The Contribution of Literacy Activities to Natural Resources Management (NRM): Experiences from the Uganda Rural Literacy and Community Development Association (URLCODA)

By Willy Ngaka.

Published by The Learner Collection

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This paper describes the impact literacy activities of a local NGO has on natural resources management practices of some local communities in Arua district, Uganda.

Keywords: Literacy, Natural Resources, Natural Resources Management Practices, Local Communities, Local NGO, URLCODA

International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp.229-240. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.257MB).

Dr. Willy Ngaka

Mr. Willy Ngaka is currently a Doctoral student in the School of Community Development and Adult Learning at the Universality of KwaZulu-Natal, Howard College Campus, Durban, South Africa. Back in Uganda, Mr. Ngaka is a lecturer in the Department of Community Education and Extra-Mural Studies (CEEMS), Institute of Adult and Continuing Education (IACE), Makerere University, Kampala. He taught and Coordinated Project Management Programme in the Department of CEEMS from 1999 – 2002. He is the Course coordinator for Project Management Course for the MSc. (Natural Resources Management for Sustainable Agriculture), a collaborative Masters Programme between the Agricultural University of Norway and Makerere University Faculty of Forestry and Nature Conservation since 2002 – to date. His interests are: Project management, Natural Resources Management, Development and Adult Literacy and Community Education. He also serves as the technical advisor for Uganda Rural Literacy and Community Development Association.


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