Enhancing Green Opportunities for women and youth in Lira District

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In 2018 WLEDE enlarged its territory and entered the economic sector through a three year project “Enhancing Green Opportunities for women and youth in Lira District – Northern Uganda – EGO”.  3,243 direct beneficiaries were impacted and;- 

  • 60% of the young people and 20% of the women who acquired employable skills attained influential roles in the green value chain governance structures. 
  • 20% of the women and young people increased their income opportunities, 
  • 10% of the youth created jobs in agriculture and agribusiness along the agricultural supply chain.
  •  10% of the private sector actors increased employment of women and young people in the agricultural sector in Lira district.
  • Natural resource management is now engendered and inclusive, streamlined at all administrative levels (district, sub-county and parish) in the district with Young people and women fully represented in the Natural Resource Management structures.