Ajuri County MP (GCW) Obua says the tractors are in fulfillment of the National Resistance Movement manifesto of sifting people of Uganda from subsistence agriculture to commercial venture.
An agronomist said the soil around Northern Uganda and the entire country do not have sufficient nutrients and farmers have to learn how they can effectively supplement the nutrients for a higher yield.
As climate change wreaks havoc globally, farmers are increasingly finding it tough to grow crops with expectations for reliable harvests.
For Bero-Irwoth, she has since trained more than 300 women in the Albertine region under environmental rights group ‘Tufanye pamoja’ (meaning “let’s work together) in Swahili language.
We will still persuade the governments to work together with us, the IUCN and so forth to make our farmers better, we don’t need to leave them worse than we found them, says ASARECA ED.
By prioritizing land health through sustainable agriculture, organisers and participants believe the Kampala dialogue will improve crop production, biodiversity conservation, human well-being, and overall climate change resilience.
According to a research done by ESAFF Uganda in 2022-2023, about 600 million various food types consumed globally are unsafe.
James Vuciri Logwenya, the agriculture officer for Dzaipi sub-county lauded the project, saying that since the project started, it has helped to improve on the stunting and malnutrition cases in the region.