Author Archives: krc

Communicating Research at Community Level – Using Illustrated Posters

September 22, 2012 It’s increasingly evident that knowledge and research dissemination through scholarly research reports for example, does not readily meet the information needs of rural smallholder farmers who make up the target audience of our research and information work. Our approach has been first of all to understand the primary audience of our information products, who are typically low ... Read More »

Uganda @ 50

September 24, 2012 As Uganda prepares to mark 50 years of independence from the British on 9 October, 2012, KRC is leading discussions on Uganda @ 50 during the Rwenzori Regional Civil Society Fair. The discussion will focus on the successes, challenges and opportunities for CSOs. Follow and join the discussions onVoice of Tooro FM on Thursdays 8.00 pm – ... Read More »

King Oyo launches food Security campaign

August 10, 2012 In the struggle to fight food insecurity, in early 2012 KRC, embarked on promoting the use of granaries or herein also called Enguli. KRC has done this through supporting the Kyagwa Myoha drama series that are currently running on Voice of Toro Radio teaching people on how to construct Enguli. As part of the processes of spearheading ... Read More »

Rwenzori Regional Framework, Call for expression of Interest

August 14, 2012 The Rwenzori Regional Framework is a deliberate effort by CSOs to provide an overarching guide to development efforts in the Rwenzori region, western Uganda. It is informed by CSO experiences of the development efforts over the last two decades in the Rwenzori Region. Whereas a number of programmes by Government, NGOs and private sector actors have been ... Read More »

Puppets spread information and, hopefully, peace in Ruwenzori

August 30, 2012 FORT PORTAL: Inside a colonial style bungalow, partitioned into several rooms, the largest space is devoted to rows of shelves containing books, magazines and leaflets on petroleum. The library, its staff say, receives about 20 visits a day from people seeking information on Uganda’s newly discovered oil to know what is happening in the oil sector and ... Read More »

Newsletter for May 2012

July 31, 2012 In our lead story of the month we are sharing details of a market information symposium which was recently held Kasese. That different CSOs could come together to organize such an event –at a time when farmers are crying out loud over lack of better markets for their Agro products must be an eye opener to all ... Read More »

Newsletter for June 2012

August 4, 2012 In this month’s newsletter, we give highlights of the ‘face the Citizens campaign’-an initiative of Civil Society organizations in the Rwenzori region. The campaign is aimed at creating an interactive forum where leaders and their electorate can Interface –with leaders giving an update on the promises they made while campaigning for office in early 2011. The rallies ... Read More »

Kasunga 6; Regional Peace dialogue

August 6, 2012 Creating platforms for dialogue: Fr Pascal Kabura (Center) chatting with the Woman MP Kabarole, Hon Victoria Rusoke and Prof. Edward Rugumayo before delivering a Key Note address at the Regional Peace Dialogue at St Mary’s National Seminary Kinyamasika, 14th -16th December 2012. Read More »

Newsletter for April 2012

June 27, 2012 In our lead story, we are building a case for food security using a simple and affordable system called Enguli (Granary). The simple but effective storage system will help address the challenges of farmers whose harvests are destroyed by vermin and pests while kept in their houses without proper storage systems. As it has become common currently, ... Read More »

Welcome to KRC!

June 27, 2012 Kabarole Research Centre (KRC), is a not for profit for profit organisation that operates in the Rwenzori Sub Region of Western Uganda constituting the 7 districts of Kabarole, Kasese, Kamwenge, Kyenjojo, Kyegegwa, Ntoroko and Bundibugyo. The organisation was founded with a research mission and a long term commitment to understanding the measures and drivers of poverty and its solutions. Read More »

Kabarole Research & Resource Centre

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