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Tag: Challenging Categories

  • Launch of Two-year research and advocacy project in Lango and Teso

    Launch of Two-year research and advocacy project in Lango and Teso

    CPAR Uganda, Lira University and University of East Anglia, UK, are pleased to announce the inception of our research and advocacy project: “Challenging Categories: Educated Unemployed Youth as Institutional Innovators in Rural Uganda,” funded by the British Academy. Dr. Ben Jones giving the overview of the project during the team workshop The project leaders are…

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  • UNCST Approves Challenging Categories Research and Advocacy Project

    UNCST Approves Challenging Categories Research and Advocacy Project

    We now have approval from the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) for our project: “CHALLENGING CATETORIES: EDUCATED UNEMPLOYED YOUTH AS INSITUTIONAL INNOVATORS IN RURAL UGANDA.” From next month, April 2021 and for 21 months, we will implement this empirical research and advocacy project under the leadership of Dr. Ben Jones of the…

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  • Challenging categories: educated unemployed youth as institutional innovators in rural Uganda

    Challenging categories: educated unemployed youth as institutional innovators in rural Uganda

    In rural Uganda there is a generation of young women and men who are the first in their family to go to school. Most do not have jobs. Oluka Robert at his home in Ocelekur Village in Kalaki District. He holds a Bachelor of Development Studies degree from Ndejje University. Since joining our mentoring programme…

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  • CPAR Uganda to Partner with Mr. Philip Luswata to Mentor Young Innovators

    CPAR Uganda to Partner with Mr. Philip Luswata to Mentor Young Innovators

    Last week, 22nd to 26th February 2021, I had the privilege to visit with seven disadvantaged young adults, unemployed university graduates in Lira and Kalaki Districts in Northern Uganda, beneficiaries of CPAR Uganda’s “Mentoring young adults into innovators against poverty” project, for which we are doing online fundraising in partnership with GlobalGiving. As the lead…

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