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Drought and Flood Mitigation Service

DFMS (UK Space Agency via the International Partnership Programme) - March 2017 - present

 

In association with AgriTechTalk International, this includes ongoing technical and in-country logistical support to a project that is developing an innovative, integrated platform to provide improved climate, hydrological and Earth Observation forecasts and information for Uganda. Through the use of the PET App, regular datasets are provided for ground-truthing and monitoring and evaluation purposes.

These data are being collected by the AgriTechTalk Africa field team, based in Karamoja, Uganda.

Find out more about the DFMS project here or Contact Us.

Improvement of Numeracy in Karamoja (INIK) Project

Ongoing in-country support was provided by AA International staff, to AgriTechTalk International's "INIK" project in Karamoja, supported by USAID via the TOPS programme, in partnership with Mercy Corps.

Programme Improvement Awards were designed to conduct and/or document innovative, best practice-focused activities, operations research, or pilot programs to strengthen the quality and efficient effective delivery of Food for Peace-supported food security programs.

This project involved the production of two new Uno How numeracy modules, the animation of three modules and delivery to agricultural officers and farmers in Karamoja.

Read more about this project on the AgriTechTalk website.

Pictorial Evaluation Tool (PET) Training

Training for UN FAO  - July, August and September 2015.

 

Delivery of training in the recently completed PET-Crops Karamoja and PET-Livestock Karamoja methodologies.

To read more about PET Methodology click here.

Development and Publication of PET-Crops Karamoja and PET-Livestock Karamoja

UN FAO - 2014-2015

 

Completion and finalisation of PET Manuals for Uganda took place between March and October 2015..

Fieldwork for the development of PET-Crops and PET-Livestock Karamoja took place between January-February 2015 and September-October 2014.

To learn more about PET Crops and to download the PET-Crop Karamoja manual click here

To learn more about PET Livestock and to download the PET-Livestock Karamoja manual click here.

Functional Numeracy for Food Security Project

May 2014

 

A visit by AA International staff, to support AgriTechTalk International's Functional Numeracy project in Karamoja, supported by USAID via the TOPS programme, in partnership with Mercy Corps. This included the production of two Uno How numeracy modules, as well as delivery to agricultural officers and farmers in Karamoja. Download the Uno How Numeracy Modules from our archives, or read more about this project on the AgriTechTalk website.

Livestock and Market Assessment Mission to Karamoja Region, Uganda

FAO/GIEWS - February-March 2014

 

AA International undertook this mission to assess the overall livestock situation in the Karamoja region. The Mission was in connection with a household food security assessment being conducted simultaneously and jointly by FAO, WFP, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) and NGO assessing teams.

Evaluation of a 3 year Irish Aid funded programme in Karamoja, Uganda

Oxfam - July-August 2013

 

In 2013, AA International staff undertook an evaluation of an Irish Aid funded Programme in Karamoja.

 

Karamoja Pastoralist Development Programme.

In 2010, AA International staff were contracted by Oxfam GB to evaluate the Karamoja Pastoralist Development Programme in Uganda.

Agriculture and Livestock components of KALIP (Karamoja Livelihoods Programme), Uganda

UN FAO - April 2009

 

This involved the preparation for the agriculture and livestock components of the Karamoja Livelihoods Programme (KALIP). KALIP was a 4-year EU funded programme implemented in target sub counties spread across the 7 districts of the Karamoja sub-region. The programme aimed to improve livestock production and health and crop production as a means to increase basic income of targeted communities, and enhancing general peace and security.