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Urban farming with sack gardening
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Urban farming with sack gardening [Uganda]

Sack gardening is a technology that consists of a series of sacks that are filled with manure, soil and small stones that enable water to drain, from the tops and sides of the sacks, often referred to as multi-stoney gardens to increase production.

  • Compiler: Babirye Irene
Taungya Agroforestry System for Increased Production, Food Security, Soil Fertility and Household Income
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Taungya Agroforestry System for Increased Production, Food Security, … [Uganda]

Taungya agro-forestry system (citrus,maize and cassava) involves the planting of crops in young tree plantations. The food crops are normally planted with trees to provide shade for the young seedlings especially during the dry season; the crop litter acts as mulch and compost after decomposition thereby regulating soil temperature, and …

  • Compiler: Jalia Namakula
Urban Farming with Mushroom Cultivation among Smallholder Farmers.
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Urban Farming with Mushroom Cultivation among Smallholder Farmers. [Uganda]

Mushroom (agaricus bisporus) cultivation is one of the profitable technologies promoted by small and medium scale farmers in urban setting fetching good returns on investment within a period of 30 days with the aim of obtaining tremendous nutritional benefits, employment and additional income gained by both farmers and suppliers of …

  • Compiler: Sarah Babirye
Compost Production Pits for Crop Production [Uganda]
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Compost Production Pits for Crop Production [Uganda] [Uganda]

Compost manure production is a sustainable land management practice promoted by small scale farmers by using banana, cassava, sweet potato peelings, jack fruit residues and food left overs. The aim is to improve soil fertility, increase agricultural production and household income. The technology makes nutrients more readily available to plants …

  • Compiler: Sarah Babirye
Small Scale Vegetable Garden for Home Consumption and Income
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Small Scale Vegetable Garden for Home Consumption and … [Uganda]

A vegetable garden (also known as a vegetable patch or vegetable plot) is a technology promoted by small and medium scale farmers in Western Uganda to grow vegetables and other plants namely spinach, egg plants, sukuma wiki, onions and tomatoes for human consumption and income usually established in backyards.

  • Compiler: PRISCILLA VIVIAN KYOSABA
Home Gardens
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Home Gardens [Uganda]

Home gardens provide low-income households with continuous food supply and increase the resilience of their livelihoods to climate change

  • Compiler: Bernard Fungo
Improved Tree Nursery Bed
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Improved Tree Nursery Bed [Uganda]

Improved fruit tree nursery is a technology comprising of grafted mangoes, grafted citrus, eucalyptus and pines, established with the aim of improving household income and promotion of agro-forestry farming systems within surrounding communities to achieve environmental conservation.

  • Compiler: Jalia Namakula
Teak-Based Afforestation for Timber Production
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Teak-Based Afforestation for Timber Production [Uganda]

Teak (Tectona grandis) is preferred as a timber species in northern Uganda because the tree species better endures drought conditions compared to other species such as Pine. A tree plantation of Teak is established mainly to provide timber but also sequester atmospheric carbon and act as wind break.

  • Compiler: Bernard Fungo