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Irrigation for a Sustainable Agricultural Development in Uganda

By Winnie Watera On June 12, 2017

It is an undoubted fact that agriculture has the potential to contribute to sustainable and broad based economic growth in Africa. However, this promise is thwarted by the incessant reliance on nature’s rain, which unfortunately, has become precarious because of...

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Enhancing the Ugandan youth participation in the agricultural sector

By Donnas Ojok On September 1, 2016

The challenge of low interest of young people to get involved in the agricultural sector is fast becoming a continental wide concern. This concern is even flagrant in Uganda where a staggering 78% of the population is below 30 years...

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Agricultural Coops and Fair Trade: Tackling the agricultural investment dilemma

By Donnas Ojok On August 13, 2016

It is generally believed that agricultural cooperatives offer a natural entrepreneurial solution to the problems of poverty faced by millions in the developing world. The argument goes that these coops allow even the least literate smallholders to gain market access...

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