Posted: 9 November 2016
With Ä500k from @eu_echo ACORD is enhancing living conditions for 15,434 Burundian and Congolese #refugees in #Uganda
Posted: 11 July 2016
Today 11 July is World Population Day, and we want to appreciate ACORDís work with adolescent girls in pastoralist communities in Tanzania. #SDG5 #WPD2016 #SRH
Posted: 28 June 2016
ACORD is launching a new report on impacts opportunities and concerns from investments in African agriculture. The research looked closer at Chinese, Brazilian and Indian investments with case studies from Zambia, Tanzania and Uganda. It looks critically at whether small holder farmers are benefiting and if the investments are aligned with agricultural strategies.
Posted: 27 June 2016
Story originally appeared in Uganda's Daily Monitor - Impact Journalism 2016 - describing how ACORD in Uganda trained communities in disinfecting water with sun rays, using the WADI device.
Posted: 3 May 2016
Ground breaking survey by ACORD Uganda and HiiL shows that access to legal justice in Uganda is patchy and unfair; solutions are urgently needed.
Posted: 21 April 2016
The 2016 award is given to ACORD in recognition of its stellar work in promoting and supporting human rights in Africa Ė and comes with a prize of $5000 Canadian dollars. ACORDís work with local organisations throughout the continent has resulted in more people empowered to defend their rights and improve their living conditions, especially women.
Posted: 10 March 2016
The new global goals represent an opportunity to change policymaking for the better. Civil society and grassroots organizations are essential for the successful localization of the SDGs in African countries, and they must play a greater role in defining priorities and designing policies: A video interview with Salina Sanou, ACORD's Head of Policy and Advocacy. A position paper from the African Civil Society Circle that ACORD is part of on the roles of civil society in localising the sustainable development goals.
Posted: 8 March 2016
Beijing Platform for Action under the microscope | ACORD @ CSW59
Posted: 2 November 2015
Citizens Empowered to Demand Better Service Delivery. ACORD in Uganda is implementing a project entitled Citizen Manifesto in Action with a goal of strengthening Neighborhood Assemblies to enhance Citizensí voices and accountability especially of women and youth for improved service delivery. Communities have been mobilized into village social accountability groups known as Neighborhood Assemblies (NA), to spearhead advocacy campaigns on improved service delivery. This has resulted in significant changes like construction/repair of community structures like: boreholes, pit latrines in the markets, and have provided a platform where citizens engage with their leaders on service delivery and accountability
Posted: 22 October 2015
Launch of second project site, in Kisumu town, Kenya under the unique programme for addressing violence against women and girls through football. The programme is by ACORD, British Council, Premier League and DFID