Farmers report better harvests, reducing their need to turn more land into crop fields
By Sarah Mawarere for UBC Radio in Uganda
In eastern Uganda’s Elgon region, extreme climate events like landslides, floods and excessive run-off degrades land. The Sustainable Livelihoods Management Programme, now running for 10 år, equips farmers with the tools to reduce soil erosion and increase land productivity. Sarah Mawarere uncovers the reasoning behind this project, and the results seen thus far.
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