Farmer-led soil innovations to sustain food production in Uganda
Aim: Establish the relationship between promising initiatives in the domain of Conservation Agriculture, the productivity of the farming systems and the sustainability and resilience of its land management; identify and develop methods for improving the effectiveness, sustainability and resilience of the local Conservation Agriculture initiatives; pursue capacity building trajectories for extension services and incorporate best methods in the farmer support and dissemination mechanisms.
Objective: combat food insecurity for rural households.
Method: Participatory on-farm field testing, evaluations and fine-tuning with local farmers.
Dutch policy goal: Increase sustainable food production.
Duration: July 2014 – July 2017