Kabarole Research and Resource Center (KRC) is a well-established NGO operating in the Rwenzori Region of Western Uganda. Founded in 1996, with a research mission and a long-term commitment to understanding the measures and drivers of poverty and its solutions, KRC has accumulated substantial experience in research and created numerous development programs based on community analyses of the activities which would be most helpful in achieving sustainable and equitable socio-economic development. Eighteen years of experience in community development work has led KRC to identify a new strategic direction currently being adopted, focused on supporting the need for integration and effectiveness of development research & information, decision making and implementation, reaching to national levels of research, information and policy formation.
KB(Kanga Baija), is an early warning conflict management system. In order to monitor potential conflicts, a trigger upon which the activities take place is created. These activities include:
- Creating and sending SMS questions to community reporters in order to measure the impetus around the event.
- Viewing the volatile areas on maps, based on SMS data, and to action detailed investigations.
- Conducting a detailed investigation by collecting data using mobile phone forms.
- Viewing the data and reports using graphs to make an analysis for a case for early warning.