Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative (NURI)

Members of Lamgba Farmer Group in Dranya Sub County conducting Second weeding of their Demonstration field of Beans (NARO Bean 1 Variety)

NURI (Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative) is one of eight development engagements under the Denmark-Uganda Country Programme 2018 – 2022. The County Programme aims to contribute to poverty reduction through inclusive and sustainable economic growth, promoting democracy, good governance and human rights and support Uganda’s stabilizing role in the region.

The Country Program is divided into two Thematic Objectives; UPSIDE (Uganda Programme for Sustainable and Inclusive Development of the Economy) and UPGRADE (Uganda Programme for Governance, Rights, Accountability and Democracy). NURI is one of three Development Engagements under UPSIDE and contributes to the objective of sustainable and inclusive economic growth.

The objective of NURI at outcome level is enhanced resilience and equitable economic development in supported areas of Northern Uganda, including for refugees and refugee-hosting communities. NURI will pursue this objective by supporting activities in climate smart agriculture, rural infrastructure, and water resources management. Activities in support of agriculture focus on improving farmers knowledge on climate-smart production methods, as well as their understanding of and ability to engage with markets and services

In Koboko district, NURI is implemented by PICOT providing agriculture extension support to 5,850 farmers (50% youths, 40% women) in 6 sub counties in Koboko district. with a strong focus on Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA). NURI is being implemented in close cooperation with Koboko District Local Government. You can Read more about the NURI Programme from the Website link https://nuri.ag