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ACORD August 2015 Newsletter


Innovative training programme on governance, diplomacy, peace & security

In the process of implementing ACORD’s Community Peace Reconciliation and Recovery programme (CPRR), it has become apparent that there is need to address the link between good governance, diplomacy, peace and security. The Governance Diplomacy for Peace and Security (GDPS) training course was designed to meet these needs. Read story

Helping communities realise economic potential from within

Five years into ACORD working with farmer groups, fishing groups and livestock owners in Terekeka Central, Muni and Tombek Payams (Districts) of Terekeka County, the communities are embracing other livelihoods activities to improve their food security and income. Read Story

Highlights from the roundtable discussion meeting on non-communicable diseases control and workplace wellness programming in Uganda

ACORD, in collaboration with the Uganda National Association of Community and Occupational Health (UNACOH), hosted a roundtable discussions focused on the rising challenges of non-communicable diseases in Uganda with a focus on the role of the private sector. STOP AIDS Now funded the meeting. Read more

Peace building in the Great Lakes region: Engaging Grassroots Communities


For more than one decade, the Great Lakes region has been conflict stricken & still shows signs of instability. Assistant Regional Coordinator, Peace building Programme Great Lakes Region, ACORD, Luc Ansobi Loneli, looks at the importance of engaging the grassroots peace building actors who, he explains, have a critical role in reinforcing other efforts and consolidating peace in the region. Read more

Dialogue on the rising impact of non-communicable disease in Kenyan workspaces: A multi-sector dialogue


ACORD, in collaboration with the Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE), hosted a roundtable discussions focused on the rising challenges of non-communicable diseases in Kenya with a focus on the role of the private sector. Read more

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