Author Archives: krc

Face the Citizens spreads Across Kabarole

October 5, 2012 The anxious faces could have passed for curious citizens waiting for yet another politician to come address them, promise them salt, tea –and they sing and ululate to his good health; but no, and not. This was the mood in all the citizens’ rallies that have so far taken place. The one at Kicwamba did not only ... Read More »

Facilitating Rural Transformation through Dialogues

October 16, 2012 KRC’s work through information centres did not go unnoticed. During the recent community education dialogue in Kyarusozi, our slogan, “People Power, People Action” became a living testimony. With the aim of improving participation of farming households in their own governance processes, KRC financially and technically supported Kyarusozi Information Centre to conduct a community education dialogue with the ... Read More »

What is killing Uganda’s agricultural sector

October 17, 2012 Medius Bihunirwa, the head of the farmer enterprise development unit at Kabarole Research and Resource Centre (KRC) advises that farmers, can benefit more from the markets if they are organized into formal groups such as associations. This, she argues, gives them collective bargaining power, guarding against low prices. Gender agriculture, argues Bihunirwa, should be integrated into farming ... Read More »

Enguli Construction in Bundibugyo

September 22, 2012 KRC takes Food Security Campaign to Bundibugyo. Enguli Construction at the district graced by the newly appointed Minister for Culture and Social Mobilisation in the Bamba/Babwisi Cultural Institution known as Budingiya. Read More »

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 »

Kabarole Research & Resource Centre

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