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Firelines For Tree Protection
technologies

Firelines For Tree Protection [Uganda]

Fire lines are established at the boundary between tree plantations to guard against wild forest fires that destroy the valuable tree species

  • Compiler: Kamugisha Rick Nelson
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
Barley fodder management for livestock production among smallholder farmers
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Barley fodder management for livestock production among smallholder ... [Uganda]

Barley fodder technology is a livestock feed that grows under a hydroponic system. This green feed is highly palatable, rich in protein and energy yet cost-effective. It takes few days to maturity (5-6 days) and can be grown in a smaller area. One kilogram of barley seeds can yield up ...

  • Compiler: Sarah Babirye
Home Garden Drip Irrigation
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Home Garden Drip Irrigation [Uganda]

Plastic tanks of 50 to 100 liters of water with taps are placed on high platforms. Perforated plastic tubes allow water to flow and drip irrigate vegetable patches. Home gardening, once established can be carried out throughout the year.

  • Compiler: betty adoch
Low-cost solar drier for preserving crop produce
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Low-cost solar drier for preserving crop produce [Uganda]

A portable wooden frame solar drier with polythene cover used for drying low moisture content crop produce such as chili and maize. The crop is placed inside the drier and takes 2-3 days to dry depending on the humidity and moisture content at harvest.

  • Compiler: Sunday Balla Amale
Ficus Natalensis Agroforestry System
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Ficus Natalensis Agroforestry System [Uganda]

Ficus natalensis based agroforestry system protects crops on windy hill slopes facing Lake Victoria and reduce runoff towards the meandering Kagera River Valley.

  • Compiler: Wilson Bamwerinde
Tree farming
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Tree farming [Uganda]

the SWC technology entails growing of markhamia lutea trees like food crops involving application of manure and mulch.

  • Compiler: Alex Lwakuba
Percolation pits
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Percolation pits [Uganda]

A percolation pit is an excavation in the ground in the pathway of water runoff to intercept the flow of the water and thereby reduce erosion and destruction of crops, settlements and other infrastructure downstream

  • Compiler: Philip Tibenderana