Josephine Nakakande


Uganda - Environmental Conservation and Agricultural Enhancement Uganda (Eco-Agric Uganda)


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Since when you are in travel industry?
2010-01-22
Number of Employment of Indigenous in your Farm/Village
23
How many units available within the Venue
12
Organic/Ecological Products, crops produced on premises
Vegetables fruits and other crops
Tools and utilities used within the Farm/Village
Locally available cheap and recycled materials
What are the Activities Performed by You in Ecotourism Field?
Accommodation; Tourists working in the gardens, tourists taking part in preparing local food, tourists visiting the communities and working with them, tourists visiting local places. PROMOTING ECOTOURISM AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE Eco-Agric Uganda agricultural demonstration site makes use of a combination of agro-ecology and eco-tourism. It is based on agricultural production and focuses on tourism management. Its services are a combination of tourism and agriculture. It grows crops for tourism purposes first and then sold off to earn income for both local and international people. Eco-Agric Uganda’s demonstration farm integrates agriculture with tourism. It involves winery tours, rural bed and breakfast, Life of an everyday farmer, visiting fruits and vegetable farms, floriculture among any other things that concern agriculture. Eco-Agric Uganda demonstration farm is located in Hoima district three kilometers from Hoima central market, just behind Eco-Agric Uganda market. The demonstration farm was set up
The Benefit Contribution of the Activity to the World
Eco-Agric Uganda demonstration site has generated Revenue to the government. When tourists visit the farms, they pay some money WHICH is injected in the development of the country in providing services to the people. Eco-Agric Uganda demonstration site has, has also help in creation of the, markets for the farmers so that their products are sold directly to the clients they will be supplying to, these helps in generating income that has help improve on their standards of living. Eco-Agric Uganda demonstration site has provided employment opportunities to the local communities who are employed to work in these farms. Eco-Agric Uganda demonstration site has also help in educating the public on the modern methods of farming that can result in improvement of agriculture in the country thus realizing high out put when the plants are harvested.
Have You Been Involved in Social Responsibility Projects Before?
yes
Add the Field of Expertise that You Want to be Nominated For
Best Ecological farming place
Why Should You be Considered for the Award?
In recognition of my efforts towards sustainable farming for livelihood improvement. The award will also help people know more about us, hence coming to visit us. The funds got when people come to visit us, are used to support livelihood improvement among the critically vulnerable people
Future Projects for Ecotourism
Supporting rural communities generate income through agro-tourism
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Biography in PDF or WORD Format
Press Release about your Corporation
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Images of Certifications if Any
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Will You Personally Receive the Award?
yes