• 29 Jul 2015

    Biomass is a diverse resource and is easy to harness because unlike some other forms of renewable energy it is not site specific. Fortunately, Uganda has a comparative advantage in harnessing this resource because the soils and climatic conditions provide excellent growth conditions.

  • 9 Oct 2013

    In 2010, Uganda was ranked second highest producer of beans after Tanzania in the East Africa Community region. Beans provide 25% of the total dietary calorie intake and 45% of the protein intake.

  • 9 Oct 2013

    Honey production in Uganda is largely organic and still very low compared to domestic demand with more consumers substituting sugar for honey in their diets due to perceived medicinal value.

  • 9 Oct 2013

    In Uganda, rice is the second most important cereal crop after maize in terms of production volume. It is mostly grown by smallholders for income although some of household production is retained for consumption. However, Uganda is a net importer of rice since domestic demand exceeds its supply/production.

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