Author Archives: krc

• 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 »

• Setting the Gender Agenda

Civil Society Actors and the Media Fraternity met to flag-off the commemoration of the 16 Days of Activism to end violence against women and children [25th November – 10th December 2020] By Musana Daniel, Editor at KRC FM 24th November 2020 | New Fort View Resort | Fort Portal Kabarole Research and Resource Centre, the Rwenzori Women’s Forum and Tooro ... Read More »

• Taking stock of Kasunga IX as regional leaders gear for Kasunga X on the 3rd and 4th December 2020

Story compiled by: Tusiime Richard and Francis Musinguzi 17th h November 2020 A select team of leaders from across the Rwenzori Region met at Kalya Courts in Fort Portal on Tuesday November 17, 2020 to evaluate the progress made on Kasunga IX resolutions. The meeting was attended by the Resident District Commissioners, District Chief Administrative Officers, Heads of Operation Wealth ... Read More »

• Creating safer school environments

Face the citizen campaigns in Kanara Town Council, Ntoroko District influence the District Leadership to erect a fence at Kanara Seed School. Story compiled by: Kihumuro Ainebyona | 12th November 2020                   Photo: The new chain link fence that has been built around the school. Photo: The school gate still under construction ... Read More »

• Civic engagement triggers quick response to fix Rugombe–Kyarusozi Road

Story compiled by: Kihumuro Ainebyona | 12th November 2020 Photos: (1)Before upgrading (2) During upgrading (3) After upgrading             KRC’s Civic Education program continues to bear fruit in Kyenjojo District. In Kyarusozi Sub County in particular, the citizens have been awakened from civic inertia to demand improvement in the road infrastructure of the area. One ... Read More »

• The 2020 Joint Agricultural Sector Annual Review (JASAR):

CSOs’ perspectives                                                                                        Localize Buy Uganda Build Uganda Streamline UNBS Certification process for agro-processors Reduce electricity tariffs for agro-industrial startups Increase budget allocation to the agriculture sector – honor the Maputo Declaration   Organized under the theme, “Sustainable Agro-Industrialization for Wealth Creation”, the Joint Agricultural Sector Annual Review for the western region was held in Kiryandongo District on the 13th ... Read More »

• Harnessing synergies for citizen-driven advocacy; “barazas’ and ‘face the citizen’ platforms:

RDC orders investigation into alleged irregularities in health service delivery at Kyenjojo General Hospital 30th October 2020 Mr. Bwambale Apollo, the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) of Kyenjojo District has ordered investigation into alleged service delivery irregularities at Kyenjojo General Hospital. This was during a community based public baraza organized by the Office of the Prime Minister held at Butiti Sub ... Read More »

• THROES OF DESPAIR, AS KASESE PARK NEIGHBORS CRY OVER WILD ANIMALS

By Mugerwa Fred Communities neighboring the queen Elizabeth national park in Kasese district are living in fear after wild animals continue to rake havoc in their areas. The mainly affected are; Lake Katwe, Muhokya, Nyakatonzi and Katwe Kabatoro sub counties. The stray animals have destroyed crops, livestock and mores worse, killed human beings, with reckless abandon. The animals include; crocodiles ... Read More »

• NEW CITIES LAUNCHED, SOCIAL SERVICES STILL FAR-FETCHED

By Godfrey Kakande The ululations and celebrations which had reached fever-pitch at the beginning of July are now slowly rescinding –as the new cities take root. Among the cities which became operational on 1st July 2020, is Fort Portal tourism city that lies in South Western Uganda at the foot hills of Mt Rwenzori. Before its elevation to city status, ... Read More »

• ORUGALI PREMIERS ON TV, DEMAND FOR INDIGENOUS FOOD VARIETIES INCREASE

By Katutu Rose Cognizant of the fact that Healthy diets improve the body immunity to fight against diseases-and in light of the impact of COVID-19, Kabarole Research and resource Center in partnership with Hivos and International Institute of Environment & Development (IIED) have intensified efforts to fight malnutrition among people in Fort Portal under the orugali program of the Fort-Portal ... Read More »

Kabarole Research & Resource Centre

Plot 28 Mugurusi Rd., Fort-Portal.
P.O.Box 782
Kampala Uganda
Telephone: +256-039-374-438
Email: krcuganda@krcug.org