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Farmer-led soil innovations to sustain food production in Uganda

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Project description

Duration: July 2014 – July 2017. This project has been finalized.

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.

Country: Uganda

Dutch policy goal: Increase sustainable food production.

 

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