The return of His Majesty Charles Mumbere Iremangoma, The King of the Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu (OBR) Cultural Institution, marks the beginning of a new chapter in the history of the Bakonzo people, and more specifically, the Rwenzururu Kingdom’s relationship with the government in power, as well as with other cultural Institutions both within and outside the country. This ear of improved relations also extends to other ethnic groups, academic institutions, security agencies, and Civil society groups, all of which can play a role in facilitating reconciliation between the OBR and the government.
On 29th July, Kabarole Research and Resource Centre joined Health Food Africa and Hivos to participate in the African City Food Month campaign webinar, that focused on the Multiplicities of entry points into urban food governance through the lenses of “Food Sensitive Urban Planning” and the “City Food Systems”.
Radio remains a significant information and communication tool especially in the rural areas. In 2013, KRC with major funding from Broederlijk Delen founded KRC 102 FM Radio as part of its broader communication strategy. KRC FM’s major objective was to communicate evidence-based information to the farming community, thus deriving its brand name, the “Farmers’ Voice”. Since its establishment, a number of programs have been aired but there has not been any study conducted to establish its listenership.
The wellbeing of our team and the people we serve remains our top during this time of the second lockdown. Since March 2020, we have continued to work in small groups and sometimes remotely to ensure adherence to social distancing while observing all other set Standard Operating Procedures by Ministry of Health.