Welcome to POAF, Inspiring preservation of the environment through its sustainable use.

Our farm activities

Backyard Farming

Urban consumers learn to set up well organized  micro farms to produce  organic foods in their backyards

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The trees planted on the farm include  pine, eucalyptus, Musizi, mangoes, bamboo, avocados, oranges and jackfruit

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We have tilapia, catfish and crayfish in artistically designed fish ponds that are surrounded by leisure gardens

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Apiary

The farm keeps bees in beehives for producing honey and other honey by-products for domestic or commercial purposes.

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Flora and Fauna

The farm has over 500 different types of plants and vegetation, wild bees, fish, tree climbing squirrels

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Good farming practices lead to high yields. POAF has a demonstration farm used for training purposes

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Latest News

  • Flooding and soil erosion

    At the time of clearing the swamp we were of the view that the swamp was not important to us. We learnt our lessons as a result of flooding and soil erosion. We have now adopted sustainable farming with the aim of   maintaining a healthy environment for future generations. As a result our vegetation cover

  • Wetlands and their importance

    To guarantee a permanent source of water for the farm a wetland of about three acres of land with growing trees and various wetland vegetation has been re-established.  The advantages of the wetland to the farm   are summarized as follows; Source of water The small river that meanders through the farm providing water for fish

  • Our Flora and Fauna

    The farm is located in the area of Katubwe-Banda Wakiso District   where  natural vegetation that included  shrubs, spear grass, elephants grass, trees  and wetlands  has been  destroyed in order to create room for farming and other developmental activities . The  birds,  animals and other livings things that used to occupy the area are no more

  • Transforming farming

    The  local community  is  involved in small scale farming of foods crops and keeping of  limited number of livestock. The food produced  is mainly for home  consumption and a balance if any for sale on the market. The livestock forms part of the savings  for  the head of the homestead  to dispose off  to overcome