Category: Agriculture Update

Top 5 Tech Innovations in Agriculture

Advances in technology are key to the future of agriculture as farmers strive to feed the world with limited natural resources There are an estimated 570 million farms in the world and, in a neat twist of number synergy, according to Valoral Advisors, funding rounds in technological innovations in agriculture and along the food value

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A number of countries are growing ginger (Zingiber officinale ) including china, Indonesia, Nigeria, Thailand and Uganda. Ginger is exported to Japan, Hong Kong, Britain Northern Ireland, Sudan and Congo. In Uganda (Kampala) ginger is brought in Owino, Nakasero and Bwaise markets. The major ginger growing districts in Uganda are: Gomba, Mpigi,  Wakiso, Mukono , Masaka 

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Towards ending hunger in Uganda amidst changing climate: re-imaging tasks ahead using the post 2015 global development agenda perspective.

Required policies and interventions Climate change is heavily impacting on farm yields thus threatening food and nutritional security affecting potentially 70% of the households in Uganda (Bagamba et al., 2014). Majority (95%) of the farming units are rain-fed with only 3% irrigated (Sridharan et al., 2019). There is need for policies and interventions to promote

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