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Optimizing Mushroom Spawn Production in Uganda
(International Conference on Mushroom Biology and Mushroom Products, 2014)
Most farmers in Uganda own less than an acre of land, which is typically used to grow crops such as bananas, pineapples and cassava. Mushroom cultivation requires less space, takes place near the home and has the potential ...
Proceedings of the International Conference on Agro-Biotechnology, Biosafety and Seed Systems in Developing Countries
(Science Foundation for Livelihoods and Development, Kampala, 2011)
The International Conference on Agro-Biotechnology, Biosafety and Seed Systems in Developing Countries was held in Kampala during March 8-11 2010 at the Imperial Royale Hotel and attracted over 150 participants form various ...
Stunning and animal welfare from Islamic and scientific perspectives
(Meat science, 2013)
The transformation of an animal into pieces fit for human consumption is a very important operation. Rather than argue about halal slaughter without stunning being inhumane or stunning being controversial from the Islamic ...
Influence of gas stunning and halal slaughter (no stunning) on rabbits welfare indicators and meat quality
(Meat science, 2014)
Animals may be at great risk of fear during the procedures that take them to new situations, such as pre-slaughter handling, which implies an important additional stress (Duncan, 2004). It is important to note that each ...
Halal Meat: A Niche Product in the Food Market
Religion is a fundamental factor in determining food avoidance, taboos and special regulation with respect to meat. A quarter of the world population is made up Muslims. Muslims have unique dietary requirements and are ...
Genomic diversity and disease prevalence in Ugandan cattle
(ReColAd Workshop, 2015)
Ugandan cattle are represented by three main types: the long-horned Ankole, the short-horned zebu, and the Ankole-zebu crosses called “Nganda”. In the course of the EU-funded project Nextgen, Ugandan cattle have been ...
Opportunities and challenges for integrating dairy cattle into farms with certified organic pineapple production as perceived by smallholder farmers in Central Uganda
(Organic Agriculture, 2019)
A study was conducted in 2013 to assess opportunities and challenges of integrating dairy cattle into organic pineapple production in Uganda. Thirty organic pineapple farmers were interviewed using a semistructured q ...
Opportunities and Challenges for Reinforcing Organic Agriculture Research Capacity in East African Universities: Experience of Makerere University
(African Organic Conference, 2015)
There is a need for generation of new knowledge and skills to reinforce organic agriculture capacity to answer a variety of lingering questions about production, product quality, marketing, social economic implications ...
Animal husbandary practices of smallholder organic farmers in Uganda: Challenges and future prospects
(Building Organic Bridges, 2014)
Organic agriculture development in Uganda has been mainly in crop production. Currently certified organic livestock production is non-existent. However, some of the existing animal husbandry practices of smallholder organic ...
Genomic diversity and Population Structure of Ugandan Taurine and Zebuine Cattle Breeds
(XXI ASPA Congress, 2015)
An extensive sampling of Ugandan cattle was carried out in the course of the European project Nextgen to identify possible associations between geno types, livestock endemic diseases and environmental variables.