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Tag: Nutrition

  • Promoting Hibiscus Sabdariffa & high value chains

    Promoting Hibiscus Sabdariffa & high value chains

    CPAR Uganda has partnered with Alinga Farm to promote growing high value crops; doing the value addition; and earning from them; and thus enhancing livelihoods for farming households in our area of operation. Alinga Farms, which is owned by our Managing Director, Ms. Norah Owaraga, is simply sharing the knowledge of how to do so…

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  • Living within your means is the way to go

    Living within your means is the way to go

    The 24 days training, Module 1: Understanding Poverty in Rural Uganda of CPAR Uganda’s project: Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators against Poverty, was indeed a great one. Other than making new friends, me personally I gained a lot of knowledge. First on the balanced diet aspect, I was able to realize that my small family…

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  • ‘Living Positively with COVID-19’

    ‘Living Positively with COVID-19’

    Our Innovators, you adults whom we are mentoring under our project: “MENTORING YOUNG ADULTS INTO INNOVATORS AGAINST POVERTY”, are busy innovating and transforming our Lira Centre into a vibrant learning centre that may actually become self-sustaining in the longer-term. Enon’s FOODS IN LAWNS PROJECT is one such excellent project that our innovators have come up…

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  • 2016 progress – replace grass with food gardens

    2016 progress – replace grass with food gardens

    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…

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  • 2016 progress in promoting Hibiscus Sabdariffa

    2016 progress in promoting Hibiscus Sabdariffa

    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: Hibiscus is…

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  • Strategy – Health Care Programming 2016-2020

    Strategy – Health Care Programming 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.…

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