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Title: The potential of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) cage aquaculture in valley dams of Karamoja drylands

Date Published: 2015
Author/s: NARO-NabuZARDI
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Copyright/patents/trade marks: NARO-NabuZARDI
Journal Publisher: NARO-NabuZARDI
Affiliation: Nabuin Zonal Agricultural Research Development Institute - NabuZARDI


Communities in Karamoja depend mainly on livestock and some cropping for their livelihoods. The livelihood options are limited especially in the dry season when crop farming is not possible, and the livestock production is grossly affected by scarcity of pasture and water. In the last 10 years, the government of Uganda through the ministry of water and environment has made considerable investment in valley dams to improve water for production