Lweza Agriculture Resource Demonstration Center (LARDC)

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The LARDC is being developed in order to improve and scale up agricultural practices in the Lweza community in collaboration with local community members and International organizations working on agricultural issues.

The center is intended to serve as a community-based means for improving nutrition, generating income and specifically helping to improve the skills and knowledge of agricultural practices of women and youth in the Lweza community. 

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The foci will be in the areas of:

  • Agri-business skills development

  • Vegetable production

  • Farmer Training

  • Banana production (both matooke and sweet bananas)

  • Cattle, Pork, Poultry and fish production

  • Bio digester, methane gas and manure

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The LADRC will serve as a comprehensive, service learning and training center and will engage farmers and other community members with hands-on activities and demonstrations that provide actual learning experiences where questions can be addressed immediately. It will be the principal avenue for demonstrations, trainings and dissemination of technical innovations.