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Resilient conservation farming systems and land degradation in Bungokho Mutoto Ridge of Mt. Elgon Watershed, Eastern Uganda
(Medwell Journals, 2008)
With reference to sustaining the mountainous farming systems in eastern Uganda, this study presents some insights into the prime ecological and economic impacts of land degradation in Bunghoko Mutoto ridge of Mt. Elgon ...
Agroforestry potential of Acacia Senegal in the rangelands of Luwero and Nakasongola Districts
(National Agricultural Research Organisation, 2005)
Agroforestry potential of Acacia Senegal in the rangelands of Luwero and Nakasongola Districts was assessed between November 2002 and February 2003. Proportion of farmland under A. Senegal was assessed by farm transect ...
Agroforestry practices in the buffer zone area of Mt Elgon National Park, Eastern Uganda
In this study, we investigated the attitude of local people towards the contribution of agroforestry practices to socioeconomic development in the buffer zone area of Mt Elgon National Park, Uganda. Primary data were ...
Commercialization of ruspolia nitidula (Nsenene Grasshoppers) in Central Uganda.
(Agea, J. G., Biryomumaisho, D., Buyinza, M., Nabanoga, G.N. (2008). Commercialization of ruspolia nitidula (Nsenene Grasshoppers) in Central Uganda. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development (AJFAND), 8(3) 319-33, 2008-09)
Trade in Ruspolia nitidula commonly known as grasshopper and locally known, as Nsenene is becoming a valuable source of income for many poor people in central Uganda, which although modest in terms of monetary value, could ...
Farmers' perception of the relevance of agricultural technologies under Plan for Modernization of Agriculture in Uganda
(National Agricultural Research Organisation, 2006-09)
This paper investigates the farmers' awareness and perception of the relevance of agricultural technologies under the Plan for Modernization of Agriculture (PMA). A survey was conducted between July and October 2003 in the ...
Farmers' adoption of rotational woodlot technology in Kigorobya Sub-County of Hoima District, Western Uganda
(Ethnobotany Research & Applications, 2008)
This paper evaluates, using logistic and multiple regression analyses, the socio-economic factors that influence farmers’ decisions to adopt rotational woodlot technology in the farming systems of Uganda, based on a household ...
Gender mainstreaming and community participation in plant resource conservation in Buzaya county, Kamuli district, Uganda
(Blackwell Publishing, 2007)
The distribution of property rights to land and natural resources underlies the differential control of men and women over productive resources. This article investigates the role played by women in conservation of plant ...
Site specific soil conservation strategies around Mt. Elgon National Park, Eastern Uganda
(Medwell Journals, 2007)
This study investigates the site specific soil conservation strategies adopted by farmers to control land degradation around Mt. Elgon National Park, Uganda. Primary data were obtained through household survey conducted ...
The effects of crop raiding on household food security in the Albertine rift : a case study of Queen Elizabeth National Park, western Uganda
We examined the effects of crop raiding by wild animals on household food security of the people in two sub counties adjacent to Queen Elizabeth National Park in Western Uganda. Data were collected from 541 households using ...
Economics of land degradation in mid-hills of Mt. Elgon watershed, Eastern Uganda
(J. Soil Nature, 2010-07-15)