Kampala - Namalere Agricultural Centre

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Namalere Agricultural Centre

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(2 reviews)
Agricultural Institute, Kampala, Uganda
45 mins

About the tour

Uganda as a tropical country is endowed with many resources ranging from it's green environment and unique sweet food variety that it's not a mistake why sometimes it's called the "Food Basket of Africa". This is because of it's very fertile soils that you can throw a seed anywhere and it will probably grow. Uganda is so dependent on agriculture which employees over 80% of it's population especially in the rural communities while contributing the largest GDP for it's economic growth. Constant research is also needed to ensure continuous and modernized farming like use of mechanisation and crop research which is conducted at several research institutes around the country. Namalere Agricultural Centre established is one of the oldest Institute still promoting Uganda's agricultural industry today known for its agricultural engineering and appropriate technology. Let's explore this institute how it started, the communities that lived there, it's affiliation to Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute and other centres. How is the institute today and the various research and farming methods being carried out like the several fish ponds, improved irrigation schemes, crop trial gardens. PS: It was interesting for me to learn that there is a village that is called "mu kizungu" loosely translated as "in the white village", to several myths like a pond that swallowed a whole tractor. Let's see which other myths and history is there to learn and break during the tour.

Meet Nandy Karo

Nandy Karo

Nandy is venturing into freelance tour guiding with the same enthusiasm she shares as she explores different unique places around the world. From her beloved country of Uganda, to the East African region and the rest of the world, Nandy is excited to share her experiences and travels of countries around the world. Aya Twende! (Ok Lets Go!)

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Kampala with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Kampala. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers


16 September 2021


Irene Z.

16 September 2021

Great info explained and showed us around

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