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RAN MakSPH RIC4ACE Pre-liminary Info-Call for Applications

  • In Sciences
  • 21 Jul 2014 - 2:58pm
  • By Mark Wamai
  • 11,467
RIC4ACE Pre-liminary Information, Call for Applications by ResilientAfrica Network (RAN), School of Public Health, CHS, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The ResilientAfrica Network (RAN), School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences (CHS), Makerere University wishes to announce the preliminary information regarding the Call for Applicatinos for Resilience Innovation Challenge 4 Adverse Climate Effects (RIC4ACE)

Focus: To strengthen resilience of target communities by building their agency to improve production, to take more control of the agricultural value chain, and to diversify to pro table enterprises, in ways that are environmentally sustainable.

Intervention Pathway 1: Zukusa! Disrupt agricultural practices and markets for resilience

  • To transform rural agricultural so as to increase efficiency of production and post harvest handling of produce, in ways that are green and sustainable.
  • To disrupt and re-organize agricultural market dynamics in ways that eliminate farmer-to-buyer power asymmetries so that the farmer is in more control of produce prices.

Intervention Pathway 2: I CAN - Empower me to thrive!

  • To create new defaults for farmer livelihood diversification to farm and non - farm businesses that synergize each other and break the cycle of dependence on one trade.
  • To increase financial inclusion for rural folk in marginal communities through newer, robust models and currencies for saving, access to credit, and risk transfer

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