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My journey in acquiring land for farming

As a respectable citizen, you ought to buy land, as the Hebrew proverb states “He is not a full man who does not own a piece of land.”  And the fact that land is considered a valuable investment as Mark Twain puts it clearly “Buy land, they’re not making it…
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Man cannot live without bees

When we started our farm in the early 1990s we found a lot of bees in the area, unfortunately, the bees have been destroyed to pave way for farming and human settlement. Many were destroyed by burning them! At the time wild bees were nesting in termites’ mounds, underground tunnels…
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Overcoming challenges in bee farming

We have noted that in the recent past years bee population is declining because of human activities through the cutting down of trees that act as their home and source of raw materials for making honey. According to researchers, the bee population is declining to the extent that only 60%…
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Backyard farming and its importance

Farming in limited space The majority of homes tend to imagine that they cannot engage in farming because they do not have land, forgetting the small underutilized spaces around their homes that can be used for backyard farming. Backyard farming is the practice of utilizing any kind of space available…
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Bamboo Farming Highlights

Originally bamboo was seen growing in the bushes as a wild plant. Growing bamboo on an individual basis was regarded as a tedious activity and one ought to have been so passionate about it but now due to available research it has been shown to have a number of benefits…
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Bamboo: Our miracle plant 

In Uganda, the trees and vegetation are getting destroyed at a fast rate to pave way for agriculture and infrastructure development with serious negative impacts on the climate.  As consequence, the pattern of rainfall in most parts of Uganda is becoming unreliable for growing crops. As our contribution to the…
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Bamboo farming

Growing of bamboo The bamboos belong to the grasses family and are the fastest-growing plants in the world there are over 10,000 species of bamboo. Bamboo can grow in any landscape including those that are considered degraded.  It can grow in sandy, stony, and sometimes water-logged areas. On our farm,…
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