7 WAYS TO CONTROL SOIL EROSION IN UGANDA

7 WAYS TO CONTROL SOIL EROSION IN UGANDA

  • Family planning programs should be extended to affected areas so as to control rapid population growth rate which results into land fragmentation.
7 WAYS TO CONTROL SOIL EROSION IN UGANDA




  • The nomads should be encouraged to practice modern and scientific methods of farming such as paddocking and controlled grazing, individual land ownership, afforestation, etc.
  • The masses should be taught how to practice better and modern farming methods of terracing, contour ploughing and strip cropping. Monoculture should be discouraged.
  • Highly populated areas of Kigezi in south western Uganda should be encouraged to carryout migrations to sparsely populated areas so as to control fragmentation.
  • People should be encouraged to practice agro-forestry especially in steep sloping areas of Kasese to check on running water effect.




  • Settlement along steep slopes should be discouraged and people in such areas of Mubuku and Bujuku on steep slopes of Rwenzori be encouraged to practice aforestation, re-forestation, and filling up gullies created by erosion.

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