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Project Details

Project Name: Sustainable Rural Agro- Enterprise Development Project (SURAD)

Core Program Area: Resilient Livelihood

Project Donor: Horizont 3000

Duration: April 2017 – November 2018

Project Goal: To improve livelihoods of farming communities in West Nile Sub-Region and Nwoya District of Acholi Sub-region.

Project Description:

RICE West Nile in partnership with local governments of Arua, Nebbi and Nwoya with funds from Horizont3000 and Austrian Development Agency implemented a project called Sustainable Rural Agro- Enterprise Development Project (SURAD). The twenty-one-month project (April 2017 – December 2018) seeked to improve livelihoods of farming communities in West Nile Sub-Region and Nwoya District of Acholi Sub-region.

The project built the capacity of more than 625 farmers under three key pillars of food security, market orientation and sustainable natural resource management. The farmers and their families started engaging in market-oriented farming while safeguarding food security and managing their natural resources sustainably through applying the Enabling Rural Innovation (ERI) approach.

Mon 29 May 2023