With increasing population, coupled with land shortage and weather variations, wetlands in Uganda have continued to face degradation due to mainly conversion for agricultural, industrial and settlement purposes.
Journal articlesRICEPublished dateWednesday, January 2, 2013 - 05:00
Journal articlesGender WETLANDS RICE Food security CULTIVATION SYSTEMS PLANT VARIETIES BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY Biodiversity Gender PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH CROP YIELD
Participatory identification of farmer acceptable improved rice varieties for rain-fed 683 lowland ecologies in Uganda
Rain-fed lowland rice production in Uganda is associated with field expansion rather than intensification. Consequently, farmers are encroaching on vulnerable ecologies, especially the wetlands.Published dateWednesday, January 2, 2013 - 05:00
Journal articlesFood security Environmental economics RAIN FED FARMING
The study mapped experiences of local people regarding food security; assessed the contribution of wetlands to food security; and determined factors that influence dependence on wetlands for food in Uganda, where local farmers are vulnerable to stPublished dateSaturday, March 2, 2013 - 05:00