Tag Archives: agriculture

Wougnet celebrating women in a twitter chat #CelebrateWomenUG

Ahead of Women’s day celebrations on 8th March 2017, Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) took the initiative to conduct a twitter chat to reflect and celebrate her work. The theme of this year’s National women’s day celebration was; ‘’Women’s empowerment ...

Lighting up our own passion in ICT4 Agriculture – the youth perspective

The National Newspapers in Uganda reports that each year, Uganda's Universities and Tertiary institutions passes out 400,000 graduates to compete for 90,000 jobs in both the public and private sector, creating a deficit of 310,000 jobs annually. This is quite ...

Value-addition and marketing of sustainable agriculture produce By Farming Communities in Northern Uganda

While the agricultural activities of small-scale farmers of the working communities are rather productive, the produce hardly gets processed. A successful agricultural sector requires adequate attention to all elements in the value chain though, from production to marketing. Farmers generally lack ...

Migration is not a Solution: Youth have potential to be their own biggest assets

The commonest form of migration is from rural to urban areas. Most young people move to urban areas, towns and cities due to a number of reasons. The location of industries, better infrastructures, better employment opportunities, jobs and lifestyles among ...

I am young: Agriculture is not for me

Ask any young person, even in developing countries, what she or he thinks about agriculture and you will get the same answer: agriculture is not for me! These young, ambitious people have never looked at agriculture as a source of income ...

Practicing what we preach in Agriculture: Too Cool to Farm

For the last ten days, I was in my village for a –Grand Plan. To clear and plant about 4 hectares of Land which myself and my brother have been cultivating for the 3rd consecutive year for the production of ...

Gender, Tenure and Community Forests in Uganda

Gender, Tenure and Community Forests in Uganda is a study that was carried out in three districts of Uganda, Mpigi, Masaka and Rakai, part of the lake Victoria agroecological zones. This study looked at the role of women in Sustainable ...