Archive for the tag "Lira"

Photo Of the Day: The Mysterious Girl

PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2011

Little New Faces of Northern Uganda

A woman carries a pot to the market in Lira district, north of Uganda’s capital, Kampala. According to a UN report; In agriculture, sub-Saharan Africa’s most vital economic sector, women contribute 60–80 per cent of labour in food production, both for household consumption and for sale. But while they do most of the work, they lack access to markets and credit. In Uganda, women make up 53 per cent of the labour force, but only sell 11 per cent of the cash crops.

Photo of the Day: African Woman