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Biofuels take root in Uganda as experts warn of severe hunger

Mar 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Student Work

The motorbike trip to the remote village of Kimina in Masindi district is distressing; the road is narrow, potholed and dusty. After an hour of a draining ride, we “wake” up to the shock of a large plantation of ebiti (unknown trees), as they are commonly known in this part of western Uganda.



For Uganda, irrigation missing link to fighting hunger

Jan 14th, 2010 | By | Category: The African Connection

Joshua Kato, a Ugandan reporter and one of the Africa Reporting Project’s journalism partners, writes about how the country is experimenting with the use of irrigation to ensure food security.