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Uganda Christian University, Mukono, Uganda, Department of Agricultural and Biologicial Sciences Bishop Tucker Road, P.O. Box 4

News and Events Highlights

  • Ongoing S.aethiopicum germplasm evaluation under controlled conditions
  • African Indigenous Vegetable demonstration plots at the Department of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Uganda Christian University
  • Demonstration garden: Water stress trial: Well-watered plants Vs Stressed plants
  • Thinning on going by one of the farmers
  • Seed regeneration field in Ntawo skills Center

Our Projects

PAEPARD HIGHLIGHTS

Vegetables increased income for farming communities

Vegetables increased income for farming communities

Vegetables business in the Jinja, Mbale and Wakiso increased income and nutrition for the farming...

Student Poster Presentation

Student Poster Presentation

A student under the PAEPARD project makes a poster presentation during the just concluded end of project...

PEAPARD Project Field visit by partners in Jinja farming Communities

PEAPARD Project Field visit by partners in Jinja farming Communities

On the 6th July 2018, after the PEAPARD end of project dissemination workshop in Kampala Uganda...

The charcoal cooler

The charcoal cooler

The charcoal cooler- an appropriate technology that was piloted with farmers in Jinja and Wakiso to...

post harvest handling

post harvest handling

Hands on training on post harvest handling technologies

National Jinja Agricultural Trade Show

National Jinja Agricultural Trade Show

An empowered farmer training others on the importance of indigenous vegetables and their agronomy at the...

M&E Visit by FARA team to Butiki Kyekidde

M&E Visit by FARA team to Butiki Kyekidde

M&E Visit by FARA team to Butiki Kyekidde Farmers group under the PAEPARD Project

Agro-Chemical Use Training

Agro-Chemical Use Training

Project effort in championing a campaign on proper agro-chemical use. [Photo]:Farmer groups in Jinja being...

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Voices from the field: Our Testimonies

We noticed the number of households consuming vegetables (3-7 times a week) had increased from 20% to 47%.

Dr. John JagweProject Partner, Farmgain Africa

The AIV impact has potential to be scaled up and our especially in Sub-Saharan Africa where addressing agriculture and nutrition challenges still remain.

Dr. Elizabeth Balyejusa KizitoPrincipal Investigator, UCU

The PAEPARD Research has provided a profound sense of awareness on use and consumption of AIV in Uganda

Rev. Dr. John SsenoyiVice Chancellor, UCU

My appreciation to the team for the contribution made to proper nutrition in our communities.

Well done!

Kasule IvanNutritionist

This is an important undertaking for the survival of our indigenous vegetable species. Thanks to the Team.

Kagwa AndrewReader

Indigenous vegetable species have proved resistant to hash weather and Pests.

Nabadda OliverFarmer