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How Mashroom farming is aiding in the fight of climate Change In Gulu town

How Mashroom farming is aiding in the fight of climate Change In Gulu town

Curbing climate change is a massive undertaking. But one method of doing so could be right beneath our feet. Soil is a low-impact, cost-effective way of removing carbon from the atmosphere, and studies have found…

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SUSTAINABLE TREE MANAGEMENT: GULU’S ALTERNATIVE TO BIOMASS-INDUCED DEFORESTATION

SUSTAINABLE TREE MANAGEMENT: GULU’S ALTERNATIVE TO BIOMASS-INDUCED DEFORESTATION

“We have to plant trees, if not for anything for our future generation, our children will find a barren land if all we do is cut down the trees.” Acel Jackson a farmer in Palaro-…

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Black soldier fly keeping in Gulu: An effective approach to  the organic waste crisis

Black soldier fly keeping in Gulu: An effective approach to the organic waste crisis

Whenever 23-year-old Richard Olanya would see mounds of discarded fruits, vegetables, and other crop harvest scattered at Oliyanga Annex market in the Northern city of Gulu, the loss was devastating.  fellow farmers’ efforts were being…

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Podcast:Community Solutions Episode 1

Podcast:Community Solutions Episode 1

Listen to working ideas in communities- This podcast is about how to keep students learning during the Covid 19 lockdown

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How Ugandans are tackling inequality in employment

How Ugandans are tackling inequality in employment

Story by: Hannah Mbago Inequality in the work place has been a major problem in the Ugandan society for a long time, most especially for women. Women are often discriminated against not only when applying…

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Cotton For Livelihood In Bidibidi

Cotton For Livelihood In Bidibidi

By Christine Kabazira Bidibidi Refugee Settlement in Yumbe District occupies an area of 250 square kilometers. It is the largest settlement in Uganda and second largest in the world consisting of five zones and a…

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Refugees In Bidibidi Settlement Camp Embrace Clean Energy

Refugees In Bidibidi Settlement Camp Embrace Clean Energy

By Denis Israel Forty percent of the world population still relies on biomass for cooking, lighting, and heating, according to 2014 World Health Organization data. This has significantly burdened the resources on the planet and…

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Sports Unites Refugees From Diverse Backgrounds In Bidibidi Settlement Camp

Sports Unites Refugees From Diverse Backgrounds In Bidibidi Settlement Camp

RONALD MUGABI “Sports has not only been played for therapy and entertainment , but has also been used as a uniting factor”. Bidi bidi refugee settlement, which is found in Uganda’s northern district of Yumbe,…

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My Disability Became My Greatest Strength

My Disability Became My Greatest Strength

According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees report of 2017, an estimated number of about 1.9 million out of 65.3 million persons of concern, including asylum seekers, refugees and internally displaced persons have…

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Solar Powered Water Projects Solve Clean Water Crisis In Bidibidi Refugee Settlement

Solar Powered Water Projects Solve Clean Water Crisis In Bidibidi Refugee Settlement

By Gideon Kiberu All over the world, dirty water is a serious cause of diseases among the people who use it. Exposure to unsafe drinking water, inadequate sanitation and poor hygiene is a leading cause…

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