A total of 16,287 farmers engaged in growing of mangoes, passion fruits and hot pepper have been trained in preparation for organic certification. Horticultural support has also reached 684 pineapple farmers in Kayunga who were trained in GAPs, PHH and collective marketing and are now bulking for export.
852 chilli nursery beds in Gulu district have been supported where 4,260 farmers are accessing chilli seedlings. 60% of the farmers reached have adopted GAPs and PHH for chili production. Seedlings from nurseries will contribute additional 592 acres of chill into the region.