Local Private Enterprise Charts Course to Increase Food Production in Buikwe District

By DailyNewsUG Regional News Correspondent, Pandemic-related restrictions mean there’s interest in boosting local food initiatives in the country and the COVID-19 pandemic is cause for new initiatives to increase its local food supply. Food insecurity is a critical problem affecting about 6.3% of the households in Uganda, with about 21% of the remaining households on the brink of becoming food insecure due to poverty, inequality and drought-related extreme weather events. Until recently, studies have shown that the semi-arid areas of Uganda experience food insecurity more than other parts of the…

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