women farmers

Atimango Sharon raises a cassava stem tuber harvested from the joint farmers group garden. Photo credit: Oxfam
About the Project This is a 3-year Applied Research Fund project funded by NWO-WOTRO designed to improve the food and income security situation of 2,500 small holder farmers in Pader and Oyam districts in Northern Uganda. This project focuses on cassava, the most important staple crop in this...
The main objective of the Land Awareness Week (LAW) is to provide platforms for massive community awareness raising and community capacity strengthening on land rights, land governance, administration and land laws for effective and improved delivery and accountability in the land services.
Zawadi Esther harvesting cassava on her farm in Tiapi village, Ayavu Parish. The mother of five children supports her family with farming.
Land is a very vital resource in production, to be able to grow more food in order to improve nutrition and raise incomes; women need equal access to land and production services. Whereas women carry out the bulk of agricultural production
Climate change is the single biggest threat to fight hunger. For women producers it means investing their labour,time and money in vain. Adaptation therefore becomes crucial
The amount of international climate finance approved to help developing countries address the impacts of climate change increased eightfold between 2008 and 2012. However, in Uganda little is known about financing climate change adaptation activities, as well as its effectiveness in delivery. For...
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