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
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 the Government of Uganda’s Agricultural Livelihoods Recovery Programme (ALREP) that was funded by the European … Continue reading THE GOVERNMENT MINISTER SAYS GREAT WORK!
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 to expand the choices and opportunities for farmers to engage in and to lead competitive … Continue reading Farmers First
An analysis of 1,770 kilograms of maize that the participating households planted on a sample of 292 acres of land indicates that they harvested 110,000 kilograms; meaning that they realised a multiplication ratio of over 1:62.