Various resources in form of books, posters, reports, brochures, maps, in both electronic and hard copy are available for public reference. Some of these include the following;


  • Bridging Research & Development in Soil Fertility Management: Practical tools and approaches for better soil management in East Africa.
  • A Guide to Sustainable Community Based Input Credit Scheme (SCOBICS)
  • Soil Memoirs.


  • Conservation Agriculture
  • You are losing your soil


  • Recommendations for using available organic residues to supply nutrients to crops (Annual soil improving legumes)
  • Recommendations to use improved/shorter rest periods (fallows) that fit into the farming systems while improving or maintaining soil productivity.
  • Recommendations for construction of contour bunds, terraces, grass strips, trashlines, stonelines and other structures to manage soil and water to prevent erosion in different farming systems/agro-ecological zones.
  • Biological Nitrogen Fixation
  • Soil Sampling For Fertility Testing
  • Management of animal manures for improving fertility management
  • Soil fertility management
  • Compost manure for enriching soil
  • Plant Sampling for Crop Nutrition Evaluation
  • Safe handling of Agro-chemicals


  • Updated district level soil maps for Kumi, Mpigi, and Jinja Districts (Scale 1:50,000)
  • Erosion hazard map for Lake Victoria Catchment
  • Digital soil map of Uganda based on the 1960 soils survey at a scale 1:250,000. (District soil maps can be extracted from this map)
  • Farm level map of Kawanda NARLI
  • Updated soil maps Masindi, Kampala, Jinja and Mbale map sheets at a scale of 1:250,000.
  • Uganda Agro-Ecological Zoning


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