Tag: Indigenous Knowledge

Improving productivity of indigenous chicken in Northern Uganda


By Christine Nakkazi Over 80% of rural households in Northern Uganda keep chicken, mostly local breeds kept under the free-range production system. However, these indigenous chicken exhibit low turnover and low growth rate due to poor management and inadequate feeding which challenges their ability to play their role as sources of food security and income. The Enhancing Local Chicken Productivity through Strategic Breeding and … Read More Improving productivity of indigenous chicken in Northern Uganda

AgShare: Working with farming communities to document Agricultural Indigenous Knowledge


The College of Computing and Information Sciences and College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences of Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda are participating in the Agshare II Project. This component of Agshare II has resulted in the documentation of agricultural indigenous knowledge through working with farming communities, students and academic faculty. Selected students with computer and agricultural related background have participated in field-based participatory action … Read More AgShare: Working with farming communities to document Agricultural Indigenous Knowledge

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