Author Archives: krc

• Addressing drug stocks at Kasenda Health Centre III

Article written by Fred Mugerwa Mugisha, Project Officer, Governance & Policy Advocacy, KRC Continuous stock-outs of drugs in public health centres continues to bedevil Uganda’s healthcare system. The problem of drug stock out has been attributed to drug supply chain bottle necks in health sector, government’s push system in the delivery and distribution of medical supplies from National Medical Stores ... Read More »

• Change Agents advocate for better service delivery:

KRC is working with change agents, training, mentoring and inspiring them into active civic life. Change agents are community volunteers who are concerned with the development affairs of their community and nation, are passionate about their civic duty, and desirous to promote citizens’ enjoyment of their human rights and civic obligations. Since 2018, KRC partnered with the Democratic Governance Facility ... Read More »

• Inside the APEAL Project: Enhancing social protection and safety nets for refugees

By Jack Nyakairu-Project Officer KRC The Access Protection Empowerment Accountability and Leadership (APEAL) Project is implemented in Kyaka II refugee settlement since May 2020 is coming to a close with gratifying outcomes. The project was implemented in a consortia with KRC working alongside CARE, International Rescue Committee, Save the Children, War Child Holland and Humanity and Inclusion, three other local ... Read More »

• Ntoroko floods rage on even in the dry season

Regional context By Francis Musinguzi, Information, Research and Communication Manager, KRC It’s a dry, dusty and hot month of February 2021, but the floods in Ntoroko District in parts of Kanara and Butungama Sub Counties still linger on. In the recent years, floods in Ntoroko have become more intense that the people there are left guessing what the future holds ... Read More »

• Working to address malnutrition and fix a broken food system

By Bernard Bwambale, Nutrition Project Manager, KRC Farmers’ House, Boma, Fort Portal Despite being referred to as one of the country’s “food baskets”, 41% of children, 6 – 59 months of age in the Rwenzori sub-region, Western Uganda are stunted – short in stature and low in body mass for their age due to malnutrition. Increasingly, the burden of overweight, ... Read More »

• KRC DONATES FURNITURE TO KANYATEETE WOMEN’S GROUP

By Kihumuro Ainebyona In the bid to continue strengthening community development, KRC last evening donated a set of furniture to Kanyateete Women’s Group found in Harugongo Sub County, Kabarole District. The furniture donated included, 2 tables, a book shelf and a suggestion box. KRC has closely worked with this group for over a period of 4 years in the areas ... Read More »

• Introducing Phase IV of the Fort Portal Food System Lab (FSL)

By BWAMBALE BERNARD Nutritionist & FSL Project Manager, Kabarole Research and Resource Centre The Toro Region where the Fort Portal Food System Lab operates has the highest rates of stunting (40.6%) in Uganda. The statistics present a big contradiction because the same region is considered a food basket, exporting food to the neighbouring cities and countries. The increased malnutrition rates ... Read More »

• Case study: Creating GBV risk mitigation safeguards for refugees and host populations in natural resource deprived communities of Kyenjojo and Kyegegwa Districts in Uganda

“It is discerning for women and girls to begin to move in groups while they go about fetching firewood and water as a collective safeguard against GBV risks’. Identified GBV risks and corresponding risk mitigation measures Kabarole Research Centre (KRC) partnered with CARE International-Uganda in 2020 to pilot GBV Risk Mitigation interventions in the Strengthening Resilience and Promoting Inclusive Governance ... Read More »

• KRC commissions 60 election observers

By Richard Tusiime, Specialised Program Officer, Governance and Policy Advocacy 12th January 2021 | Tooro Botanical Gardens | Fort Portal In pursuit of free and fair elections, KRC has commissioned 60 election observers to monitor and report electoral proceedings in the Districts of Kabarole, Kyegegwa, Kyenjojo, Bunyangabu, Ntoroko, Bundibugyo, Kamwenge and Fort Portal Tourism City. This exercise follows KRC’s recognition ... Read More »

Kabarole Research & Resource Centre

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P.O.Box 782
Kampala Uganda
Telephone: +256-039-374-438
Email: krcuganda@krcug.org