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Ministry to enhance farmers’ resilience towards climate change

The ministry of water and environment has adopted various strategies to enhance farmers’ resilience to climate change.

Speaking at a high level meeting with scientists over issues of climate change at Hotel Africana in Kampala, the Principal climate change officer at the ministry, Bob Natifu,  said that key strategies have been the improved delivery of weather information to the farmers.

Natifu said that with timely dissemination of weather information, farmers are able to choose the best time for planting among other key decisions that can help improve their productivity.

The meeting was discussing how the country can boost food supply as it grapples with the refugee influx which has increased pressure on the country’s resources.

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