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Growth, Health, and Governance, Karamoja, Uganda
The Feinstein International Center is one of the international partners on Mercy Corps’ Growth, Health and Governance (GHG) project in the Karamoja region of northeastern Uganda. This USAID-funded five year project (2012-2017) aims to improve livelihoods outcomes for the pastoral, agro-pastoral, and agrarian populations in the region. Each year, Feinstein conducts research in collaboration with Mercy Corps to inform and improve their programming.
This report reviews the state of animal-based livelihoods in the Karamoja region of northeastern Uganda and examines how animal ownership affects a household’s ability to weather shocks.Read More
This study provides a nuanced understanding of the transformation of violence for women, men, girls and boys in northern Karamoja at the household, community, district and the regional levels. Drivers...Read More
Much of the literature on urbanization focuses on migration to large cities. In contrast, this report traces the process, challenges, and opportunities of rural-urban migration to towns and small cities...Read More
Livelihood Dynamics in Northern Karamoja A Participatory Baseline Study for the Growth Health and Governance Program
This report documents the findings of a livelihoods assessment carried out as part of the USAID funded Growth, Health and Governance program being implemented by Mercy Corps and partners in...Read More