Solar irrigation scheme changing farming in western Uganda

Water remains the most critical factor in agricultural production in Uganda. Jonathan Ahimbisibwe from Katonya village in Katerera sub-county Rubirizi District is among the 68 beneficiaries of a solar-powered irrigation system which was given to him by NAADS in 2018.

He says that before receiving the solar-powered irrigation system, he was using other farming methods of irrigating crops like watering cans and water pumps, but all these methods were not achievable.

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