The conflict early warning and early response system has been lacking an effective monitoring and reporting of conflict incidences right from the grassroots. To strengthen the early response and reporting system, The Peace Centre trained 46 Conflict Analysts (8 males and 38 females) that is 16 in Kotido from 16th to 18th August 2020, 15 in Adjumani from 24th to 26th August 2020 and 15 in Yumbe from 2nd to 4th September 2020. Participants were equipped with knowledge and skills on Uganda’s conflict early warning and early response mechanism.
Topics covered included; The IGAD Conflict early warning and early response system, conflict analysis and tools, conflict indicators, gender and peace building, data collection and analysis, situational /weekly/ incident reporting. As a result, Conflict Analysts are able to monitor, examine / analyze conflict early warning data and produce reports. Action plans were developed, wattsapp group was created where they have started sharing information.