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Improving rural economic welfare, Uganda

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Nakalongo Producer and Marketing Cooperative Society Ltd

Who are you trying to help? What issue are you trying to address?

Many regions and districts of Uganda offer fertile land and plenty of markets for food products. This provides substantial potential for increasing the agricultural production in those regions and districts. Our Co-operative is focused and development based on solid experience and adapted to local conditions. Achieving good results in agricultural production is about doing the things right – and doing the right things. We hope that our project especially will benefit the youth (through job creation), women rights (through upgrading their skills) and overall improving and benefiting the agriculture in our district.

What is your project and how will it help?

Our project is detailed below:

- Sensitization and creation of awareness to farmers the importance of the arable land which they own

- Help farmers have access to business information, allowing them to access a better market and securing their production

- Finance information to make farmers have access to needed finance to boost production

- Technological information to help farmers get appropriate technology

- Trainings to help farmers acquire skills necessary to match with the required standards to compete effectively nationally and internationally

- Exchange programmes which will enable farmers from Nakalongo visit other farmers for better learning, showcasing and benchmarking

- Linkages which will help to increase production and eventually income levels

Youth Intervention:
- Settle the youth on the land
- Provide gainful employment for the youth in agricultural pursuits
- To harness youthful talents and skills into productive agriculture

Women Intervention:
- To upgrade the skills of unemployed women
- To alleviate unemployment amongst women
- To train women in gainful employment
- To assist women in cooperatives ventures

Future Desired Position:
-Get a basic insight into the economy in regards to the production of animals and agricultural crops
-Optimize yield in production
-Manage livestock and agriculture production
-Calibrate production in accordance with changing environment and conditions
-Store product in accordance with standards
-Handle pesticides and fertilizers
-Plan and carry out work at the establishment, maintenance and harvesting of agricultural crops
- Preparation of field, fertilizer and spray plans and use of decision support systems

How can other people partner with you on your project?

-Financial support
-Human support
-Material support
-Visits

Please detail the resources that you need.

Amount needed is $200,000


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Africa: Uganda

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Agriculture, aquaculture and forestry; Community development; Education and training;...show all (6)

Responses

  • Contact details exchanged
    11 May 2015 12:31 GMT

    Billion Actions
    (Unverified non-profit organisation)

    S. Utama says: (THERE ARE MILLION OF NGO BEHIND) NOW WE ALSO INVITE YOU JOIN TO BUILD WORLD NGO CENTRAL BANK TO FUNDING ALL NGO AND HUMANITY ACTIVITIES, IN EMERGENCY TO HELP THREE BILLION PEOPLE LIVE IN POVERTY, HOMELESSNESS, UNEMPLOYED AND INJUSTICE IN THE WORLD WAR WITH GLOBAL WARMING.

    Would you please inform this to all of your colleagues and let us stand up together with our organization to realize this...