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THE ROTARY POSITIVE PEACE ACTIVATOR PROGRAM – EAST AFRICA COHORT

THE ROTARY POSITIVE PEACE ACTIVATOR PROGRAM – EAST AFRICA COHORT

Haruna Salim Mbusa completes Rotary Positive Peace Activator (RPPA) Training. We are excited to announce that one of our volunteers, Haruna Salim Mbusa, has completed training as a Rotary Positive Peace Activator (RPPA) having undergone the Rotary Positive Peace Activator Program – East Africa Cohort which was hosted at the Makerere University Rotary Peace Center from 1 – …

Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) Project

Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) Project

GLPC in a partnership with Kiima Foods with support from the EU and WWF is implementing the project on Nature-Based Solutions-NBS in Bukangara cell in Kyarumba sub-county, Kasese District. We have trained the local communities in best farming practices like soil feeding alternatives such as compost and liquid manure making. The community members also received …

Position Available: Grants Officer

Position Available: Grants Officer

If you would like to apply for this role, please email info@greatlakespeace.org​ with your CV and a cover letter. Note: GLPC aligns its operation to gender, environment, youth, and disability issues, so Female candidates and disabled candidates that meet the requirements are encouraged to apply.

PeaceJam Uganda Slam 2022

PeaceJam Uganda Slam 2022

Maiden PeaceJam Uganda Slam Held at Makerere University On the 27th of April, we conducted the first-ever PeaceJam (PJ) Uganda Slam. This was a one-day conference that brought together young people to discuss how best they can influence positive change in their communities. The theme of the conference was, “Harnessing the Power of Youth”. The …

March 2022 Newsletter – Great Lakes Peace Center

March 2022 Newsletter – Great Lakes Peace Center

Spirit in Action Project We have started implementing a project funded by Spirit in Action to mitigate the economic effects of climate-induced disasters in Kilembe, Kasese, Uganda. This area has been hit by recurring river floods that have caused the destruction of lives and property. The recurring climate change-induced disasters have led to a lowering …

February 2022 Newsletter

February 2022 Newsletter

This month, our feet have been running fast across the Great Lakes Region of Africa with the urgent work of ensuring holistic peace in our communities. We are so glad to have you with us on this journey! Here’s a snapshot of what we’ve been up doing in February! Education Project All our beneficiaries are …

The story of agriculture and SDGs

The story of agriculture and SDGs

Investing in the agricultural sector can address not only hunger and malnutrition but also other challenges including poverty, water, and energy use, climate change, and unsustainable production and consumption. Together, we must mobilize scientific, technological, and social movements to address these challenges together. Explore more about agriculture’s role in the SDGs like HUNGER, MALNUTRITION & …

Agriculture across the SDGs

Agriculture across the SDGs

Goal 1: Poverty Alleviation Rural people represent the largest segment of the world’s extreme poor by far more than 70% of the total. Growth in agriculture is at least twice as effective in reducing poverty than from any other sector. Goal 4: Education The agricultural extension enables farmers to access the skills, tools, inputs, and …

Second Rwenzori youth for peace conference

Second Rwenzori youth for peace conference

The conference was being held at the Kasese District Multipurpose Hall, located opposite of the Kasese Airfield on Kasese-Fort Portal road. The Rwenzori region has a long history of conflict and violence caused by economic and cultural injustices that are accelerated by tribal clashes. This regular and reoccurring fighting has caused death and destruction as …