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Equipping girls with vocational skills to increase their access to decent employment

Abim - Julian Aila is a determined and hardworking 18-year old from Morulem Village in Abim district in Karamoja. Dropping out of school just before sitting her Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) did not stop her from dreaming of becoming a teacher one day.  The last born in a family, Julian mimore

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Tourism business linkages lead to new products and partnerships

For Richard Tooro, tourism is a calling. A teacher by profession, Mr. Tooro says he got into tourism by chance because of his calling to explain and show new things and his love for travelling. In 1991, he started Kabarole Tours which offered him the opportunity to showcase the beauty of the Tooro rmore

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Value Chains: Supporting inclusive markets in agriculture and trade to improve lives of farmers in Uganda

GULU - Grace Lawilu wakes up at cockcrow every day and heads to the garden to plant seeds, dig out weeds or harvest. Vokogali, her home village, is 55 kilometres from Gulu town, in Northern Uganda, and is close to Nimule on the border with South Sudan. Scattered homesteads made up of mud and wattlemore

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Transforming lives and local communities through business linkages in tourism and agriculture

With no money to pay for university education following his A’ levels in 1993, Eliezer Magezi, turned to bee-keeping to earn a living. He had grown up helping out his father, who had practised apiculture on a small scale, and knew he could bank his future on honey. With this dream in mind, he startemore