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Tea growing in Zombo District has gained prominence in recent years, contributing to the agricultural development and economic growth of the region. Here is some information about tea growing in Zombo District

Zombo District has a favorable climate for tea cultivation. The region experiences a moderate climate with well-distributed rainfall throughout the year, which is beneficial for tea plants. Tea thrives in areas with temperatures ranging from 15 to 30 degrees Celsius and an annual rainfall of around 1,500 to 2,500 millimeters

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Barley is a versatile crop that is primarily cultivated for its grain, which has numerous uses, including malting for beer production, animal feed, and food processing. Here is some information about barley growing in Zombo District

Various barley varieties are suitable for cultivation in Zombo District, including both two-row and six-row varieties. These varieties differ in terms of their agronomic characteristics and end-use applications. Farmers choose varieties based on their preferences, market demand, and suitability to local conditions

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Coffee growing in Zombo District has been a significant agricultural activity, contributing to the economic development of the region. Coffee is one of Uganda's primary cash crops, and Zombo District offers favorable conditions for its cultivation. Here is some information about coffee growing in Zombo District

Zombo District cultivates both Arabica and Robusta coffee varieties. Arabica coffee is known for its superior quality and is typically grown at higher altitudes, while Robusta coffee is more resilient and thrives in lower altitudes. The choice of variety depends on factors such as altitude, market demand, and farmer preferences

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Zombo District Farmers’ Association (ZODFA)

Zombo District Farmers’ Association (ZODFA) is a Member-Based Organization (MBO) working with the  8,900 farmers in Zombo District and a few farmers as Small Farmer Group Associations (SFGAs) in part of Erusi Sub County in Nebbi District. It is affiliated to the Uganda National Farmers’ Federation (UNFFE) in Kampala. Read More

Our overall objective is to unite farmers and Agriculture related organizations for improved Agricultural production.
Individual farmers are organized in farmers’ groups at parish level headed by a Parish Executive Committees (PECs).

What we do

• Improve livelihoods and well-being of family farmers and small-scale entrepreneurs through group strengthening and development of their respective members through gender equality and entrepreneurship

• Climate resilience through innovations and mitigations

Strategic Goals

To pursue its mission, Zombo District Farmers’ Association has the following Six goals for the next years; • Provision of needs-based and environmentally friendly integrated services that allow its members to transform from subsistence to semi-commercial and commercial farmers, access better markets and food and income secure house holds

Core values

• Excellence team work
• Stewardship
• Innovation and creativity
• Integrity and accountability
• Gender consciousness
• Partnerships

"Agriculture is the most healthful, most useful, and most noble employment of man."
George Washington