By Moris Mumbere
The prolonged dry spell is responsible for the food shortage in various parts of the country, DENIVA,a prominent Human Rights NGO in Uganda has observed.
DENIVA is implementing a project on climate change adoption in agriculture.
Under the project, DENIDA funded by USAID has organized a climatechange week in six districts including Kasese, Kamwenge, Ibanda, Kamuli, Jinja and Mayuge to create awareness on climateadaptation.
In Kasese district, the project is being piloted by Foundation for Urban and Rural Advancement-FURA in the sub-counties of Karusandara and Maliba to help farmers understand its effects and opportunities.
RaubenMbauta, the Chief Executive Office FURA today told this reporter that a number of activities to show-case the results of Climate adaptation in agriculture aiming at increasing awareness among the farmers and the leaders have been planned.
Mbautasaid that State Minister for Agriculture, Hon. ChristopherKibanzanga is expected to preside over an exhibitioninvolvingmessages, literature, presentations at Kamaiba Youth Center in Kasese town between September 21 to 23 September this year.