Developing a Nutrition training package for Tea Estate Workers in the Rwenzori region

The UGAN is working in collaboration with the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) to develop nutrition training materials targeting tea workers in the Fort Portal Region of Uganda. The materials will be used by the ETP to deliver a short but impactful programme aimed at tackling malnutrition amongst tea communities in the Fort Portal region. Overall […]

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Considerations in strengthening governance for nutrition in local government

The Uganda Nutrition Action Plan (UNAP), a national agenda to improve nutrition, outlines the multi-sectoral nutrition coordination framework including national and district authorities. The overall coordination of nutrition programming under the Nutrition Secratariat in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has established  District Nutrition Coordination Committees (DNCCs) who are expected to provide leadership for […]

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Assessing Chronic Food and Nutrition Insecurity in the Karamoja Region of Uganda: A Human Rights Perspective

The Karamoja Region of Uganda faces chronic food and nutrition insecurity. For years, the Government of Uganda and development partners have provided food and nutrition services in the region; however, food and nutrition insecurity still persists. This study conducted in May 2013 in Moroto and Kaabong districts found that: 1). The causes of malnutrition were […]

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