Ugandan farmers test big-data solution to climate challenges

Esther Nakisige, a beneficiary of the MUIIS farmer information service, checks her phone at her home in Iganga District, Uganda, on February 14, 2019. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Stringer

KAMPALA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Peter Alisengawa, a farmer in Namungwale village in eastern Uganda, was struggling to grow enough maize to support his family a few years ago. Despite getting regular advice through his local cooperative, he could not afford to act on it. “Without money, you can do nothing,” he said. “They were […]

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