Insufficient food aid: What is plan B for refugees?

Such ramshackle shop of clothes plus other types of small business in refugee settlements are a common sight. Refugees usually own them. Picture by Ochan Hannington | 08 Dec 2020

Many south Sudanese refugees in Uganda, particularly in Northern Uganda are increasingly engaging in different livelihood activities in order to counteract the impact of insufficient food aid they receive every month. With more news of further cutting down of their food relief in the near future, more and more refugees are taking initiatives to start income generating activities. Ajdumani main market has seen drastic increase of occupants, in the recent times. And Nyandeng Malith Rebecca, widow, with 12 children is just one of them. She makes avocado juice for sale, in the market. Nancy Aol is in refugee–hosting district of Adjumani, and now reports.