The study focused on the effect of prolonged drought in Napak district in
North-eastern Uganda. It was noted that the cause of droughts is easily
understood, but hard to prevent. Depending on the location, crop failures,
famine, high food prices, and deaths can occur. One of the scariest parts of a
drought is the onset time.
The findings noted that the measures of prolonged drought was; It was noted
that prolonged drought has several impact on community welfare; Drought can
have serious health, social, economic and political impacts with far-reaching
consequences, the most important steps in lessening the effects of drought
though are soil and water conservation.
However, extensive monitoring of precipitation and water usage are the best
way to prepare for a drought, inform the public on the problem, and implement
conservation strategies in Napak district. Adding that drought monitoring and
forecasting, Over 33% of the research findings show that drought monitoring
and forecasting in Lotome.
It was concluded that drought and desertification continue to threaten the
livelihoods of millions of people in Napak district increasingly maldng them
unable to edge out of poverty. As such desertification and drought are at the
heart of development challenges in Napak district and merit urgent attention in
policies and actions at national, regional and global level.
Research, A. & ROBERT, L (2021). The Influence Of Prolonged Drought On Food Security In Uganda. A Case Study Of Lotome Sub County, Napak District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-influence-of-prolonged-drought-on-food-security-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-lotome-sub-county-napak-district
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Research, AfroAsia and ROBERT, LOKORU . "The Influence Of Prolonged Drought On Food Security In Uganda. A Case Study Of Lotome Sub County, Napak District" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-influence-of-prolonged-drought-on-food-security-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-lotome-sub-county-napak-district