Crotalaria-African leafy vegetable integrated cropping technology to control root knot Nematodes: A crop protection approach

Pest infestation can cause up to 30% leafy vegetable damages worldwide. Different pests are involved in such damages. One such common pest are the root knot nematodes. They damage the plant by colonizing its roots and causing root galls that…

Seedling multiplication of disease free cassava varieties to be accessible to rural farmers in arid and semi-arid region Taita Taveta

There is an urgent need to solve hunger, poverty and the problem of malnutrition that is prevalent among young children & women in Africa. Cassava, being a drought resistant plant, has a great potential to solve these problems in arid…

Conservation of indigenous edible crops for sustainable food and nutrition security

Indigenous food crops in Africa and Uganda to be specific provided a diversified food source for the poor rural communities in the previous years hence guaranteeing food security. However with the population pressure and focus on monetary gains, much focus…

Crop Protection Learning Center in Gulu, Uganda

Aware of the myriad of challenges and countless innovations in crop protection, I am establishing a collaborative learning and adaptation platform where farmers will innovate  and transfer locally, affordable, climate smart and environmentally sustainable solutions to protect crops from pests…

Integrated Pest and Disease Management through Agroforestry in Arid and Semi-Arid Environments

Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) are prone to pests and diseases due to high temperatures, long dry spells and low moisture contents. These conditions favour the survivability of many pest and disease pathogens and vectors which affect both crops and…