UN-backed fish farm project unites Ugandans and refugees

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Congolese refugee Janine scatters brown pellets to feed white tilapia in Lake Rwamunga fish farm, in Uganda. Photo: UNHCR/Rocco Nuri

The number of people who have fled their homes due to conflict, persecution and instability hit a record high of 65.6 million in 2016, according to the latest data from the UN refugee agency, UNHCR.

Nowhere is the refugee crisis growing faster than in Uganda which has taken in more than one million refugees: double the number from last year.

Dianne Penn reports on the story of one Congolese woman who is trying to build a new life in the country.

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