Research and Development

THEME: Research and Development

Research Projects and Collaborations

1. Climate Smart Agro-ecology Project

Goal
To enhance the adaptation capacity of smallholder households by reducing their vulnerability resulting from land degradation and climate variability while contributing to environmental sustainability of Lake Victoria and Mabamba Bay Ramsar Site.

Research Focus
To determine the effectiveness of biochar in enhancing crop production at farm level.

Collaboration Institutions
Makerere University College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Nature Palace Foundation

People
Research Student: Mr. Yusuf Mutyaba (MSc. Soil Science)
Advisors: Prof. Moses Tenywa Makooma (Makerere University), Mr. David Nkwanga (Nature Palace Foundation, and Dr. Jerome Lugimira (National Environment Management Authority).

Main Funder: UNDP (NFP).

Useful Links:  (1) http://www.npfug.net (2) http://www.caes.mak.ac.ug