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June 16th, 2017 / Daily Monitor, Uganda

Farming and environment The continued unpredictable weather pattern is largely due to environmental degradation that impacts negatively on farming. But whereas farmers are directly affected by the effects they have not been mindful of conserving the environment.

“You cry of drought, lack of water but what efforts are you putting up to mitigate climate change effects. You are instead clearing all trees to have your farms clean that even your cows can’t get a shade, its high time farmers stood at the helm of environmental protection,” noted Dr Constantine Katongole from Makerere University and a guest researcher at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. Read more