Partners and URDT are two sides of the same coin. Both are needed in order to enable positive, sustainable change within the communities that we are tasked to serve. As a result, over a million rural farmers and their families benefit from the generosity of our friends and supporters. URDT has the privilege to work with renown local and international partners. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the many individuals and organizations who make our work possible.

Our current partners are:

Local organizations

  1. African Rural University (ARU)
  2. Ashoka Uganda
  3. Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom
  4. Charity for Rural Development (CHAFORD)
  5. Cross-Cultural Foundation Uganda (CCFU)
  6. Development Network of Indigenous Voluntary Associations (DENIVA)
  7. FAWE-Uganda
  8. Girls Education Movement – Uganda (GEM)
  9. Kibaale Civil Society Network (KCSON)
  10. Makerere Institute of Social Research/ International Development Research Center
  11. Makerere University Faculty of Agriculture and Institute of Adult and Continuing Education
  12. Makerere University Institute of Social Research (MISR)
  13. Landesa, before Rural Development Institute
  14. Ministry of Agricultural
  15. Ministry of Education and Sports
  16. Local Council and District Leaders
  17. National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)
  18. National NGO Forum
  19. Straight Talk Foundation
  20. World Vision Uganda

International Organizations and Projects

  1. African Farm Radio Research Initiative (AFRI)Â
  2. African Food and Peace Foundation (AFPF). Watch:;
  3. Agribusiness Initiative Trust (aBi Trust)
  4. AHEAD
  5. Ashoka International
  6. British Broadcasting Corporation World Service Trust (BBC-WS)
  7. Carnegie Social Initiative
  8. Social Initiative – Nordic Capital
  9. Social Initiative Educate Girls
  10. KF
  11. SDW
  12. Wilde Ganzen
  13. CDR.
  14. Civil Society Fund (CSF)
  15. Elimu Foundation
  16. FAO
  17. Organic Denmark
  18. Ford Foundation
  19. Homeopaths without Borders
  20. HET BOSJE from the Netherlands
  21. MIT – USA
  22. Mitcham Girls High School- Australia
  23. Mustard Seed Trust Fund
  24. KIO
  25. Female Cancer Foundation
  26. Tools For Self Reliance (TFSR)
  27. Tools to Work; previous Derde Wereld Werkplaats
  28. Triodos Foundation
  29. San Domenico School California
  30. SAWA World
  31. Soroptimists Delft
  32. Unity College USA
  34. Warwick University UK
  35. WTEF

URDT is deeply appreciative of the collaboration and partnership it developed over the years.
We implemented special projects successfully supported by:

  1. ETC Foundation
  2. Impulsis / ICCO
  3. OXFAM
  4. Rockefeller Foundation
Kiiza Nobert