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ASHC fact-finding visit to Uganda

Duration: 7–12 August 2011
What we did: The Africa Soil Health Consortium (ASHC) team met Grameen Foundation and AppLab staff and went on a field trip to see community knowledge workers interacting with farmers. They saw innovation @ the Last Mile and “Business in a box” approaches. The team also visited the Presidential Initiative for Banana and Industrial Development (PIBID) in Bushenyi; National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) centres in Mbarara and Kawanda; the Uganda National Agro-input Dealers Association (UNADA) in Kampala; and the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) in Kampala.
Who attended: Lydia Wairegi, Jane Asaba, Caroline Nyakundi and Kelly P Stenhoff.
Consortium contact: Kelly P Stenhoff.