Gender-Based Violence Thrives on Myths

With examples from the media in Uganda, the analysis contained in "Gender Issues: Gender-Based Violence Thrives on Myths," gives a detailed description of gender-based violence in Uganda, in the domestic realm and in the public realm. It describes how gender-based violence is nurtured by myths; and how negative beliefs and practices have been normalized and … Continue reading Gender-Based Violence Thrives on Myths

CPAR Uganda to Participate in Academic Research on Educated Unemployed Youth

We, at CPAR Uganda, are delighted to announce that the academic research project in whose design we participated in, “Challenging Categories: Educated Unemployed Youth as Institutional Innovators in Rural Uganda” (Challenging Categories Project), that is led by Dr. Ben Jones of the University of East Anglia, competed successfully and has received a grant award from … Continue reading CPAR Uganda to Participate in Academic Research on Educated Unemployed Youth

Policy Report on Agriculture in Uganda

The Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA) contracted our Managing Director, Ms. Norah Owaraga, a cultural anthropologist, to conduct an investigation into “the elusive nexus between the endogenous and the exogenous food systems within the context of Uganda’s agriculture.” In the context of climate change, the overall goal of the study was to generate … Continue reading Policy Report on Agriculture in Uganda

Theory of Change for the Fight against Tuberculosis

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), a major challenge for controlling tuberculosis (TB) in Uganda is there being insufficient reliable data or information which can be utilised to inform policy. CPAR Uganda’s approach in the fight against TB, therefore, is located within a theory of change (TOC) that is based on the assumption that … Continue reading Theory of Change for the Fight against Tuberculosis

TWENDE: Tuberculosis: Working to Empower Nations’ Diagnostic Efforts

CPAR Uganda Ltd is participating in a two-year (2016-2017) research and advocacy project on tuberculosis (TB) code-named: “Tuberculosis: Working to Empower Nations’ Diagnostic Efforts (TWENDE),” and is funded by the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnerships (EDCTP) through the University of St. Andrews. We are in consortium with: School of Biomedical Sciences of the … Continue reading TWENDE: Tuberculosis: Working to Empower Nations’ Diagnostic Efforts

Strategic Policy Advocacy Programme 2016-2020

Under our empirical evidence based Policy Advocacy Programme, CPAR Uganda Ltd will function as a consulting organisation. The thrust of the theory of change that informs the premise on which our policy advocacy programme is based, is the assumption that empirical data can be collected, analysed and used as the basis for more effective advocacy. … Continue reading Strategic Policy Advocacy Programme 2016-2020