With more and more Ugandans becoming conscious of healthy diets, vegetables are an important item on the menu of many especially urban dwellers.
By Joshua Kato
With more and more Ugandans becoming conscious of healthy diets, vegetables are an important item on the menu of many especially urban dwellers.They, therefore, have a ready market and vegetables can be planted throughout the year using simple irrigation techniques. Fast maturing, vegetables guarantee quick returns on investment with proper management. Besides, they do not need expansive pieces of land for one to engage in vegetable farming enterprise
An acre can grow 20,000 cabbages
By Ronnie Eligu
Cabbages are an important vegetable in Uganda. They can be eaten as a salad, boiled alone or mixed with another sauces. In Uganda, cabbages can be grown in all areas that receive good rains. They have got good market too with medium sized heads going for between sh500-sh1,000 but selling for up to between sh1,500-2,500 during off season