6 PROBLEMS FACING DOHO IRRIGATION SCHEME IN UGANDA

6 PROBLEMS FACING DOHO IRRIGATION SCHEME IN UGANDA
  • There are birds that destroy the growing rice
  • Use of poor farming methods outside the stipulated guidelines.
  • Sometime R. Manafa over floods its valley during rainy seasons resulting in the destruction of rice fields.
  • Bilharzia is a common disease on the scheme which attacks the local farmers.
  • Competition for market with other foreign countries which produce and import rice into Uganda like Pakistan.




  • Price fluctuation for rice both domestic and on international scene and this leads to losses.
  • Limited capital to invest in growing of rice and carrying out irrigation.
  • The canals usually silt which blocks the water transfer system.

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