Kamwenge District, is an embodiment of community resilience –buttressed with commitment to improve life in rural communities. The group that started in 2003 by 20 committed Men and women (male =12, Females =08) under Nkoma church of Uganda with guidance of Rev. Rwegiza, currently ... Read More »

• Nkoma Farmer adopts to modern silos,saves harvest frompests.

By Kansime Resty                       Abensi Aloysius a farmer, from Bigoro village Nkoma Sub-county, in Kamwenge district, grows maize on his land. Since he begun farming, Alosio has been storing his maize in the traditional silo(Enguli), however there was a sad chapter to it-as the grains would not stay for more ... Read More »

• Food Change LAB Project; Street Vendor gets Mobile food “Van”

By Basaija IDD &John Murungi Amooti Forget the high end food restaurants –and their over fried, spiced food – the sumptuous food sold on the streets is something to write home about! Ironically, while to most low income Ugandans, Street vending remains one of the most growing, and financially profitable businesses, not much has been in terms of conducting in-depth ... Read More »

• Production begins

THE KRC Bio-refinery project begins production Farmers set to start using products By Twinomuhwezi Enock As we did report in the previous KRC Newsletters, in a desire to boost the agriculture sector in the Rwenzori region, Kabarole Research and Resource Centre(KRC) has this time added a new innovation; bio-refinery with an aim of adding value to agriculture production in Rwenzori ... Read More »

• DEBATE: MP Ruhunda faces off with opponents as KRC organizes first ever candidates debate in Fort Portal Municipality

By John Murungi Amooti& Basaija IDD The studious faces of the hundreds of citizens portended the high expectation they had of the debate –and indeed they were not disappointed as almost all the MP aspirants who turned up for debate were well conversant with the issues affecting the people of Fort Portal Municipality –and the general Ugandan populace Background Political ... Read More »

• KRC moves to improve coffee production, promotes tree trumping

By Kayiwa John In a bid to improve the coffee production in the Rwenzori Region, KRC has embarked on massive sensitization of farmers in the region to trump overgrown trees. Good prices of coffee are attracted by good quality coffee produced. One of the factors that determine the price of coffee is the screen size (size of the bean). Bigger ... Read More »

• The why question on the health sector in Uganda

OPINION By David Mugarra A healthy body, for a healthy mind in a health environment with a functional health care system is a right, desire and need for everyone in the world- including Ugandan voters but I am not sure if it is the same for the Ugandan leaders. For quite sometime I have kept scratching my head for quite ... Read More »

• Breaking News-Bundibugyo Attacks

Following the recently concluded LC 5 elections in Bundibugyo, there has errupted attacks between the supporters of Jolly the incumbent and Mutegeki the Chairperson elect. It is alleged that so far 8 people have been killed and many other casualities are on transist to Fort Portal regional referal hospital. Affected areas are Busaru and Busengerwa. People are locked up in ... Read More »

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Kampala Uganda
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