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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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KIJANI NURSERY HUB MODEL: SAVING INDIGENOUS WOODLOTS TREES IN GULU BY STOPPING DEFORESTATION THROUGH SUSTAINABLE CHARCOAL PRODUCTION.

Charcoal burning is the major source of fuel energy in Uganda mostly used for domestic cooking and boiling water. It is one of the most important activities practiced by many people in Gulu and Uganda…

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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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Refugees and host community gang up to fight climate change

Refugees and host community gang up to fight climate change

By the time we arrived here from South Sudan, there were trees all over this place. It was very hard to build houses and we had no option but to cut down the trees; that…

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Child-headed families are given mentors and foster families in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement

Child-headed families are given mentors and foster families in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement

By Elvis Lubanga For the past four years, South Sudanese have been the largest group (about 226,877) of asylum seekers in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement, in northwest Uganda due to the prolonged insecurity and conflict in…

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Ugandan Woman enabling Breastfeeding Refugee Mothers to acquire vocational Skills in Bidibidi Refugee settlement

Ugandan Woman enabling Breastfeeding Refugee Mothers to acquire vocational Skills in Bidibidi Refugee settlement

By Shafik Mutebi When you meet Grace Drateru, you can’t fail to tell that she adores children. The young Ugandan woman is from Yumbe District and babysits more than 65 children at Yoyo Vocational Iinstitute…

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Full Career Potential Vs Motherhood: Uganda’s Manuela Mulondo Has A Working Solution

Full Career Potential Vs Motherhood: Uganda’s Manuela Mulondo Has A Working Solution

When Manuela Mulondo gave birth to her firstborn, it was daunting to part with her precious little bundle without constantly worrying about his safety. “I tried to look for someone to take care of my son…

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Is Kampala a better home town at night?

Is Kampala a better home town at night?

Spending time at night has got different perceptions to different people. Some people feel this is the only time they have to rest, others it is the only time for them to enjoy, and to…

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