The main objective of the study is to examine the impact of farming methods on food security
in Uganda. It was guided by three specific objectives that were to investigate the forms of
farming in Nyakwea Sub-county, to find out the relationship between farming and food
security in Nyakwea Sub-county as well as to investigate the measures to address food
security in Nyakwea Sub-county. Literature review was done by reviewing related literature
on study variables as put forward by different scholars. It focuses on the influence of poor
farming methods on food insecurity and reviews the related literature basing on the stated
specific objectives of the study. The research was a cross sectional survey design that
involved quantitative and qualitative methods which were administered using questionnaires.
The design was preferred because it was easy for the researcher to draw conclusion and the
researcher easily base on the views of respondents to reach at conclusions and make
recommendations. Afier data collection is done, the researcher analyzed the collected data
and as well he presented it using the frequency tables and percentages. From the findings it
was indicated that majority of the respondents Agree that farming is a Sources of cash
income for poor households taking a percentage of 37(44%) out of the total number of
respondents, 20(23.8%) stated that it is Key inputs to crop agriculture, 13(15.5%) stated that
Productive farming can add value to ‘idle’ land, 8(9.5 %) stated that farming provides draught
power and manure while 6(7.1 %) sated that farming maintains household survival . The
researcher concluded that the world will always raise the most food the most economically
and in the most environmentally responsible way when farmers plant the right crops for their
local climate and soils using the right technology, then trade with others for the benefit of all.
If every country set a goal of food self-sufficiency; the world would have much less food. It
was then recommended that, Greater investment in agriculture by the public and private
sectors is necessary to increase global food production. A boost in funding and attention in
the following key areas is needed: transportation, distribution, storage and energy
infrastructure; agricultural research and development; agricultural science, extension,
education and the promotion of best practices; and governance around legal and business
structures to encourage private sector investment.
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