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PROJECTS

Profiling and Market Information

  •  June 2016 to March 2017: VECO East Africa, Developing farmers in Trading and Information Systems ; The project was aimed at creating a rural data management services targeting 15,000 farmers in Uganda and 10,000 farmers in Tanzania with specific focus on value chains of maize, beans and rice. Support the market information services: Farmer access to structured trading systems, Creation of farmer profiles, Farmer record management, Access to virtual market to markets.

Project Evaluation

  • November 2016 to January 2017 worked with International Labour Organization, Midterm Review – Youth Entrepreneurship Facility , to provide support in the youth program for  Uganda, with aim of  turning  their energy and ideas into business opportunities by increasing their incomes/ earning capacity and creating decent work for themselves and others. The Evaluation covered 11 districts in Uganda. Review of the project implementation components and advise on the approaches. Data was collected via qualitative and quantitative methods and approaches such in-depth interviews with the youth leaders, focus groups discussion, peer to peer evaluations, and structured Questionnaires.

Project Evaluation

  • September 2015 for 6 months worked with the Malaria Consortium, UNITAID private sector MRDT, to provide midterm value chain study for UNITAIDwhich a global health initiative that is working with partners to end the world’s tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, malaria and hepatitis C epidemics. FIT with Leadership of  Robert Kintu, provided Consultancy services as an External Evaluator of the Value Chain established to supply Malaria Rapid Diagnosis Tools (MRDT). This involves visiting over 25 selected districts, talking to importers, wholesales, distributors, retailers and users (patients) in clinics, hospitals and pharmacies. Data was collected from using in-depth interview, focus group discussion and structured questionnaires.
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Value Chain Development

Market Information Research

     March 2013 to March 2014 worked with  IFPRI, funded by Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland,  to provide a baseline survey of farmers on agricultural production, marketing, livestock, non-farm income, credit and Agricultural information; The facilitation project was aimed at improving Food Security in West and East Africa through Capacity Building in Research and Information Dissemination – Food Africa; A baseline survey of farmers on the on agricultural production, marketing, livestock, non-farm income and credit, Agricultural information (particularly marketing information) to a random sample of the interviewed farmers through their mobile phones and Analysis of the results uses the double-difference approach

 

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