Food insecurity in Uganda

George j Kanyihamba
Posted September 14, 2020 from Uganda

BY 2014 12% of the total population in the country was chronically food insecure in different areas which are scattered karamoja,Teso and Acholi regions.this has been attributed to poor rainfall performance during the first season 2015 ,which was characterised by long dry spells. Though food is largely available ,food access and utilisation are major limiting factors in 3 regions and minor limiting factors in other regions.this has been attributed to low levels of income,storage,inadequate nutritional awareness,cultural food preferences,poor sanitary and food preparation practices and wastage of food during harvest periods due to festivities. As we are going in festivities let's learn to maintain food security and sustainability. Thanks to all actors that work torwards the achievement of food security in uganda and Africa at large. @The hunger Project Uganda. #FAO #WOrld food program (WFP) # World vision. #UNHCR # OXFAM International. # Restless development uganda. @ Action Aid uganda. @ uganda government. World without hunger" "Hunger free society"

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