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Compost Production Pits for Crop Production [Uganda]

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

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.

Home Gardens

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

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

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
Farmer-Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR)

Farmer-Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) [Uganda]

Farmer-managed natural regeneration is a low-cost, sustainable land restoration technique involving the re-growth of trees from tree stumps and seedlings in the wild.

  • Compiler: Bernard Fungo
Multi-Canopy Agroforestry

Multi-Canopy Agroforestry [Uganda]

Trees of various sizes are integrated with crops such as coffee and/or banana, maize and beans such that each group of plants occupies a specific vertical position and competition for vertical space is minimized

  • Compiler: Bernard Fungo