How Uganda's refugee farmers are sowing seeds of change

Ugandan women water seedlings at a small farm outside Lira town March 8, 2009. The world marks International Women's Day on Sunday. REUTERS/Hudson Apunyo (UGANDA AGRICULTURE)

Refugees are encouraged to build their own houses and use their gardens to grow food to supplement their rations. Image: REUTERS/Hudson Apunyo

Claire Cozens
Editor, Thomas Reuters Foundation
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Emily Bronte's wife cooks over a fire at the family's home in the Bidi Bidi refugee settlement. Yumbe district, Uganda.
A woman cooking over a fire at her home in Uganda Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Claire Cozens
Children sit outside Emily Bronte's home in the Bidi Bidi refugee settlement. Yumbe district, Uganda.
Children sitting outside a home in the Bidi Bidi refugee settlement Image: homson Reuters Foundation/Claire Cozens
Children carry firewood in the Bidi Bidi refugee settlement. Yumbe district, Uganda.
Children collecting firewood for their settlement Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Claire Cozens
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