Moringa Value Chain Development for Food Security and Sustainable Livelihoods in Northern Uganda Project
The Moringa Value Chain Development for Food Security and Sustainable Livelihoods in Northern Uganda project has been running from 2017 to2020 with funding from Caritas Switzerland in Uganda. The project was implemented by Advance Afrika in Gulu in cooperation with the Teso Enterprise Consulting and Marketing Association (TECOMA) in Soroti. The aim of this project was to empower vulnerablepeople and enhanced food security in northern Uganda by creating employment opportunities through the production and sale of Moringa, one of the most versatile plants with high nutritional value. The project was built around a social enterprise; Roots of the Nile (RoN), established by Caritas Switzerland and Advance Afrika with the aim of promoting Moringa and, in the long term, also other value chains as per their economic and nutritional potentials.
The overall objective of this intervention was socio economic empowerment and enhancement of food security among vulnerable people in northern Uganda.