The Hoe Does Not Lie

The Baganda, the largest first nation of Uganda, have a saying that: “enkumbi terimba”; which translated into English is: “the hoe does not lie”. The essence of “the hoe does not lie” encapsulates the fact that smallholder farming, moreover, using the handheld hoe, is the major source of food and livelihoods for Ugandans, countrywide. At … Continue reading The Hoe Does Not Lie

COLLECTIVE MARKETING FOR SMALL HOLDER FARMERS A SOLUTION FOR IMPROVING LIVELIHOODS

We sold our sorghum at 700 shillings per kilogram when other farmers in our area sold theirs at only 500 shillings per kilogram. Par Pi Ocan Farmer Field School (FFS) group comprises of 30 farmers (10 men and 20 women) who came together in 2009 to work as a group and to help each other. … Continue reading COLLECTIVE MARKETING FOR SMALL HOLDER FARMERS A SOLUTION FOR IMPROVING LIVELIHOODS