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    • Principles of agroforestry design 

      Gassner, Anja; Coe, Richard; Cornelius, Jonathan P.; Dobie, Philip; Miccolis, Andrew; Mukuralinda, Athanase; Okia, Clement Akias; Somarriba, Eduardo (Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR); World Agroforestry (ICRAF), 2022-09)
      Agroforestry design involves deciding what will be produced, selecting the components of the system, and determining how they will be arranged. These decisions also define how and when the components will be established, ...
    • Components of agroforestry systems 

      Gassner, Anja; Cornelius, Jonathan P.; Dobie, Philip; Mercado, Agustin; Mukuralinda, Athanase; Okia, Clement Akias; Pinon, Caroline; Somarriba, Eduardo; Thorne, Peter (Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR); World Agroforestry (ICRAF), 2022-09)
      Agroforestry systems are composed of trees and crops, trees and livestock, or trees with both crops and livestock. In this section, we explore the attributes of these components in more detail. A given agroforestry system ...
    • Management of trees in agroforestry systems 

      Gassner, Anja; Mercado, Agustin; Miccolis, Andrew; Mukuralinda, Athanase; Okia, Clement Akias; Somarriba, Eduardo (Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR); World Agroforestry (ICRAF), 2022-09)
      Many tree establishment efforts focus entirely on the planting process, and fail to consider the years of time and effort needed to care for the planted trees and to manage their growth. It is true that the cultivation of ...
    • Grain hermetic storage adoption in Northern Uganda: awareness, use, and the constraints to technology adoption 

      Okori, Francis; Cherotich, Sam; Abaca, Alex; Baidhe, Emmanuel; Adibaku, Francis; Onyinge, James Denis (Scientific Research Publishing, 2022-09-15)
      Post-harvest storage losses (PHLs) remain significant in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) due to several factors mainly insect pests and molds. Hermetic storage technologies (HSTs) are being promoted to address these storage losses. ...
    • Opportunities and challenges of branding African products and enterprises in Kiswahili: A Case for Uganda 

      Rukanyangira, Nazarious; Oidu, Milly Kwagala (International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology, 2022-08)
      Abstract:- The official status of Swahili in Uganda is more symbolic than functional, the reason it features on Ugandan shilling notes and notices in courts of law. The country’s language policy also stipulates its use in ...
    • Synthesis and characterization of hematite biocomposite using cassava starch template for aqueous phase removal of fluoride 

      Ojok, Walter; Ntambi, Emmanuel; Bolender, James; Wasswa, John; Wanasolo, William; Moodley, Brenda (Elsevier, 2022-08-24)
      In this study, facile synthesis of α-Fe2O3 biocomposite was mediated by cassava starch as a soft template. Batch mode evaluated its sorption behavior for fluoride removal from aqueous media. Characterization studies using ...
    • Assessment of how users perceive the usage of biometric technology applications 

      Habibu, Taban; Luhanga, Edith; Sam, Anael (IntechOpen, 2022-07-27)
      Biometrics applications are progressively widespread as a means of authenticating end-users owing to the extensive range of benefits over traditional authentication (token-base-authentication). However, the transaction ...
    • Laboratory diagnosis of candidiasis 

      Musinguzi, Benson; Sande, Obondo J.; Mboowa, Gerald; Baguma, Andrew; Itabangi, Herbert; Achan, Beatrice (IntechOpen, 2022-08-04)
      The burden of Candidiasis continues to increase and so does the Candida species. Although Candida species are closely similar phenotypically, they differ from each other in terms of epidemiology, genetic characteristics, ...
    • Ethnicity, gender, and migration status: 

      Mangwi, Richard Ayiasi; Mangwi, Alice Jean Ochola; Young, Ruth; Orach, Christopher Garimoi; Morgan, Rosemary (Wolters Kluwer Health, 2022-07-29)
      Globally, 298,000 women die due to pregnancy related causes and half of this occurs in Africa. In Uganda, maternal mortality has marginally reduced from 526 to 336 per 100,000 live births between 2001 and 2016. Health ...
    • Assessing enabling competence of leagile manufacturing model and its impact on performance of small and medium factories in Uganda 

      Nagaaba, Nickson (American Journal of Operations Research, 2022-06)
      Purpose: Leagile manufacturing is one of the time-based manufacturing practices used to improve factory performance. It is a practice that combines initiatives of Lean and agile manufacturing under certain enabling ...
    • Spatial distribution of tsetse flies and trypanosome infection status in a vector genetic transition zone in northern Uganda 

