Author Archives: krc

KRC, BD Use radio drama to promote Food security

April 18, 2013 When KRC, with financial support from their development partners, Broederlijk Delen (BD) started the journey to advocate for food security in the Rwenzori region using the radio drama series, little did they know that the initiative would immediately attract attention from thousands of people –and ostensibly re-ignite the debate over the construction of granaries. The radio drama ... Read More »

Auditor General queries sh40b banana project

February 15, 2013 Publish Date: Feb 15, 2013, By Moses Walubiri The sh40b so far spent on the Presidential Initiative on Banana Industrial Development (BIPID) might turn out to be “a waste to the tax payers” if nothing is done to refocus the project, the Auditor General has warned. In his value for money audit for the financial year ending ... Read More »

Practical Education: The answer to Uganda’s Educational confronts

April 17, 2013 In latest years, a number of changes have been implemented to redress some inequities that still thrive in Uganda, predominantly in the education system where vocational and technical education has not been given apposite support and recognition. For a remarkable period of time the debate about the Ugandan education and how suitable it is to suit the ... Read More »

People power critical for tackling climate change

January 23, 2013 Hannah Reid, Source: IIED As understanding of the severity of climate change rises, it’s increasingly clear that a negotiated global agreement on climate change is not enough – civil society has a central role to play too. Protestors marching during the UN Climate Talks in Copenhagen. The mobilization of civil society in the South around this time ... Read More »

Citizen engagements

February 12, 2013 Working innovatively with the regional leadership and the Think Tank to foster conditions for growth in the region Read More »

Uganda coffee January exports up 54 percent

February 15, 2013 Publish Date: Feb 14, 2013 Uganda’s coffee exports rose 54 percent year-on-year in January to 348,152 60-kg bags on favourable weather and improved transport, the state-run Uganda Coffee Development Authority said on Thursday. “The weather in January was largely dry and that helped in two ways: faster drying of the coffee beans and also smooth transportation from ... Read More »

KRC and BD promote mobile cinema as an information resource for rural communities

December 15, 2012 Karabole Research and Resource Centre (KRC) with financial support of BD launched an ambitious initiative. It uses cinema to disseminate information in the communities. The initiative was created in response to the increasing demand of the communities to be simple and affordable channels timely access to relevant information. It may be film screenings, radio broadcasts, dialogues and drama. KRC ... Read More »

Arabica coffee prices drop, value falls

January 14, 2013 Arabica coffee farmers may find it hard to put bread on their tables and cater for other social amenities because the commodity’s price has dropped. Records from Uganda Coffee Development Authority for November — the second month on the coffee calendar — how that 59,084 bags of arabica were exported. “Out of this, the country realised $9.04 ... Read More »

Using art to communicate climate change

January 15, 2013 With climate becoming a big phenomenal problem world over, mitigations to curb it by all means have come up. The latest in Kabarole District is the use of art work to communicate the messages to the communities. During the Fort Portal Annual Street Art exhibition organised by Kabarole Research and Resource Center (KRC) in Fort Portal Town ... Read More »

Kabarole Research & Resource Centre

Plot 28 Mugurusi Rd., Fort-Portal.
P.O.Box 782
Kampala Uganda
Telephone: +256-039-274-438
Email: krcuganda@krcug.org