Planting Season
Farmers in Busembatia plant their Rice at the beginning of the first season
Green Gram garden
Proper planting methods for green gram ensure better yields
Youth Farmers
Youth in eastern Uganda Prepare a rice garden
Swamp for Rice
Rice growing in swampy areas has proved to produce betterr yields
Field Inspection
Farmer looks on as members of the ERIGNU team inspect his garden

ERIGNU Project Overview

Poverty levels in the northern Uganda remain the highest in the nation (UBOS, 2016). Rice, a strategic crop in the national agricultural development strategy and a key crop in the multi-annual-strategic plan of the Dutch Embassy in Kampala has very low average yields from farmlands in northern Uganda. ReadMore

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Community Based
Seed Systems

ICTs for Rice
and Green Gram

Women Economic
Empowerment

Rice-Green Gram
Cropping Systems

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Farmers of Lira, Apac and Kole district in Northern Uganda Embraces Improved green grams Varieties

For a very long time famers from northern Uganda have been cultivating green gram, traditionally known as choroko in langi, it has been grown and consumed for a long time in the re... Read More

Latest News from ERIGNU

ERIGNU project inception meeting pictorial

The Enhancing Rice-Greengram productivity in Northern Uganda (ERIGNU) project in Uganda is funded by the Applied Research Fund (ARF). Project partners include WOUGNET, Makerere Uni... Read More

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