Trac FM has partnered with the Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries to raise awareness of and sensitize farmers on how to detect and control the Fall Armyworm (FAW) among farmers in Central Uganda – with specific focus on Mubende, Mityana and Kiboga districts.
Trac FM works with NGOs, CSOs, research groups, activists and government institutions. With these partners we set up advocacy campaigns, M&E projects, research surveys and early warning mechanisms. Trac FM is a multi-purpose tool. Contact us if you are interested in setting up a campaign.
Agroforestry is an agricultural practice whereby trees or shrubs are grown around or among crops and pastureland. Agroforestry could mitigate some of the negative consequences caused by rampant deforestation in Uganda (200.000 acres per year -> 1.8% of forest cover).
Getting parents to follow the money
What if you fear to ask your doctor?
How Rapid Diagnostic Tests can help fight Uganda’s most deadly disease.
The controversial ‘Marriage and Divorce Bill’ aims to reform and redress the gender imbalance that have existed in Marriage and Divorce Acts in Uganda, both dating from 1906. While several consultations by the Uganda Law Reform Commisison made proposes in the 1960’s for the need for reform of the marriage and divorce Acts, there have been numerous misconceptions and myths surrounding the proposed Bill.
The main objective of this project is to build the capacity of the target audiences to engage in an informed debate facilitated by live interactive talk-shows as a means to hold power-holders accountable.
The purpose of this project is to increase awareness of consumers and private sellers on health rights and responsibilities related to medicines including medicine prices and rational use of medicines.
The overall goal of the project is to contribute to improved access to quality health service delivery in target districts of Kiboga and Lira by 2018.
Trac FM works with selected CSOs and activist groups and 9 radio stations in Uganda to boost 5 advocacy campaigns in 1 year. Topics include women's rights, Malaria and sexual education. Learn more ->
Trac FM & Light for the World Netherlands (LFTW) collaborate in a new partnership, regarding the Livelihoods Improvement Challenge Project.
Read more on how we include youth with various disabilities!
Read more on how we include youth with various disabilities!
In partnership with The Action Group for Health, Human Rights and HIV/AIDS (AGHA), Trac FM will run this campaign in the two districts of Lyantonde and Pallisa to conduct SMS-based polls on health service delivery related topics.
Trac FM partner up with Farm Radio International and Harvest Plus to measure the impact of the "My Children 2" radio drama. Aired on 13 radio stations across Uganda in seven languages, the radio drama is intended to increase the cultivation and consumption of Orange Sweet Potato.
In the aftermath of the 2016 elections, Trac FM set up a 5 months campaign to ask listeners key issues about Uganda's future and follow-up on the results of the presidential elections.
Together with 10 radio stations across Uganda, Trac FM set up 3 month campaign to ask radio listeners to 'Set the Agenda' for key issues for Uganda Elections. Over 45.000 replies came in so far! Find the results of the polls below.
How do people's attitudes affect the development of piped water schemes? What do they think about the organizations that are supposed to help? WSDF-N, Mega FM, and Trac FM join forces to find out.
Despite a new commitment for the Ugandan government to promote family planning and supply chain policy changes, the public health care system remains plagued by a shortage of contraceptives. HEPS Uganda and Trac FM are taking stock.
Since 2014, Trac FM enabled 80.000 Somali citizens to send over 370.000 SMS messages to their favourite radio talk-shows. Topics related to security, employment, refugees, donor aid and local river flooding were discussed.
Getting access to clean water is still a problem for many Ugandans. Trac FM pairs up with uNws and ACP-EU to evaluate the effectiveness of piped water schemes in Northern Uganda.
Trac FM looks into local perceptions and lets people, who are often unheard, give their opinion on events. One of the most evident examples of the disconnect between local views and global news may be the International campaign against Joseph Kony and the Lord Resistance Army (LRA).
Nearly one in every three pre-schoolers in Uganda lacks vitamin A, and a quarter of their mothers do as well. This can result in impaired immunity and eye damage leading to blindness and even death. Three NGOs team up to raise awareness about the importance of consuming Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes by putting the power of radio drama in to work.
This Thursday Feb 13th is World Radio Day. All over the world, radio stations are hosting special shows to celebrate the importance of FM radio. TRAC FM joins the celebrations by running a special Radio Day poll across Uganda. Over 6000 Ugandans participated!
Trac FM is conducting weekly polls in Uganda on social issues and services delivery. This program is supported by Twaweza. Twaweza works on enabling children to learn, citizens to exercise agency and governments to be more open and responsive in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda.
TRAC FM works with community radio stations in Uganda to carry out polls to establish people’s perception about the transport sector and to look for bottlenecks in the road-network.
Trac FM has carried out several polls on the embattled National Agricultural Advisory Services in Uganda. We also have a substantial body of data on public reports and opinions from farmers on agriculture in their regions.
Women, children, the elderly and the disabled are some of the marginalized groups in Uganda's society today. While much has been done since the NRM government came into power-there are provisions for women representatives in parliament, and more children have access to education-there is still a lot of ground to cover regarding their rights and livelihoods.
Trac FM has carried out several polls on the issue of health in the various regions of Uganda. Click here to see what concerns individuals in specific districts.
Ugandans have widely debated and shared their opinions about the Energy sector via the platform provided by TRAC FM.
Despite its turbulent history, Uganda has been peaceful for many years. However, over time, new elements of insecurity are creeping in.
Our model ensures citizen participation in issues of governance and social accountability. Opinions are collected straight from the horse's mouth so to speak, about which issues in peoples' immediate communities leaders are or are not addressing.
A series of poll questions are conducted about the Ugandan education system. Is it efficient, is it practical, are students really benefiting and what are the bottlenecks involved?
Somalia Profiling Survey