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Community / Land projects / CEGED INFLUenCING GRANT PROJECT



08/17 - 07/19


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CiVoRiDe project of CEGED intends to address the economic marginalisation and imbalances of the voiceless youth, PWDs, adolescent mothers and women is to enhance the civic activism of poor and marginalised Youth and women to meaningfully enjoy their economic rights for sustainable livelihoods in West Nile region in Uganda. This shall be achieved by providing spaces for the voiceless to influence the responsible public institutions /or duty bearers to become responsive to the needs and priorities of the targeted beneficiaries organised in self-help groups in 3 districts of West Nile region. And in so doing the project will explore the opportunities enshrined in laws of Uganda for promotion of freedoms of assembly, speech and inclusive local governance in Uganda. It intends to amplify the voice of 68 rural youth and 55 women groups to influence pro poor youth government entrepreneurship funds to become responsive and inclusive in Arua, Koboko and Nebbi districts by 2018. Result 1: The responsible and mandated public institutions and agencies for entrepreneurship funds are providing timely services to marginalised rural youth and women of West Nile region. To enhance governance and management of land-tenure and resolution of land-conflicts in districts of Nebbi, Maracha, Arua West Nile region. Result 2: 40% improvement in reporting and response by local authorities to cases of land-tenure related land conflicts. To provide space for engagement of 18 women market vendors associations to engage with dutybearers on business operating environment in the marketsof Arua, Koboko and Nebbi districts.

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