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Adoption of rooted apical cuttings improves the availability of high-quality seed in southwestern Uganda

Frank Kakuru, Kigezi Farmers’ Resource Centre;  Alex Barekye, Principal Research Officer at National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO), former Director of Kachwekano Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute (KaZARDI)  Pieter Wauters, formerly with International Potato Center in Uganda  Background  Potato is an important food and cash crop in Uganda. Traditionally grown by smallholder farmers in…

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Joint Efforts Address Smallholder Potato Production in Northwestern Uganda

Anna Odubi, Chairperson of ZODFA and Ojebu Women Group.

Claus Opio, Program Officer, ZODFA Peter Van Erum (Peter.van.erum@trias.Ngo), Regional Partnership Manager, Trias East Africa Background Potatoes are mainly grown in the higher altitude regions of southwestern Uganda but also in parts of the east and the northwest. One such area in the northwest is Zombo District in the West Nile subregion of Uganda. Zombo…

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