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02 Nov 2018 description

One of the biggest biometric verification processes ever undertaken has confirmed that Uganda is hosting 1.1 million refugees, by far the largest number in Africa and the third largest worldwide. With the scale of the crisis now confirmed, the international community should ensure the response is appropriately funded. As the end of the year approaches, the 2018 response plan has received just 42% of the required funds.

03 Jul 2017 description

Feedback and Complaint Mechanisms (FCM) are an essential component of transparent and accountable humanitarian response. Action Against Hunger provides formal feedback channels in the majority of its country programs. To document good practices and lessons learned, a qualitative study was undertaken focused on the FCMs in use by Action Against Hunger in Pakistan and Uganda.

20 Oct 2016 description


05 Oct 2016 description

How one man built a thriving fruit tree seedling business with support from Action Against Hunger

Editor's Note: With our thanks to our Uganda mission team for providing this piece.

Lomoe Achilla is a 55-year-old married father and peasant farmer from the Kaabong district of Karamoja, Uganda. In order to stay afloat financially, and not get hit hard by the lean seasons causing food insecurity in his area, he embraced the idea of raising fruit tree seedlings.

17 Dec 2015 description

Margaret Akello’s Story

Only a few years ago, Margaret Akello lived in a temporary camp for people displaced by conflict in Northern Uganda. Today, she runs a thriving farming business and raises livestock. Photo: ACF-Uganda.

Editor's Note: Duncan Bell, Action Against Hunger's Country Director in Uganda, and our food security and livelihoods team provided the source material for this story.

12 Nov 2015 description

Simple drip-irrigation project helps farmers conquer the dry season

by Elisabeth Anderson Rapport, November 10, 2015

Editor's Note: Our thanks to the Action Against Hunger team in Uganda for providing the case study that informed this post.