INNOVATION THAT COULD RAISE THE PRODUCTIVITY OF DRY AREAS (NOMADIC AREAS)

INNOVATION THAT COULD RAISE THE PRODUCTIVITY OF DRY AREAS (NOMADIC AREAS)

Introduction of ranching and paddocking system in cattle keeping areas .

The initiative should be made to plant various nutritious pasture so as to improve quality of animals.




Introduction of better breeds of animals in dry areas and cross breeding.

Changing land tenure system. This will ensure standard utilization of the land.

Introduction of veterinary services in dry areas of Uganda to ensure good health of the animals.

Introduction of irrigation facilities in dry areas and construction of boreholes to reduce the water problems which affect both animals and pastures.

Establishment of milk collecting centers in rural dry areas to provide markets for the farmers milk and enables them to commercialize their farming system.




Improvement in transport to enable easy movement of milk products from rural areas to urban areas for
marketing.

Availing credit to rural people in the dry areas through commercial institutions.

Diversification of economies in dry areas.

Education which leads to attitudinal changes in various economies for example of pastoralists can change to commercial and diary ranching.

Ranching on underground reduces can be made and people change their economic account look. Afforestation would change the climate and productivity of the area.




Establishment of valley dams and bore holes would be necessary in the dry areas

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