Tuesday, November 19, 2019
A few years ago, Ibrahim Mabuye, a smallholder banana farmer in Rwencherwa village, Birere sub-county, in the western Uganda district of Isingiro, struggled with small-sized banana bunches in his two-acre plantation. While he knew how to clean suckers by paring before planting, he had minimal knowledge of other effective banana agronomic practices. Though he had heard of water and soil conversation practices such as mulching, digging trenches, manure application, etc and plantation management practices such as de-suckering and de-leafing, he hardly practiced them. As a consequence, most of the banana bunches, he harvested from his garden were undersized, low in…
From a local tourism point of view, Northern Uganda still largely remains uncharted territory.For the most part, awareness about the region’s best tourist gems such as the Murchison national park, Aruu falls, Fort Patiko, Solar Eclipse monument in Nyamuriya, Delta camping site, etc remains low;  yet, to all appearances, they are some of the most attractive and pristine tourist sites in Uganda. Riding on the Uganda Wildlife Authority bus with the rest of the Tulambule Northern Uganda team, a week and a half ago; brought me to that-low awareness-realization. From the conversations, I caught wind of, on the bus; I…
It has never been in doubt that Motor-mouthed Ugandan Kick boxer Golola Moses can set his wits to work. Metaphorically speaking, dude is a human tourist attraction, who, if given chance or occasion, can talk the hind legs of a donkey [Pun intended] and who in his own words, can make a woman pregnant by just his glance. With his spontaneous wit, gift of gab and with much needed adjustments to his wardrobe, Golola would do just good attracting-lady tourists to Uganda like moths to a flame. Anybody can get in on the Uganda tourism promotion act, whatever their hustle.…
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