Grow Hibiscus Sabdariffa and other high value crops for your good health and wealth

Ms. Norah Mukebezi Opiio spreading freshly harvested calyces of Hibiscus Sabdariffa to dry. Ms. Norah Mukebezi Opiio is an out-grower for hibiscus sabdariffa for Alinga Farms. She lives in Pallisa County in Pallisa District in Eastern Uganda. Alinga Farms, a Social Enterprise that is located in Kadoki Village, Akadot Parish, Pallisa Sub-County in Pallisa District, is … Continue reading Grow Hibiscus Sabdariffa and other high value crops for your good health and wealth

Youth in Agriculture for Food Security – Poultry and Sesame Production

Ayugi Gloria and Alum Vicky, two of the young adults participating in our “Mentoring young adults into innovators against poverty” project, have specific intentions to engage in agri-business throughout a value chain. Ayugi plans to utilise her newly acquired skills and knowledge from CPAR Uganda on how to prepare a cash flow, to “plan for … Continue reading Youth in Agriculture for Food Security – Poultry and Sesame Production

Youth in Agriculture for Food Security – Cattle Fattening

We are excited that some of the innovators participating in our “Mentoring young adults into innovators against poverty” project have specific intentions to engage in agri-business throughout a value chain. One of them is Isagara, who is originally from Kijunjubwa Village in Masindi District, is married in Acholi and is a resident of Pece Vangard … Continue reading Youth in Agriculture for Food Security – Cattle Fattening

COVID-19 and agriculture: Lessons from a Ugandan woman farming as a business

In memory of my late Mum, who was an agriculturalist, I do farming as a business. And I am happy that through our large scale banana growing innovation. we created employment; we fed the market and generated income; and we fed our fellow community members. And, importantly, also, we proved that it is feasible and … Continue reading COVID-19 and agriculture: Lessons from a Ugandan woman farming as a business

‘Living Positively with COVID-19’

Our Innovators, you adults whom we are mentoring under our project: "MENTORING YOUNG ADULTS INTO INNOVATORS AGAINST POVERTY", are busy innovating and transforming our Lira Centre into a vibrant learning centre that may actually become self-sustaining in the longer-term. Enon's FOODS IN LAWNS PROJECT is one such excellent project that our innovators have come up … Continue reading ‘Living Positively with COVID-19’

Value of Mutuba Trees

Backcloth is a major value which is derived from Mutuba trees alongside other values, including not limited to the following: Backcloth Making @ photo credit Fred Mutebi Shade for domestic animals; and for crops, such as coffee and banana plants.Fodder for domestic animals, for example goats and cows.Wind breakers, especially so for banana plantations.FodderLightening arrestorManure … Continue reading Value of Mutuba Trees

Bency’s Attitude for Surviving COVID-19

We, at CPAR Uganda, are in awe of Bency's tenacity and are inspired by her. Utilizing donations given to us, we have thus decided to provide a grant to Bency of the minimum capital that she requires to rebuild and re-establish her business. In addition to the small financial grant we are giving to Bency, we will continue to mentor Bency and to provide her with technical knowledge and linkages as articulated in our mentoring programme, the best as we can during these trying times.