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Kitgum district veterinary laboratory lies idle

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Kitgum District multi-million veterinary laboratory is lying idle due to a lack of a qualified specialist to operate it. The laboratory was constructed by OXFAM and handed to the district local government in 2008 to enhance animal health and improve livestock production.  It is equipped …

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Flood affected communities benefit from WASH project

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Communities hosting Internally Displaced Persons-IDPs in Kasese district have benefited from the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene-WASH project. The project was funded by OXFAM and implemented in partnership with Foundation for Urban and Rural Advancement (FURA) and Kasese district. The project focused on improving access …

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Humanitarian aid to Uganda increased by UGX 700 billion in two years

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Oxfam assessment on humanitarian funding flows to local and national actors in Uganda has revealed a 700 billion shillings increase in the last two years. The assessment released by Oxfam’s humanitarian policy advisor, Anita Kattakuzhy, in Kampala on Tuesday shows that United Nations and …

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Oxfam says government wrong on land

Recommends different approach to issues in new report Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | A new report by Oxfam, the international development and humanitarian organisation, has faulted the government’s land policies. Titled `Locked out; How unjust land systems are driving inequality in Uganda’, the report re-emphasised dealing with gaps in …

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NGOs urged to explore local funding options amid donor fatigue

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local and National humanitarian actors in Uganda have been advised to explore local funding options, and invest in the sustainability of institutions instead of relying entirely on donations and grants. The call follows a report titled “Money Talks; Assessing funding flows to local …

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