Happy New Year 2015

Another week has flown by and everything seems to be travelling at a million miles an hour! Even though there is a certain pace of life here, Agri Evolves time goes at another level. We have accomplished so much but there is yet still so much more to cover. I love writing these blogs talking…

A Hot Christmas

My original idea was to call this blog, 4 weddings and another wedding. In Uganda, Christmas time is the season for weddings, we’ve been invited to a lot, and very different to as I imagined… The first thing I noticed is the time keeping of the event.  It is perfectly acceptable to turn up and…

Getting Stuck In

Considering the mountains here, unpredictable trails of dirt and many broken roads, we actually haven’t got stuck anywhere. What we have done, is managed to get ourselves right into the thick of Ugandan agricultural life with many different projects taking place, farm visits, partnership creating and many other interesting activities. Looking at the progress of…

Visitor Books

Two weeks in now and so much has happened. Agri Evolve has been driving all over the area meeting with farmers, appointments with the high chief and county leaders, talking to the head of agriculture at the Umbarara university, visiting the ‘Bukonzo joint coffee production co-operatives’ as well  as planning the first irrigation system, It’s…

Learning Lhukonzo

This is the first blog of Agri Evolve from the perspective of learning a language. Now I believe where ever you go, it is so important to learn the local lingo. It can get you a long way, people respond better to your efforts, it saves you a lot of money and prevents ‘Mhzungu prices’…