Over 80% farmers in Kigezi region are involved in the production of Irish Potatoes for both food and income security. The production of Irish potatoes in Kigezi region accounts for 60% of the national potato production. A number of potato varieties are grown including Kinigye, Rwangume, Rutuku, Victoria, Katch Pot 1 and Rwashakyi. However, farmers
Exelas banana juice experienced strong demand in 2014 leaving EHC able to produce only a fraction of the juice needed in order to satisfy the market. As a result we plan to upgrade our production capacity to a total of 2.5 million liters annually by building a 1.6 million dollar juice factory in Mbarara. Aside
Farmer field school (FFS) is an agricultural and empowerment approach used in an extension program where a group of farmers learn together, study their production environment and constraints and identify the solutions to their problems. The approach emphasizes joint analysis, learning and creative ways of handling farming business. The farmer field school approach is very
As a way to make hunger history through Agroforestry for Improved Food Security, Income and Ecosystem Management (AFFSEM) project supported by Gorta through Excel Hort Consult Ltd whose purpose is to; Strengthening Farmer institutional development and good governance, Improved food security and income generation among households and Enhance biodiversity conservation and ecosystem of lake Bunyonyi.
Excel Hort Consult in partnership with Share An Opportunity Uganda with support from Help A Child Netherlands has been implementing the project Agribusiness Value Chain Development for improved Livelihoods in Kolir sub county Bukedia District Eastern Uganda to compliment SAO’s agribusiness component of Teso vulnerable child project. This project commenced in 2012 operating in four