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Expert talk

EXPERT ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

Digitizing Agricultural Value Chains in Uganda

The expert discussion convenes core actors in the ICT for agriculture sub sector, to share knowledge about the benefits and challenges of digitisation of agriculture value chains.

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KYOTERA, KALUNGU AND MASAKA DISTRICT LEADERS' TRAINING

APPOINTED AND ELECTED LEADERS WORKING TOGETHER FOR BETTER SERVICE DELIVERY

One of the reasons for poor service delivery in some districts is due to the lack of a harmonious working relationship between political leaders and technocrats. DNG together with KAS will this week train leaders from Kyotera, Kalungu and Masaka

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POLA-LAB TRAINING - IGANGA

Political Leadership Advancement Youth Workshop in Eastern Uganda

The youth Lab will enhance interaction between youth and their leaders in a bid to enhance youth participation in the development processes and more effectively as a united force/group.

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LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR FEMALE YOUTH REPRESENTATIVES

EMPOWERING FEMALE YOUTH COUNCILLORS IN WEST NILE SUB REGION

Together with our Partner the National Youth council (NYC), we will engage female youth leaders from ten districts in West Nile sub region in Arua. The training aims at equipping the Female Youth Representatives with the essential skills to standout.

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REFRESHER TRAINING - PALLISA FEMALE DISTRICT COUNCILLORS

EPOWERING WOMEN LEADERS TO BETTER SERVE THEIR COMMUNITIES

Our partner ACFODE will conduct yet another refresher training on 13th - 15th March for female Councillors of Pallisa district. The training is aimed at empowering female leaders for better service delivery at the local level in Pallisa district.

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THE POLITICAL LEADERSHIP ADVANCEMENT LAB (POLA-LAB) - YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRAINING

The political Leadership Advancement Lab (POLA-Lab) is a project of UNIFOG aimed at mentoring more effective breed of young and emerging leaders in areas of social mobilisation, advocacy and the use political economy analysis.

Discussion

UNDERSTANDING THE HIGH LEVEL REVITALIZATION FORUM AND ITS MEDIATION ROLE IN THE SOUTH SUDAN CONFLICT.

Public Dialogue

This public dialogue will be a debriefing on the progress of the recently suspended second phase of the High Level Revitalization Forum (HLRF)and its vitality to attracting a sustainable peace in south Sudan to end the suffering of the people.

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USING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR IMPROVING LOCAL GOVERNANCE

The workshop is a great opportunity for local government officials in five districts of Central Uganda to learn on how to effectively use social media in order to promote good governance, transparency and accountability in public affairs.

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REFRESHER TRAINING FOR DISTRICT WOMEN COUNCILORS

EMPOWERING WOMEN LEADERS IN THEIR COMMUNITIES

Our partner ACFODE will conduct a refresher training on 14th - 15th February for women councillors of Apac district. It aims at empowering women in their roles as district leaders and sensitizing for gender equity in a multi-party system.

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PROMOTING GOOD GOVERNANCE AT THE DISTRICT LEVEL

ELECTED AND APPOINTED LEADERS WORK TOGETHER TO DELIVER SERVICES TO THEIR COMMUNITIES

Local government leaders often fail to effectively deliver services to the electorate due to lack of working together. DNG and KAS will conduct a workshop to train district leaders from Bullisa, Kiryandongo und Masindi in their different roles.

Musings on Emigration in Uganda at the Kampala Geopolitics Conference

Emigration in Uganda

One of the topics that were discussed at the 2022 Kampala Geopolitics Conference focused on understanding the emigration trends in Uganda. It was moderated by Ojok Okello, the founder of Okere City. He was joined by: Frank Nuwagaba, a Migration Officer at the Uganda Ministry of Internal Affairs; Agnes Igoye, a migration expert from IGAD; Barbara Maureen, an investigative journalist at the African Institute for Investigative Journalism (AIIJ); and Mutyaba Michael, a scholar, and researcher at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).

“We Know Better How to Tackle Cattle Rustling” - Abim Residents

Grassroots Migration Agenda

Alongside our partners GAIN-Uganda and ADYOFU, KAS on Thursday 21st October 2022 implemented its grassroots migration agenda meeting with the Ethur, the residents of the Abim district located in the Karamoja sub-region to discuss how to tackle cattle rustling, a vice that has riddled progress in the sub-region for decades.

The Portrait of Migration in the Northern Uganda City of Lira

Alongside our partners GAIN-Uganda and the Lira NGO Forum, KAS on Friday 22nd October 2022 implemented its grassroots migration agenda.

However one sees it, the migration portrait in Lira City is a mixed one, punctuated with many challenges as well as opportunities. How to widen the base for opportunities and shrink the challenges is a question local politicians and communities have to answer! 

Self-Settled Urban Refugees in Kampala and Labor Market Dynamics

On 06th October 2022 at the MCI Media Hub, we convened a discussion together with the African Centre for Trade and Development (ACTADE) to explore pathways and opportunities towards integrating urban refugees and migrants into Uganda’s labor market.

The event attracted 28 participants that included urban refugees and migrants (main participants), academia, International agencies, civil society (working with migrants and refugees), and the private sector. Organizations and companies that attended included Jesuit Refugee Services (JRS), IOM, Refugee Law Project, Refugee Talent Group, Vision Fund, Opportunity Bank, Young African Refugees for Integrated Development (YARID), International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI), among others.

Okere Summit for Sustainable Development

Reimagining Rural Futures

The inaugural Okere Summit for Sustainable Development was organized from 26th-29th May 2022, in Okere City, Otuke district. This flagship summit centered on the theme: “Reimagining Rural Futures in Africa”.

Youth4Policy (Y4P) Migration Fellowship Programme.

A report on the first seminar session for the Youth4Policy, migration fellowship that convened under the theme; Introduction to Migration and Forced Displacement.

A woman's place at the table!

Women's rights are human rights too. What more can you and I do to foster gender parity?

Radio Programmes in Northern Uganda – SPACE Project

Why we need to prioritise mental health

Audience feedback from radio talk shows in Northern Uganda calls for the need for community capacity-building on mental health and improved health services.

Training of Service User Committee Members in Northern Uganda

Engagement of local services committees in the North - EU SPACE Project

Capacity building of Service User Committees is critical to solving community challenges, empowering citizens to assess and monitor local service delivery. The training therefore aimed at enhancing the capacity of Service User Committees in northern Uganda, on their oversight roles and responsibilities within Local Government accountability and service-delivery.

EU Project in Moroto & Napak

Performance and efficiency of the public sector is a prominent part of the National Development Plan III (NDPIII) towards agenda 2040. In our dialogues, we discussed public resource management approaches implemented by the districts in terms of public money, store property, assets, loans and government investments in the various districts.