Uganda

This page brings together ILRI and partner resources on Uganda. Click different tabs to see news items, research outputs, journal articles, video materials and presentations as well as ILRI projects and people related to Uganda. See ILRI research on other countries

On 3–4 May 2016, policymakers from climate change departments of Kenya and Uganda met with scientists from CCAFS and ILRI for discussions on development of regional greenhouse gas inventories. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, May/2016
This report provides summary information of the farmers participating in the EADD longitudinal survey. The analysis is drawn from data gathered during the farmer recruitment survey. Section 2 of the report provides a brief on the survey methodology, while sections 3 and 4 provide regional and country specific summary statistics. Continue reading →
ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, May/2016
On 3 and 4 May 2016, policy makers from climate change departments of Kenya and Uganda met with scientists from the Mazingira Centre, and the coordination team from the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) for discussions on development of regional GHG inventories. Continue reading →
Livestock system and environment , May/2016
In this study, the nutritional values and seasonal availability of 43 local feed ingredients for pigs in Uganda, were estimated based on nutrient analyses and literature values, information needed to develop low-cost balanced rations for pigs on smallholder farms. Continue reading →
Livestock Feed and Fodder blog, May/2016
On 26 April 2o16, the Uganda smallholder pig value chains project hosted a delegation from the Irish Embassy in Uganda. Led by Frank Kirwan, the embassy’s Head of Cooperation and Daniel Muwolobi, Senior Governance Advisor, the delegation sought to assess the outcomes of the interventions of the MorePORK project, funded by Irish Aid under its Economic Opportunities cluster. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Apr/2016
In Uganda, pig multi-stakeholder platforms in the the central region of the country have embraced the opportunities presented by smartphones enhance communication and knowledge sharing. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Apr/2016
Smallholder dairy farmers participating in Kenya and Uganda are set to benefit from an innovative and interactive mobile-based system allowing them to effectively record farm events and gain access to productivity-enhancing information and services. Continue reading →
ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, Apr/2016
In 2015, ILRI scientists leading small ruminant and pig health projects in Ethiopia and Uganda took a special interest in the (human) gender dimensions of their projects. Working with the Livestock and Fish Gender Initiative, veterinarians Barbara Wieland and Michel Dione carried out further gender analysis in their projects to discover ways this could improve the design and delivery of animal health gains to the communities they work with. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Apr/2016
When she chose to spend her sabbatical in 2014 conducting research at the BecA-ILRI Hub, Jacinta Akol from the National Crops Resources Research Institute in Uganda had no idea that this research would win her international awards. During the Firs...
Beca-ILRI Hub, Mar/2016
A recent study of ‘Perceptions and practices of farmers on the utilization of sweetpotato, and other root tubers, and banana for pig feeding in smallholder crop-livestock systems in Uganda’ calls for further exploration of strategies to conserve such crop residues during the harvest period to reduce waste and improve incomes for smallholder pig farmers in Uganda. Continue reading →
Livestock Feed and Fodder blog, Jan/2016

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Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
Asaah Ndambi
Livestock Scientist
Brian Kawuma
Communications Specialist
Christine Atherstone
consultant
Eliza Smith
Research Fellow
Emily Awuor Ouma
Agricultural Economist
Florence Mutua
post doctoral scientist
Kristina Roesel
Coordinator "Safe Food, Fair Food" project
Michel Mainack Dione
Animal Health Scientist
Peter Lule Mulindwa
Research Technician

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