The Lira-Amach Earth Market producers sharing the opportunities and challenges in their Earth Market with our colleague Isaac who is currently conducting a technical visit to Lango Sub Region. This Earth Market is doing tremendously linking small scale producer to customers who get fresh seasonal traditional food products at fair prices. #SupportSmallScaleProducers #SaveBiodiversity ... See MoreSee Less
Some of our farmers from Buikwe District traveled to Hoima district for an exchange visit to learn and acquire experiences from their fellow farmers who are managing the Hoima Community Seed Bank. This visit aimed at helping them replicate the idea of managing seed banks hence making it easy for them to have the practical knowledge on how to maintain community seed banks. Currently there are six community seed banks established by the food communities in Buikwe with the purpose of multiplying traditional and indigenous seeds within the communities around the district. This is one of the ways of preserving our local food biodiversity. ... See MoreSee Less
"Mr. Speaker Honorable Councilors Ladies and Gentleman
I rise under section 38 of the Local Governments Act Cap 243 to table the Food, Nutrition Security and Environment Management Ordinance 2019.
This ordinance is to provide for improved agricultural production, food and nutrition security, house hold incomes, environment and natural resources in Buikwe District and shall be implemented by technical team and political leadership at all levels with support from CSOs, Private sectors, cultural institutions, religious leaders and other stakeholders.
Mr. Speaker, I beg to table".
Said Hon. Nambatya Sauya, Secretary Production, Buikwe District as she was moving a motion on the Buikwe District Food, Nutrition and Environment Management Ordinance 2019 before the council held today 26th September 2019. ... See MoreSee Less