Innovation for development in Uganda

Host communities in Uganda are welcoming to refugees escaping conflict in South Sudan.
In resource-stretched Adjumani, the environment has suffered as the new arrivals cut down trees for firewood and shelter.
Young participants from both refugee and host communities got to know each other.
The youth identified challenges ranging from health, alcoholism, early marriage, school fees to crop farming.
Prototyping, welding and testing the design for a lighter and affordable planting rake.
Marian (right) and John present their teams work.
The HCD approach is a promising way to stimulate creativity and confidence essential to improving livelihoods in communities like Adjumani.
Group photo of the workshop.
UNDP in Uganda

UN Development Programme

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