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)…

THE GOVERNMENT MINISTER SAYS GREAT WORK!

Hon. Rebecca Otengo - Minister of State for Northern Uganda – paid a visit to a project that was implemented by CPAR Uganda in Agago. The Project: “Improving Food Security and Agricultural Livelihoods of War Affected Communities” was supported under…

A Case for Agricultural Centres of Excellence (ACEs) for Uganda

Over 80 percent of Ugandans live in rural areas and are engaged in farming. Uganda’s rural economy is in fact characterised by communities trading in agricultural produce, especially food items. In essence, seemingly, every farmer in Uganda is a business…

Farmers First

Farmers First was a five-year programme (May 2009 to June 2014) and was designed to improve and diversify the on-farm production of rural farming households in four African countries, including Uganda. At its core was a series of activities designed…