FSL Partners’ meeting during the fourth Food System Lab meeting.

Leveraging partnerships and collective agency to improve food safety in Uganda

The Fort Portal Food System Lab is leveraging on the multistakeholder approach through strategic partnerships to address the inherent bottlenecks to sufficient supply of healthy and safe foods to the population. Authors: Bwambale Bernard & Francis Musinguzi Food is inarguably a public good available to all people and this assertion is the foundation of the […]

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Visioning sustainable production and consumption of nutritious food in Fort Portal

The Toro Region where the Fort Portal Food System Lab operates has the highest rates of stunting (40.6%) in Uganda. The statistics present a big contradiction because the same region is considered a food basket, exporting food to the neighbouring cities and countries. The increased malnutrition rates have been attributed to people’s overconsumption of monotonous diets, consisting primarily of bananas as a leading staple food. 

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