ICT ADOPTION IN RURAL COMMUNITIES

Agriculture being the most important sector in many national economies plays an important role in the development of many nations with majority of the rural population depending on it. The traditional approaches to Agriculture normally used by rural dwellers in many developing nations has got numerous challenges in terms of production, market and profit reliability […]

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WOUGNET’s Agricultural Interventions in Improving Livelihoods of the Rural Population amidst the Current COVID-19 Global Pandemic

Agriculture is one of the most widespread activities in the world today and plays a significant role in food production, environmental protection, landscape preservation, rural employ­ment and food security. Agricultural activities differ through­out; For instance, there are different elements such as, the scale of farming, Intensity of farming, crop and livestock combinations, ways and means […]

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ICT Integration Into The Ugandan Agricultural Sector

We observe that ICT integration into the Ugandan Agricultural sector is still in its infancy stage and the www.wougnet.org implemented ERIGNU project approach is one of the few clear early success stories as evidenced by the Uganda Communication Commission study on the state of ICT4Agric Innovations in Uganda, 2019. The development and promotion of the […]

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Gender in Agriculture and Rural Development

Agriculture is one of the most widespread activities in the world and has a crucial role in food production, environmental protection, landscape preservation, rural employ­ment and food security. Agriculture is not uniform through­out; there are different elements such as: the scale of farming, Intensity of farming, crop and livestock combinations, ways and means of disposal […]

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ERIGNU FARMERS UTILIZING ICTs IN THEIR RURAL AREAS

For the full benefits of information and communication technologies and skills to be more effective in the rural areas, ICT trainings must be conducted to equip the rural population with knowledge on how to fully utilize the different available ICTs accessible to them. Training in ICTs, to a greater extent, narrows the digital gap between […]

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ERIGNU National Stakeholders’ Workshop

Taking place in Kampala, Uganda today is the @WOTRO applied research fund National Stakeholders Workshop being facilitated by http://www.wougnet.org. The main objectives of the workshop are :- 1. Sharing insights concerning the project deliverables and impact the project has created within the communities where it was implemented. 2. To draw conclusions and recommendations concerning the […]

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DAY 1 : ERIGNU Gender Advocacy and Empowerment Workshop

Currently on-going under the ERIGNU project are “Gender and Empowerment ” workshops in the project districts of Apac , Kole and Lira,being implemented by http://www.wougnet.org .The Workshops kick-started in Apac district , will take place in Kole and Lira on the 17th and 18th respectively. Gender roles in agriculture can be affected by so many […]

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National Stakeholder Workshop for the project ”Enhancing Rice-Green Gram Productivity in Northern Uganda” (ERIGNU)

Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) with kind support from NWO-WOTRO and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign affairs has been implementing the project on Enhancing Rice-Green Gram Productivity (ERIGNU) in Northern Uganda, in collaboration with the National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO), Makerere University, and The Netherlands Development Organization (SNV). As part of knowledge sharing and accelerating […]

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