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National Groundnut Improvement Programme

The National Groundnuts Improvement Programme focuses on developing groundnuts varieties to meet growing demand and emerging challenges in the value chain. The programme is headed by Dr. David Kalule Okello and based at NaSSARI, Serere Distruct. Groundnut is one of the staple crops in the Uganda rich in; protein, oil and essential minerals. The crop is increasingly becoming a cash crop and both production area and productivity are increasing.

This web portal, the NARO Groundnut app and the associated dashboards are developed by the College of Computing and Information Sciences, Makerere University and with supported from Makerere University Research Innovation Fund (MAR-RIF) under the project “Enhancing Groundnuts Value Chain Information Management Using The Suface Model For Improved Stakeholder Decision Making” Hosted at the College of Computing and IS, with Dr. Drake Patrick Mirembe as the Project PI. The project is implimented in partnership with the Uganda National Farmers Federation (UNFFE) represented by Dr. Dick Kamuganga, Nkumba University presented by Prof. Jude Lubega

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Farmer Exchange Visits 2021

Farmer Exchange Visits Framer Exchange Visits were organised by the National Groundnut Improvement Project in Nakabango Technology Verification Center (TVC)... read more

PASET Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) PhD Scholarships

Summary • PhD Scholarships available for study at RSIF African Host Universities in the PASET Priority Thematic Areas: (1) ICTs including... read more

NARO GROUNDNUT SYSTEM TRAINING

This project which is Enhancing Groundnuts Value Chain Information Management Using The Surface Model For Improved Stakeholder Decision Making has... read more