Why we exist?
Today, in Uganda according to an estimated 250 species of weeds have become resistance to herbicides. In a research study conducted by the Weed Science Society of America on the impact of uncontrolled weeds on corn and soyabean crops, annual losses to farmers are estimated at $43 billion.
Pests & Diseases
Today in Uganda, according to FAO, an estimation of 2,689 Insects already consume 20% to 45% of major grain crops for the different important crops such as Beans, Tomatoes, wheat, rice, and maize. Yields lost to insects will increase by 10% to 25% per degree Celsius of warming, hitting hardest in the temperate zone. In a research study conducted by the World Bank on the impact of uncontrolled plant diseases, losses are estimated at about $12.5 billion
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