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Promoting sustainable farming systems among small-holder farmers through effective use of ICTs.

Promoting sustainable farming systems among small-holder farmers through effective use of ICTs. | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Farmers in the Northern parts of Uganda face many challenges in the sector. The lack of enough funding from the Government, recovery from the LRA war and harsh weather patterns aside, other serious constraints include: lack of access to relevant and timely agricultural information; the need for more skills empowerment initiatives such as agribusiness and entrepreneurial skills; and poor attitudes and mindsets that are dictated by patriarchal beliefs which strongly influence power dynamics in many settings including resource control and ownership, continue to hinder progress in the agricultural sector in this part of the country.

 

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EU directives curtailing livelihood and future of Maltese fishermen - Alfred Sant

EU directives curtailing livelihood and future of Maltese fishermen - Alfred Sant | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

"EU directives have curtailed the livelihood and the future of Maltese and Gozitan traditional fishermen whose catches are disproportionately restricted for tuna, shortly for swordfish and will soon be restricted for lampuki, former Prime Minister Alfred Sant said."

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