Prospects of aquaculture as a rural development intervention in eastern Uganda

This study being conducted in eastern Uganda, is examining the potential of aquaculture as an alternative enterprise to the previously vibrant but now collapsed coffee farming. The study site is highly populated with no lakes. The study is employing both qualitative and quantitative methods to collect information, and also monitoring water quality. The study has just began.
Cette étude menée dans l’est de l’Ouganda, se penche sur la potentialité de l’aquaculture comme une entreprise alternative à la dynamique, jadis florissant, mais actuellement effondré, la culture du café. Le site d’étude est très peuplé mais il n’y a pas de lacs. L’étude utilise des méthodes qualitatives et quantitatives pour collecter des informations et aussi contrôler la qualité de l’eau. L’étude vient juste de commencer.
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East Africa
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About the RUFORUM 2010 Biennal Conference
"The 2010 RUFORUM Biennial Conference was the second in the series. The main objective of the Biennial conferences is to provide a platform for agricultural research for development stakeholders in Africa and beyond to actively exchange findings and experiences, while at the same time learning lessons towards improving performance of the agricultural sector and ultimately people’s livelihoods. The biennial conference is RUFORUM’s most comprehensive meeting for the diversity of stakeholders in agriculture. It is especially dedicated to graduate students and their supervisors, grantees in RUFORUM member universities and alumni. It is a platform for peer review, quality control, mentorship, networking and shared learning. This record contains an extended abstract accepted under the theme of Aqua Culture and Fisheries"