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Dairy cattle fed with supplementary fodder

Dairy cattle fed with supplementary fodder [Ouganda]

Elephant grass (Pennisteum purpureum) and calliandra (Calliandra calothyrsus), are harvested and chopped using a chaff cutter to produce fodder for dairy cows. The chaff is then mixed with cotton seed cake, molasses and maize bran to improve palatability and nutrient quality for dairy cows. The cattle graze in paddocks during ...

  • Compiler: Aine Amon
Community development appraoch

Community development appraoch [Uganda]

The approach involves the community and other development partners identifying opportunities, challenges and appropriate solutions through collective action.

  • Compiler: Wilson Bamwerinde
Row planting of annual crops

Row planting of annual crops [Uganda]

In row planting, crops are planted according to the recommended agronomic spacing to ease management and obtain maximum yields per unit area.

  • Compiler: Kamugisha Rick Nelson
Soil and Water Conservation Channels

Soil and Water Conservation Channels [Uganda]

A soil and water conservation channel is an excavated trench along the contour with tie bands after an interval to trap water and soil which are being washed down the slopes by a downpour

  • Compiler: Philip Tibenderana
Bench Terracing

Bench Terracing [Uganda]

A bench terrace is an artificial horizontal strip dug across a steep landscape, with a riser ranging between 30 and 45 degrees. Bench terraces are constructed in series and help to minimize land degradation by rainwater runoff

  • Compiler: Philip Tibenderana