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Wire Mesh Maize Storage Crib
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Wire Mesh Maize Storage Crib [Uganda]

Wire mesh maize storage crib technology is a medium to large scale technology promoted by a farmer in Kamwenge District in South Western Uganda to prevent maize grains from being affected by rainfall. The technology allows for good air circulation which is essential for drying out the maize grains. In …

  • Compiler: PRISCILLA VIVIAN KYOSABA
Growing Improved Pastures for Sustainable Dairy Production
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Growing Improved Pastures for Sustainable Dairy Production [Uganda]

Growing Improved Pastures (chloris gayana, brachiaria mulato and pernisetum purpurem) is a technology promoted among small, meduim scale farmers in Kyegegwa District, Western Uganda for sustainable dairy production, improved nutrition and sustainable land management.

  • Compiler: Jalia Namakula
Small Scale Irrigation System for Pasture Production
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Small Scale Irrigation System for Pasture Production [Uganda]

Small scale irrigation system for pasture production. This is practiced by a farmer who effectively utilized a swamp by constructing a relatively small water reservoir for watering pastures during dry season to ensure continuous pasture production all year around.

  • Compiler: PRISCILLA VIVIAN KYOSABA
Mango and paw-paw fruit tree growing
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Mango and paw-paw fruit tree growing [Uganda]

Fruit growing is one of the important and high paying branches of horticulture that involves planting of improved mango (mangifera indica) and paw paw (carica papaya)varieties in rows, with pawpaws(carica papaya) planted in between the mango(mangifera) trees with the aim of obtaining fruits for sale for income and environmental conservation.

  • Compiler: PRISCILLA VIVIAN KYOSABA
Backyard fish farming in tarpaulin ponds for improved livelihood
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Backyard fish farming in tarpaulin ponds for improved … [Uganda]

A fish pond for intensive commercial fish farming is constructed in the backyard of the farmer's home for easy management. The pond is lined with a tarpaulin interior and is connected to a water source for water supply during the seasons of water scarcitiy.

  • Compiler: Aine Amon
Indigenous Micro Organism (IMO) use in Natural Pig Farming
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Indigenous Micro Organism (IMO) use in Natural Pig … [Uganda]

Indigenous Micro Organisms (IMO) are homemade microbe mixtures which foster rapid anaerobic digestion of waste to create and maintain a healthy deep bed litter flooring leaving behind a fertilizer rich material whilst ensure no smells or flies. The microbe mixtures are produced by fermenting natural plants with sugar.

  • Compiler: JOSELINE KASHAGAMA
Wooden water reservoir for  rain water harvesting.
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Wooden water reservoir for rain water harvesting. [Uganda]

A gutter system constructed on the farmer’s house-roof collects rainwater and directs it into a constructed reservoir raised off the ground with interior walls lined with water-proof tarpaulin. The reservoir has a maximum capacity of 8,000 liters of water; clean enough for irrigation, livestock and domestic use during seasons of …

  • Compiler: Aine Amon