      Opiro, Robert; Okello, Allele Moses; Opoke, Robert; Oloya, Francis A.; Nakafu, Esther; Iwiru, Teresa; Echodu, Richard; Malinga, Geoffrey M.; Bargul, Joel L.; Opiyo, Elizabeth A. (Journal of Parasitology Research, 2022-06-01)
      Background. Tsetse flies are vectors of the genus Trypanosoma that cause African trypanosomiasis, a serious parasitic disease of people and animals. Reliable data on the vector distribution and the trypanosome species they ...
    • Compositional shifts in Microbial diversity under traditional banana cropping systems of Sub-Saharan Africa 

      Kaushal, Manoj; Tumuhairwe, John Baptist; Kaingo, Jacob; Malingumu, Richard; Nakamanya, Florence; Taulya, Godfrey; Coyne, Danny (MDPI, 2022-05-16)
      Improvements in the crop productivity, soil health, and sustainable intensification should be premised on the better understanding of interactions between the cropping systems and soil microbial diversity. In this study, ...
    • Women and youths participation in agroforestry: What counts and what doesn’t around Mount Elgon, Uganda? 

      Galabuzi, Charles; Agaba, Hillary; Okia, Clement Akias; Odoul, Judith; Muthuri, Catherine (Journal of Mountain Science, 2021-12-15)
      The increase in global climate change incidents is a glaring indication that more pragmatic and direct approaches to tree and forest management are urgently needed. A study was conducted around Mount Elgon Uganda between ...
    • Reviewing the pertinence of Sentinel-1 SAR for urban land use land cover classification 

      Abudu, Dan; Parvin, Nigar Sultana; Andogah, Geoffrey (International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 2020-05)
      Conventional approaches for urban land use land cover classification and quantification of land use changes have often relied on the ground surveys and urban censuses of urban surface properties. Advent of Remote Sensing ...
    • Spatial assessment of urban sprawl in Arua Municipality, Uganda 

      Abudu, Dan; Echima, Robert Azo; Andogah, Geoffrey (The Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Science, 2019-12)
      Arua Municipality is one of the regional municipalities that has been earmarked for transformation to city status. Its population has been growing at rate of 3% per annum 1% higher than the capital, Kampala. Urbanisation ...
    • Estimating urban heat island intensity using remote sensing techniques in Dhaka City 

      Parvin, Nigar Sultana; Abudu, Dan (International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 2017-04)
      This study assessed the effects of urban heat island in Dhaka city, Bangladesh from 2002 to 2014 using remote sensing techniques. Land cover changes were characterized over a twelve year period with keen interested on urban ...
    • Social radar as a necessity in the school workplace: review of Goleman’s reinforcements on emotional intelligence 

      Kintu, Godfrey; Musiime, Joseline; Muweesi, Charles; Mugabo, Augustine; Mugyenyi, Disan Kuteesa; Achan, Nancy (Science and Education Publishing Co. Ltd, 2022-04-05)
      The purpose of this review was to establish the relevancy of social radar in the day to day work as underpinned from Goleman book working with emotional Intelligence Chapter three (3), which prorogates that Emotional ...
    • Cloning of gonadotropin Gph-alpha, FSH-beta and LH-beta subunits and seasonal profiles of steroid hormones in wild-caught Nile perch, Lates niloticus 

      Omony, John Bosco; Biran, Jakob; Kahwa, David; Aizen, Joseph; Golan, Matan; Nyatia, Edward; Levavi-Sivan, Berta; Rutaisire, Justus (Elsevier, 2022-04-05)
      The Nile perch (np; Lates niloticus) is a freshwater teleost species with a potential for aquaculture in freshwater surroundings. However, wild-caught breeders have persistently failed to spawn spontaneously in captivity. ...
    • Motivating factors beyond legal obligation: the practice of corporate social responsibility in the transport sector in Uganda 

      Aitaa, Sam Kilimvi; Tripathi, Abhishek (Pacific Business Review (International), 2021-12-06)
      Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a business practice that benefits society. The modern CSR is premised on Carroll's pyramid of CSR developed in 1996. CSR implementation presents fears and challenges to companies, ...
    • Corporate social responsibility practices in Uganda 

      Aitaa, Sam Kilimvi (LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2022-03-24)
      Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a business practice that benefits the society. The modern CSR is premised on Carroll’s pyramid of CSR developed in 1996. The implementation of CSR presents fears and challenges to ...