Uganda: Building Bridges to Peace

Completed Project
Project Countries: Uganda
Thematic Issues: Conflict
Project Duration: 2009 to 2011
Approximate Funding: $598,204

The Building Bridges to Peace program aimed to address key causes of conflict and engage communities to achieve peace and reconciliation in Kaabong District, Karamoja, where cattle raiding, contested access to natural resources, small arms proliferation, and weak state institutions are among the drivers of conflict. The program strengthened local and district mechanisms for conflict mitigation, encouraged ongoing dialogue and joint monitoring and strengthened livelihoods.