NAADS to promote greenhouse technology in the countryside.
August 3, 2011
FARMERS engaged in horticultural produce at sub-county levels are to be supported with green house technologies, the NAADS board chairman, Dr. Mwalimu Musheshe has said.
“The move is intended to boost productivity of horticultural produce (more…)
STOP DOUBLE TAX:-NAADS Farmers Ask
Farmers under the NAADS programme have condemned the continued taxation on agricultural products which leads to a double taxation on farmers. This was during the recently held National farmers Forum meeting at Colline hotel Mukono, the farmers presenting their views on improving the NAADS programme performance said this has greatly affected the programme in achieving its desired goals and led to failures in value for money. (more…)
District Information Officers Brought on Board
The Mission of NAADS is to increase farmers’ access to information, knowledge and technology for profitable agricultural production. To contribute to the attainment of this mission NAADS is undertaking a number activities including capacity building of key stakeholders in Information and communication.
Last week NAADS Secretariat concluded the training of District Information Officers (DIOs) and District NAADS Coordinators (DNCs). (more…)
NAADS gave me better knowledge
Kato Everest has been a farmer in NAADS since 2005 when the programme started in Ibanda District. He belongs to Rugaaga II goat farmers group which was registered with NAADS in Janaury 2005. (more…)
Former Soldier turns to Fish farming
He is a former soldier of the Kings African Rifles and by all means a very principled and hard working man. At 70 years, Mr. Apollo Ezati, a farmer from Lamila village in Terego district is not about to slow down. He aims to make sure his children and their children always have something to fall back to in life. Despite Terego district having no traditional fishing grounds, Mr. Ezati decided to exploit the abundant water resources of his village to start a fish farm. He started the enterprise in 1990, but the main breakthrough came with the registration of his group to access services under the NAADS programme. (more…)
Lira Farmer “The sweetness in bee keeping”
The twenty-year old war in Northern Uganda left many homes destroyed and people’s lives devastated. But Mr. Bosco Odong, a farmer located in Peyau Village, Roromero Parish, Aromo sub-county in Lira District always passionately hung on to a dream, inspired by the sweet memories of one day returning to his home in peace. (more…)
Charity begins at home; Hoima NAADS Coordinator lives by example
Dr. Scola Bwali, the Hoima District NAADS Coordinator, believes in the old adage charity begins at home. After years of field extension as a veterinary expert, Dr. Bwali finally decided to practice what she preached. She turned her house into a demonstration site for poultry rearing and tree seedling nursery. (more…)
Bushenyi Farmer – “my farm churns out cash!”
In its traditional meaning of the word, a factory is described as a building or buildings with facilities for manufacturing using power driven machinery. (more…)
Bee Keeping Encouraged me to be a Farmer and Enterpreneur
Mr. Francis Kasiimire, a member of the Kaanana Modern farmers Group exudes confidence as he goes about his daily routine, checking on his bee-hives. (more…)
Masaka teacher turns to pig farming
Forty-year old, Elizabeth Nakabuye was a teacher by profession before turning to farming but it was not a love for farming that made Nakabuye turn her back on the teaching profession. A single mother of four, Nakabuye was struggling to make ends meet with poor pay and a deteriorating health situation. She suffers from diabetes. (more…)