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November 11th, 2015 / Daily Monitor, Uganda

thumb.aspxB4FA Fellow, Michael Ssali writes: Perhaps the biggest challenge facing Ugandan agriculture today is sub-division of farm lands. It is mainly associated with the traditional inheritance systems of our communities, which also still treasure large families. A man gets married to a number of wives, each one of whom produces children and upon his death, all of them are entitled to an equal share of the family’s land. The boys eventually set up their homes on the inherited [now smaller] pieces of land where they are expected to carry out farming… Read more