GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES FOR MAIZE PRODUCTION Pre-planting activities Pre-planting activities determine the success of establishment of maize field and future of yield quality and quantity. It is critical that a farmer is acquainted with these activities before planting if he/her is to benefit from the enterprise. Site selection Soils and substrates Land Preparation Seed… Read More
Agripoint Initiatives in partnership with Afro-Kai Uganda Limited conducted Business Development training for smallholder farmers cooperatives in Fort Portal. The training with the overall objective to help small scale farmers organized in cooperatives to know how to make money in farming, save and re-invest in agriculture occurred for a period of 2 days. At least a total of 5… Read More
Much of the Agripoint Initiatives training focused on helping the smallholder farmers to know how to make money in farming, manage money and reinvest. The training conducted was participatory and delivered closed to farmer’s homes. Although it was harvesting period – a busy time for farmers in the area, a reasonable number participated fully and… Read More
Nwoya curved from Amuru district consist of 10 sub-counties with about 120 smallholder farmer groups/cooperatives. The district has the great potential to improve the livelihoods and rural economy due to the presence of well drained fertile soils conducive for most of the crops. Smallholder farmers in the area cultivate maize, rice, sorghum, groundnuts, beans and… Read More
After a one-day successful training of 4 smallholder cooperatives with total number of 45 members on Saturday 15/7/2023 in Kyakangado Village, Kirandongo subcounty, Kiryandongo district, Mr. Keyura David smallholder and a chairperson of Tusangukengane Saving group, Nakayigo Grace a chairperson of Kabarole Saving group, Arechope Christine a chairperson of Nyakagando Tweyombemke group shared their milestones… Read More
Agripoint Managing Director: Humphrey Mutaasa, represents the Agribusiness private sector in a ministerial sector discussion at Ministry of Finance, planning and economic development in Kampala city recently. The Discussions were focused on how to strategically support the sector for sustainable economic growth, job creation.