Rural Infrastructures (RI)
The objective of the RI output is to renovate and or construct agriculturally related rural infrastructure using labour intensive approach. This is expected to facilitate and support increased agricultural production and marketing through improved access to local retail and bulk markets. It further creates temporary off-farm employment through cash-for-work modality.
Key activities are:
- Prepare infrastructure investment plans for approval
- Prepare community groups for public works projects
- Implement approved infrastructure/public works projects
- Capacity of DLG engineering department built
This output is being implemented by the Danish Refugee Council with technical guidance and support from NURI Coordination Function. A total of 1504 projects will be implemented accross the 13 districts. These include Community Access Roads, Shallow wells, Spring protection, Food forests, woodlots and markets.
|Output 2:||Rural Infrastructures (RI)|
|Implementers||Danish Refugee Council (DRC)|
|Beneficiaries||1,504 community groups; 45,120 households|
|Location||13 districts of Kitgum, Agago and Lamwo, Arua, Nebbi, Pakwach, Zombo and Madi Okollo; Adjumani, Moyo, Obongi and Koboko.|
The participants include both refugees and new nationals who are normally established in groups of 30 members.
The projects are selected from the parish development plans and go through screening and approval processes.
DRC trains project management committee members and later project user committee members for maintenance purpose.