New irrigation system to supply farmers in Bukedea

In Uganda, drought has a devastating impact on the food supply and livelihoods of at least 40% of the population who rely on agriculture for survival. In Bukedea District, a new project launched on December 18th, 2021, aims to build the resilience of smallholder farmers to this phenomenon, which causes water stress in their ecosystem.

The Ugandan government has appointed Dott Services, a company based in Kampala, the capital of Uganda, to implement an irrigation system that will cover 2,200 hectares of plantations.

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