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Monday, August 6, 2012

BUNDIBUGYO DISTRICT TO HOST THE 5TH EDITION OF THE REGIONAL CSOs FAIR 


The Regional CSOs fair an event that provides a platform for development actors and community members to reflect, share information and advocate for regional development corncerns is on in full gear. the event  that  attracts participants from the  CSOs, farmers, Local Government and the private sector takes place every two years the initial one being in 2004.  RANNET as the lead agency has organized a series of planning meetings attended by representatives from RIC-NET, KRC, SATNET, RIDE-AFRICA, AHURIO, KANCA, and FORMA among others. Under the theme: peace and  unity for  sustainable regional development, the 2012   regional CSOs fair will be held from 10th -13th September at Bundibugyo Booma grounds with various activities as debates on peaceful co-existance, food security & ICT exhibitions, launch of the Bundibugyo E-society centre and the regional development framework. On 1stAugust 2012, the Coordinator RANNET and Program manager  RIC-NET travelled to Bundibugyo where they  mobilized and interacted  with  the District leaders and companies as ESCO Uganda Limited, HOFOKAM, MOVIT, who positively responded towards attending and  supporting the regional CSOs fair.