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Progress made in banana research but slowed by lack of biotech law

Our daily lives are quite used to scientific innovations that we trust and use–mobile phone, ...

Food preservation: A way to fight hunger

It is estimated that 30 and 40 per cent of the food grown in developing countries, such as Uganda, ...

Rice: Potential for a success story in Africa

Not long time ago, rice was perceived as a crop grown on a large scale in places like Kibimba . ...

Taking fish farming to greater heights

My name is Georwell Emanu, a full-time fish farmer based in Tororo and Busia districts. Last ...

Bag it up: Crop bags to store harvests

After registering good harvests, many farmers are faced with a dilemma of storing their yields ...

Lawyer invests in coffee, livestock and forestry

Karoli Ssemogerere, a lawyer, ventured into farming by taking a bet on growing coffee in Kalangala ...

Researchers, farmers gain ground in fight against deadly maize disease

Like other crops facing the challenge of pests and diseases, maize, Africa’s second most ...

Nakaseke passes by-law on maize quality standards

Local government authorities in Ssemuto Sub county, Nakaseke District have passed by-laws to guide ...

Efforts underway to develop maize varieties tolerant to drought, pests

As effects of climate change continue to hit farmers growing cereal crops, especially maize, ...

Get the best from intercropping coffee

Sometimes farmers grow coffee and intercrop it with two or more crops on the same land. This is ...

He turned to organic farming for high yields

My name is Benjamin Kinviirewo Kigongo. I am the marketing officer for Busiro North Organic ...

The complexity of subsistence farming

The great majority of our farmers struggle to get the basic needs of food and shelter. If they ...
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