Agriculture & Livelihoods projects

#1 Step Up (2018 – 2022)

Project Status – Ended

‘Step Up! Improved Agricultural Production, Food practices, Increased Income and Civic participation for Southern Sudanese refugee communities and Ugandan host communities’ was a three-year project (1st December 2018 to 31st March 2022) implemented by PALM Corps and Community Empowerment for Rural Development (CEFORD) in partnership with Welthungerhilfe.

#2 Migration II (2017 – 2022)

Project Status – Ended

HORIZONT3000 in partnership with AFARD and PALM Corps secured a 2-year fund from ADA, BSI, Caritas Karthen to address the livelihoods of refugees and host communities in West Nile (September 2017 – August 2019). The primary objective of the project is to ensure that refugees and host communities have secure livelihoods and contribute to sustainable development.

#3 Building Self-reliance in Northern Uganda (2019 -2023)

Project Status – Ongoing

This project aims to strengthen the coordination, development and service delivery to the refugee hosting districts in west nice, this will enable greater resilience and self-reliance among both the refugees and host communities in West Nile. With financing from the EU trust fund, PALM Corps together with NRC, ACF and WHH are implementing …

#4 Digital Innovations for Zero Hunger (ICT4D) – (2019 – 2023)

Project Status – Ongoing

PALM Corps together with Welhungerhilfe are addressing the UN’s sustainable development goal of zero hunger by trying to ensure food and nutrition security for refugee and host communities in Rhino Camp. In order to do this the project staff are educating and training refugees and the host community members using the innovative app IKnowFarm. The app has been developed for usage in this specific region and features the three main languages found in Rhino Camp: Lugbara, Arabic and English.

#5 Tomato & Sesame Value Chain Development Project

Project Status – Ended

This project seeks to improve income and food security of the refugees in Rhino Camp by improving the agricultural knowledge, market systems and value chains for tomato and sesame farmers. PALM Corps with funding from Ayuda En Acción, it is addressing three of the UN’s sustainable development goals of no poverty, zero hunger and decent work and economic growth ….