Module 2 of the Slow Food Youth Academy in Uganda looked at Food Education and awareness raising about Agroecology, good, clean and fair food. During the Fruit and Juice Festival, the participants were introduced to basic food education and education ideas that promote ecological food production and consumption as well as knowledge sharing avenues that can impact on the general public. The session also triggered discussions and critical thinking on how to improve the rural urban linkages between agroecology producers and consumers as well as key communication issues related to sharing food related information and messages within and outside the Slow Food network. Participants designed projects on food access and marketing social enterprise. ... See MoreSee Less
It has been an honor working with a wonderful colleague like you Rio Kobayashi. As Slow Food Uganda team, we thank you for all the support and goodwill you have shown to us for the period you have been with us. Safe journey back home and take care. ... See MoreSee Less
The Fruit and Juice Festival 2020 was held at St. Kizito R/C Primary School, Nakatyaba, Buikwe District. The event attracted over 700 people including leaders from Buikwe Sub County, Food Communities, students from 17 schools among other citizens. "Educating children about fruits and food in general through such initiatives should be emphasized and as Buikwe Sub County we shall make sure that we support such activities". Said Mr. Sande Hillar the Chairperson LC3 Buikwe Sub County. The event was a strong foundation for promoting and educating youths and children about the value of indigenous fruits and the locally made juices. The Fruit and Juice Festival 2020 was supported by Hivos, Slow Food Foundation For Biodiversity and the Buikwe District Local Government. #Biodiversity #Nutrition #Education #Networking. ... See MoreSee Less
Message from the Vice President Slow Food InternationalWe receive and share with our network a message from Edie C. Mukiibi, our vice President.
“I would like to confirm that the work of our network in Africa is on still going on because many countries in Africa have not reported any case of the COVID-19.
The Slow Food activities in Ugandan are continuing as planned at the beginning of the year amidst following the necessary precautionary measure set up by the government of Uganda.
This weekend we are hosting our Slow Food Academy that has 20 young people from Uganda and Congo, I am hosting Slow Food Councilor for Indigenous people Nicholas Mushumbi in Uganda to exchange about Slow Food Network building, at the same time our biggest school event The Annual Fruit and Juice Party is running today.
This is to show that we are moving with you all in spirit and Solidarity of the great Food Movement that brings us together.
Stay strong, Stay safe. We love you For and on behalf of Slow Food Uganda Network”. 🐌❤️💪 ... See MoreSee Less