Illegal Charcoal Burning in Muhangi

On 4th Feb 2023 in a monitoring conducted in muhangi forest reserve near muzizi river along kyaterekera road from kigoyera town. This is kaswa village, mwokya parish, kigoyera sub county in Kyenjojo district. When moving around the above said place it was found that charcoal activity taking place, it was unfortunate nobody was at the […]

Vanilla pests and disease seen in Igali

On the 1/4/2023 during monitoring one of the garden of vanilla in Butunduzi TC I gali zone at Mr. Bukenya’s farm, it was discovered that some vanilla flower parts are rotting yet the vanilla plant has no pest and diseases attack  farmers are wondering what could be the cause? Study the photo carefully and advise.

Resistant Pests seen in Igaali

On 01,March,2023, during a monitoring conducted at one of the farmers garden In Igaali zone Butunduzi T/C, increase in spreading of pests that cause diseases was observed mostly in coffee and according to farmer’s attempt to control the pests,  they said that pesticides that they are using are no longer effective to kill the pests […]

Coffee gardens threatened by sunshine in Itwara

On 02/02/2023 during a monitoring conducted at Ms. Tumuhimbise Poronia’s coffee farm located in itwara village, kigoyera sub county, kyenjojo district. Some premature coffee plants in her garden were drying up due to heavy sunshine, this has demoralised efforts of the farmer to plant more seedling to expand her farm.

Drying Coffee

During a monitoring conducted on 31/1/2023 at Mr. Lawrence’s Coffee Farm in Itwara village kigoyera sun-county katambale parish kyenjojo district. We observed a large number of coffee plant appearing to be dry due to heavy sunshine, hence seeking advice from JESE.

Severe drought causes lack of pasture

In a monitoring conducted on 28th/02/2023, at a cattle farm of Mr.monday Deo a resident of kirinda village mirambi parish kyembogo sub-county and I found out that he is facing the problem of drought which has made cows luck grass for feeding thus leading to low milk production.

Post harvest handling challenges

On 28th October 2022, during a visit to Mr Alituha Omuhereza a businessman based in Kigoyera trading center Kyenjojo district,  dealing in buying and selling of dried and undried cash crops such as coffee. In an interview with him he said he is challenged a challenge of heavy rains that limit from drying his coffee […]

Pests and diseases

In a monitoring conducted on 22/10/2022, in Bibuye village, kawaruju parish, kihuura subcounty, kyenjojo district in western Uganda, at Mr Mubangizi Denis’s maize and beans plantation farm, and the findings of the field were as follows; Through observation, it’s discovered that there’s maize and beans disease affecting his garden. Through talks with him, he said […]

Disease outbreak in a passion fruit farm

On 2nd October 2022, during a monitoring, at mr mugisha Aggrey’s  passion fruit farm located in mahasa village, Kawaruju parish, Kihura s/c, kyenjojo. His garden is infested with unknown disease characterized by leaf folds and some leaves becoming yellow and all this has affected the passion fruit from not bearing fruits. He calls for assistance […]

Muhangi forest Encroachment

During  a monitoring carried out on 29/08/2022 at Kagorra neighboring muhangi and found out that the natives have encroached the forest and cut down trees to get land for growing crops like maize and beans. we call upon the concerned stakeholders to take the possible measures to overcome this as it may result into drought […]