Food Security & Agribusiness

This is the Economic Arm of KRC that facilitates rural farmers in the Rwenzori Region and beyond to use available resources to improve their own livelihoods. The unit facilitates small holder farmers including refugees with knowledge, skills and financial resources for sustainable transformation from subsistence into market oriented production. The unit promotes 6 value chains i.e. Coffee, Bananas, Maize, Vegetables, Cassava and legumes. FAGRIB also facilitates a Food Change Lab which is a multi-actor initiative that addresses malnutrition challenges at household level and promotes sustainable food systems in Uganda. It endeavors to bring lost foods (indigenous foods) back onto the dining table.


KRC in partnership with save the children with funding from United Nations World Food Program (UN WFP) is implementing a nutrition program in Kyaka II refugee settlement in Kyegegwa District with focus on treatment and management of Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) through the implementation of Targeted Supplementary Feeding Program (TSFP) and prevention of malnutrition through the implementation of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN) program.
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Sustainable Family Farming Development in the Rwenzori region is a five year (2017-2021) program targeting 40,250 small holder farmers to increase household income and influence wider agricultural sector transformation through collective action of the farmers in the selected sub-counties of Kasese, Kabarole-Bunyangabu, Kamwenge, Bundibugyo, Kyenjojo and Kyegegwa districts.
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Kabarole Research and Resource Centre (KRC) is among the members of the Access, Protection Empowerment Accountability and Learning (APEAL) consortium funded by ECHO that is being implemented in Kyangwali and Kyaka II refugee settlements and their host communities in Kikuube and Kyegegwa Districts respectively for a period of 8 months (June 2020 to February 2021).
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