Commissioning community peace keepers in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement, Yumbe

Francis Happy Muhindo Program Officer, Peace, KRC Uganda KRC Uganda is working to establish community-based structures aimed at identifying, reporting, mitigating and referring conflict related situations amongst refugees and host communities in Northern Uganda. The European Union funded program, “Advancing Peaceful Co-existence & Respect for Human Rights among the refugees and host communities in […]

Plight of Refugee Youth amidst the Covid 19 Pandemic.

Paper presented to: OPM, UNHCR and other partners at the International Youth Day Celebrations in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement, Yumbe District Presented by; KRC Youth from Zone 5, Yangani Cluster Uganda joins the rest of the World to commemorate the International Youth Day which is an annual event celebrated on 12th August with an aim of bringing youth […]

Ministry of Lands starts to reopen boundaries of disputed land in Kasese.

KRC’s work on peaceful settlement of conflicts in the region continued to yield fruitful outcomes in Kasese District, where KRC is implementing the Networks for Peace project in partnership with Minority Rights Group International. A number of reports have been received through the Early Warning System, about animals becoming a menace to the local community, […]

Kikuube District at the crossroad as Sugar cane growing threatens to food security

By Alice, Program Officer, Markets for Youth Program Francis Musinguzi, Information, Research and Communication Manager, KRC Plantation agriculture and large scale monocropping are a big deal for big investors in Uganda’s agriculture sector. The rosy picture painted by proponents of these agricultural systems is often associated with benefits accruing in terms employment opportunities for youth, […]

How Covid-19 has affected the education sector in Uganda

By Kahunde Christine Vicky Accounts Assistant, KRC Education is a powerful tool to stimulate growth across all sectors of the economy. It’s a stairway to economic growth, social prosperity and holistic national development. As it is said “No nation is better than their quality of education system”. Like many other countries globally, Uganda has been […]

Commemorating the International Youth Day 2021

The International Youth Day was celebrated on the 12th August 2021. In Fort Portal, the celebrations were held at Kicwamba Technical College, organized by KRC, the Youth Innovation Hub, Y-Factor, Ile De Paix, the Youth Councils of Kabarole District and Fort Portal City and supported by GOAL under the Young Africa Works; Markets for Youth […]

Civil Society operations on the spotlight

By Francis Musinguzi, Information, Research and Communication Manager, KRC .On Friday 20th August, 2021, business came to a standstill for 54 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Uganda, in what was said to be a crackdown on illegal operations and non-compliance of CSOs to the Non-Governmental Organisations Act of 2016.In a statement issued by the NGO […]

Emerging food safety issues. Why consumers and government should get concerned.

Eddyline Kakibogo Program Assistant, Markets for Youth Program, KRC Uganda On 24th August 2021, one of the most popular restaurants in Uganda allegedly served vermin infested milkshake to a client. The management of the restaurant dismissed the claims it termed ‘malicious’ and aimed at tarnishing its image. Whether the claim was true or blackmail, […]

OPM pledges support to KRC refugee conflict response project in Northern Uganda.

Despite Uganda’s globally acclaimed progressive refugee policy that allows refugees the right to work and freedom of movement, there still remains pockets of resource related conflicts affecting refugees and host populations, including competition for land, firewood, water and building materials. 48 percent of refugees live in grim conditions and endure poverty, compared to 17% of […]

Linking Child Malnutrition to Gender Based Violence

By Caroline Uwera During routine nutrition education and counselling sessions I encourage mothers to freely share on non-health issues that are contributing to poor response of their children. This is one particular case where I took interest to investigate a mother whose child was taking more time longer on program than recommended, exceptionally longer than […]