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To improve nutrition through increased awareness and vegetable consumption, the Department of Agriculture and Biological Sciences participated in a training of support staff on the UCU campus on vegetable production in home gardens was conducted on 21st August 2019. This was a practical training and participants were able to make sac and container gardens. At

Two UCU staff participated in a training on gender-responsive plant breeding that was held from 22-31 July 2019 at Makerere University. This training aimed at equipping researchers to create more inclusive and effective agricultural systems by addressing the priority of both women and men in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Two MSc and seven undergraduate students were attached to Kumi and Serere sub-counties where they provided agricultural extension services for three months (May-July, 2019). The undergraduate students were hosted by households within in the farming communities and interacted with the farmers on aspects of the food and nutrition security, transfer of improved agricultural innovations as