Enhancing nutrition security and incomes through adding value to indigenous vegetables in East and Central Uganda

Title: Enhancing nutrition security and incomes through adding value to indigenous vegetables in East and Central Uganda. Partners: Uganda Christian University, FARMGAIN AFRICA, CHAIN UGANDA, Natural Resources Institute / University of Greenwich UK Duration: September 2014 – September 2017 Funding: € 250,000 Funded by EU through Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) under the Promotion of African…

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CAPCA and CARITAS MADDO

CAPCA is the development arm of the Central Archdiocesan Province and is currently implementing CAPCA III project, a market oriented agricultural development intervention. The project covers seven agencies in the districts of Wakiso, Mpigi, Butambala, Mukono, Nakaseke, Luweero, Rakai, Bukomansimbi and Mubende districts. The project targets a total of 26 farmers Associations comprising 6,480 households…

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Humid Tropics Program

In August 2015, Farmgain Africa Ltd. together with partners in the Humidtropics innovation platform in Kiboga and Kyankwanzi district successfully facilitated a negotiation between an institutional buyer (ARUWE) and farmer groups to purchase soybean which had been grown by farmers in the first Season of 2015. This is a major breakthrough in our market linkage…

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Market Research and Market Linkages

Self Help Uganda, Under the Seed enterprise development project (SEED) and the Climate change by Bee keeping project (CAB), provided Farmgain Africa with funds and implemented a training on Market information, data collection, computation, analysis and dissemination for SHA staff and enumerators from 8 farmers associations in Kumi, Bukedea, Ngora, and Kayunga districts. It was…

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Market Survey and development of marketing strategy for Agency for ARIRD

Agency for Integrated Rural Development (AFIRD) with funding from GORTA is implementing food and nutrition security project in Masulita sub-county of Wakiso district aiming at building the capacity of farmers to access markets for their produce in order to obtain a strong food and nutrition security system. It is against this background that AFIRD sought…

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Farm Radio International /African Farm Radio Research Initiative (AFRRI)

Farm Radio International in partnership with World University Service of Canada (WUSC) implement the African Farm Radio Research Initiative (AFRRI) that aimed at gathering, implementing ,evaluating and sharing best practices for using radio based communication strategies to enhance food security in five countries in Africa including Uganda, Malawi, Tanzania, Mali and Ghana. AFRRI offered capacity…

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(CAPCA) Central Archdiocesan Province of Caritas Association

Commodity market identification and Market Linkages via SMS Platform. CAPCA granted Farmgain Africa granted funds to carry out a training intended to equip CAPCA staff and partners with practical skills required to establish and operate a community based market information system in their localities. The training workshop had 28 participants Currently 496 CAPCA lead farmers…

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