About the IP
Lead agency: The National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS). See all partners.
In Uganda, the HIV/AIDS impact study findings were shared with stakeholders in Masaka and Luweero districts in June, involving local government departments, civil society organizations, faith-based organisations and extension workers from communities where the study was conducted. Stakeholders identified local initiatives to collaborate with in future responses and suggested a range of possible mitigation strategies that included promotion of labour saving technologies, improving nutrition, encouraging labour pooling, reinforcing community based mechanisms to preserve local knowledge and diversification of livelihoods. Based on these suggestions, the IP decided to implement the following two projects in Uganda:
The IP has established multi-sectoral groups at district and national level to participate in the development of training resource materials and to design the communication campaign. These groups ensure representation of the local needs and ownership of the products.
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Updated September 2003
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