Mukono, Uganda, 17, January, 2022
Slow Food Youth Network (SFYN) Uganda together with Slow Food Uganda announced the 2nd Edition of the Good Food Camp on 17th January 2022.
This is for the young food activists from different regions of Uganda and East Africa to raise their creativity, advocacy & activism skills, self-confidence, and peer to peer motivation hence engaging them in participation in the management of food structures.
Under the theme “Youth Reconnection for Food Systems Transformation”, this second edition will help participants to connect, share, discover and learn from each other as a way of improving their connection towards the transformation of the food system.
This edition of the Good Food Camp is planned and scheduled for the 27th –29th May 2022 and it is to be held in Ssi Sub County, Buikwe District. This will be an open learning event where young people will discover, learn and share knowledge to preserve the sustainable food systems. Slow Food Youth Network (SFYN) members from different regions of Uganda and East Africa shall be mobilized and engaged in a 3 days camp.
This edition will follow the first edition that was held in May 2021 in Mukono district. See the report HERE.
The camp will encompass several activities including the campfire and storytelling, food talks and keynote speeches, recipe exchange, biodiversity tour, barbecue team building sessions and cooking lessons.
Each local participant will be required to contribute a fee of shs.60,000 which will cater for the meals, accommodation and security. This can be paid in installments in either cash or via mobile money to the Slow Food Uganda Accounts Assistant on +256 704431830 or +256 773877141 in the names of Prossy Namugga.
The international participants will be required to contribute a fee of 50 USD that will cater for accommodation, meals, transport to and from the venue. All participants shall be provided with a free T-shirt and reading materials from Slow Food Uganda.
Finally, Slow Food Youth Network Uganda wishes to call for partners who would be interested in co-organizing this camp to ensure that we have as many diverse youths connected as possible.
See the flyer HERE for other details.