SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS FACING NOMADIC PASTORALISTS IN UGANDA

SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS FACING NOMADIC PASTORALISTS IN UGANDA

  • The land tenure system has been changed from communal to individual land ownership in Iteso and this has helped to curb down deforestation and soil erosion.




SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS FACING NOMADIC PASTORALISTS IN UGANDA
  • Demonstration farms have been established in Karamoja with an aim of teaching pastoralists modern and scientific methods of animal rearing.
  • Valley dams and bore holes have been established in Nakasongola and Bululi to provide permanent source of water to create a permanent settled way of life of nomads.
  • Education has been encouraged especially in Mubende and Rakai so as nomads break their traditional conservativeness and backwardness which makes them to over stock and graze.
  • Important infrastructure such as roads, health units, education, veterinary, clean water and good housing have been set up in Karamoja north eastern Uganda to break the remoteness of the area.




  • Introduction of crop growing to nomads alongside animal rearing which has reduced on famine and malnutrition among children in Nakasongola and Bululi.
  • Modern livestock ranches have been introduced in Kiruhura and Lyantonde to provide to nomads better and modern methods of cattle rearing.

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