The Agricultural sector in Uganda employs over 69 percent of the country’s population, according to Uganda Investment Authority. It contributed to 34 percent growth rate of the country’s GDP in the 2016/17 financial year and is, according to a budget framework

There exist a dozen or so articles focused on inspiring us to grow our own food, with titles such as: 'Advantages of Growing Your Own Food',  'Backyard Gardening: Grow Your Own Food, Improve Your Health' and '13 Reasons Why You

This article is part of our Editorial Series called "GFAR impakters". This is done in partnership with GFAR - The Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation  - For more follow on Twitter: #GFARImpakters or view here. Eradicating Hunger Through Youth Led

In Uganda, agriculture is still the biggest economic sector, consisting mostly of small-sized farms that grow diverse crops, and it continues to retain a high percentage of the labour force. The experienced farmers use predominantly traditional agro-ecological methods rather than

The issues of data ownership, privacy and security are becoming increasingly contentious due to the various complexities out of which they emerge. The rise of the Internet and the digital age have opened up a Pandora's box of opportunities alongside

This article is part of our Editorial Series called "GFAR impakters". This is done in partnership with GFAR - The Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation  - For more follow on Twitter: #GFARImpakters or view here. The UN Committee on World

Investment in climate-smart agriculture offers, at this point in time, unique opportunities across the value chain to address the SDGs. This article explores the promise of impact-investing in agrifood, a crucial sector for sustainable development. Globally, agriculture and food — or

Why land restoration plays a vital role in achieving sustainable development – and where it is already successful. Land restoration is the answer to land degradation. But it is an answer that will be hard to come by. Land degradation has

This article is the third of a series: Pipe dream or achievable vision: How can we deliver on the 2030 Agenda? The 2030 Agenda foresees a bright future for humanity, one in which everyone enjoys peace and prosperity on a bountiful

What is IATI? The  International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) was launched in 2008. It is a voluntary, multi-stakeholder initiative that seeks to increase the transparency of development cooperation in order to increase its effectiveness in tackling poverty. It has designed a standard for

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