Bency’s Attitude for Surviving COVID-19

We, at CPAR Uganda, are in awe of Bency's tenacity and are inspired by her. Utilizing donations given to us, we have thus decided to provide a grant to Bency of the minimum capital that she requires to rebuild and re-establish her business. In addition to the small financial grant we are giving to Bency, we will continue to mentor Bency and to provide her with technical knowledge and linkages as articulated in our mentoring programme, the best as we can during these trying times.

Food Gardens in Place of Grass Lawns – Progress Report 2016

CPAR Uganda Ltd challenged our staff members to replace grass lawns and flowers on the grounds of our base camps with food crops. The only condition that we gave them was that they must establish and maintain their food gardens using best agronomic practices and, as well, ensure the gardens are aesthetically pleasant. They accepted … Continue reading Food Gardens in Place of Grass Lawns – Progress Report 2016

Hibiscus Sabdariffa Value Chain – Progress Report 2016

During the last planting season for 2016, through a highly participatory process that was endorsed by elders of Loro Sub-County in Oyam District, CPAR Uganda Ltd donated start-up Hibiscus Sabdarrifa (hibiscus) seeds to 43 pioneer smallholder farmers. Despite adverse weather conditions, 11 of our pioneer farmers took the risk and planted. They included: Olobo EdwardAkot … Continue reading Hibiscus Sabdariffa Value Chain – Progress Report 2016

Preventative Strategic Health Care Programme 2016-2020

Within the paradigm of the change agent model and of the social enterprise model, the work of CPAR Uganda Ltd, under our preventative healthcare programme, will focus on contributing to increased quantities, qualities and varieties of food crops that smallholder farmers produce at household level; in order to promote human nutrition and climate sensitive agriculture. … Continue reading Preventative Strategic Health Care Programme 2016-2020

Sustainable Cassava Multiplication

Members of Kony Wa Women’s Farmer Field School (FFS), in 2012, received from CPAR Uganda training on cassava agronomy and cassava cuttings of variety MM/96/4271 variety (NASE 14) for multiplication, under our Farmers First (FF) Programme. This variety is resistant to brown streak virus and cassava mosaic virus which greatly impair yields of all other … Continue reading Sustainable Cassava Multiplication

Report: Improving Food Security and Agricultural Livelihoods

The "Improving Food Security and Agricultural Livelihoods" project was implemented by CPAR Uganda during a 22-months period - January 2012 to November 2013. It reached over 20,000 ultimate beneficiaries - members of 2,513 farming households in Agago District in Acholi Sub-Region in Northern Uganda. Farmers’ knowledge and skills were enhanced through training in various topics … Continue reading Report: Improving Food Security and Agricultural Livelihoods