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In the thematic area of climate change and natural resource management by Volunteer Efforts for Development Concerns(VEDCO). There are some key findings found at Banda zone 3, which portray climate change has worsened. This is vividly seen on swamp reclamation and diversion of River “Kawooya” that has impeccably led to floods in this area. Banda

Luwero farmers reap big from healthy seedlings

Kamu Kalanzi is a vegetable farmer in Zirobwe, Luwero district. He has been growing green pepper for over six years. From the time he started growing vegetables, Kalanzi has always raised his own seedlings, which he grows in a nursery bed before transplanting them to the garden. For the first two years, however, the yields

Great work is always appreciated

Great work is always appreciated. VEDCO receives a token of appreciation in recognition to the great contribution to the promotion of agricultural extension and advisory services in Uganda.

VEDCO partners with Oxfam Uganda

VEDCO in partnership with Oxfam Uganda are implementing a three year project that aims at empowering Local and National Humanitarian actors in Uganda specifically targeting the districts of Kotido and Kaabong in Karamoja Sub Region, Arua and Koboko in West Nile Sub Region and Lamwo and Agago in Acholi Sub Region According to Steven Bwayo,

VEDCO launches sweet potato silage business centre

On 4th November 2016, VEDCO launched its silage business centre which is located at VEDCO offices in Kamuli District. An open day was also held that very day with theme, “Expanding utilization of roots, tubers and bananas and reducing their postharvest losses.” The silage business centre will be a place where communities in Kamuli can

VEDCO launches climate change project in Nakaseke District.

VEDCO in partnership with Network for Civil Society Organisations in Environment & Natural Resources Sector (ENR-CSO Network), Food and Agriculture organization (FAO) with funding from the Government of the Royal Kingdom of Belgium launched a project in Nakaseke district on Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change. Speaking during the district orientation meeting on 16th/June/2016, VEDCO Coordinator