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  • Eco-Agric Uganda whistle blowers policy
    We are pleased to share with you our whistle blowers policy that was adopted recently.
  • Thanks from Uganda: Why the Trellis Fund matters
    Editor’s Note: Liz Hohenberger, one of the UC Davis grad students who manages our Trellis Fund, shares a Thank You note sent by an organization that had previously received funding from the Trellis Fund. The grants that the Horticulture Innovation Lab awards through its Trellis Fund aren’t huge; we fund 6-month projects for $2,000, matching … Read more
  • EAC, FAO sign Shs1.5b grant to tackle youth unemployment
    The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations and the East Africa Community (EAC) have signed a grant agreement intended to promote urban and rural agriculture and agribusiness in order to improve youth employment in the region. The total budget of $440,000 (Shs1.5 billion) is a one-year grant agreement which allows FAO and … Read more
  • Farmers take up insurance scheme in face of drought
    In face of the drought experienced in the country since last year, leaders of farmers groups under National Union of Coffee Agro-businesses and Farm Enterprises (Nucafe) have been sensitised on insurance against the risks to their crop because of such disasters as drought. During a seminar in Kampala last week, John Makosya, an official from … Read more