New groundnut varieties in Uganda released

Groundnut whose scientific name is Arachis hypogaea L, also known as peanut, is the said to be the second most important legume after beans in Uganda. Experts say the traditional groundnut varieties are of the red Valencia type, but of a very mixed nature ranging from...

In Burundi’s hills, red hot pepper leads to a farming revolution

The mist covered the hills and a soft wind blew gently over the fragmented fields of Rwanyege village. It would have been a normal morning in this rural part of Burundi’s Ngozi Province in Busiga commune, the day where almost everyone goes to farm, but that day in...