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Anonymity as agency: A case for women’s progress

Women will ignore precedent and startle civilization with their progress. - Nicola Tesla Well into the next century, the prophetic words of physicist Nicola Tesla, given during an interview with Colliers magazine in 1926, ring true in many aspects of our ...

WOUGNET conducts Monitoring and Evaluation for Indigo Trust Project

Since September 2012, WOUGNET has been implementing projects that strengthen citizen’s capacity to monitor and report poor service delivery using innovative ICTs in three districts in Northern Uganda namely, Apac, Kole and Oyam. The projects ultimate goal has been improving ...

ERIGNU project inception meeting pictorial

The Enhancing Rice-Greengram productivity in Northern Uganda (ERIGNU) project in Uganda is funded by the Applied Research Fund (ARF). Project partners include WOUGNET, Makerere University (College of Computing and Information Sciences - CoCIS, and  College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences ...

Creating a TLS encryption key and certificate

(If you are unfamiliar with the abbreviation “TLS“: it is the successor to SSL.) The internet is the best invention since sliced bread but it has become an evil place more than ever. We are dealing with script kiddies, out-of-control secret ...

Strategic use of ICTs by rural women farmers for Agriculture and Rural Development in Northern Uganda: Experiences, lessons and best practices

Lack of access to relevant, timely and authenticated agricultural information by rural communities is a major impediment to agricultural development in Uganda due to inadequate extension service delivery systems. Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have the potential to leverage this ...

Rice-green gram production enhancement a turbo-charge to agricultural development in Northern Uganda.

Far too often, people view Northern Uganda through a prism of challenges and yet it represents a region of hope, promise and vast potential. The fact stands that people of Northern Uganda have for long been widely carrying out agricultural ...

WOUGNET’s 2016 in Summary

After a long year 2016, we captured some of the moments and here they are as we have decided to share with you these moments. Hope you enjoy the show! We wish you a happy holiday season, a Merry Christmas ...

New Forums to Use ICT for Social Accountability in Eastern Uganda

Under the ICT4Democracy in East Africa initiative, the Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) has initiated 12 forums in eastern Uganda, which will use various Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) tools, as well as offline methods, for social accountability. The forums, each ...

Season’s Greetings

The year has been a tough one but since its coming to an end we ask ourselves what have we achieved? For all the achievement from WOUGNET congratulations and for all the failures let's learn from them and do better ...

A Painting of an African Feminist Internet

The Internet remains one of the historical developments that is transforming human behavior; greatly impacting on the social, economic, cultural and political spheres of life at an incredible speed. The recently concluded African Internet Governance Forum held from 16th ...