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September 2nd, 2015 / Daily Monitor, Uganda

thumb.aspxB4FA Fellow Michael Ssali writes: It is good to reflect a little on poverty—the enemy we are all bent on eradicating from our lives mainly through farming. The majority of our people struggle against poverty as small-scale farmers in the rural areas.Peasant farmers are particularly vulnerable to the effects of poverty, which by themselves are bound to keep them in constant poverty. A poor farming household normally does not have adequate inputs to make its farm productive. Such a household usually has a small piece of land and lacks the money to buy fertilisers, good quality seeds and pesticides. See more