Agriculture

September 20, 2022

Mulberry – the key backbone to a successful silk business

Mulberry, solely, can give a guarantee assurance to healthy rearing processes, healthy worms and great cocoon output when rearing silkworms, and so it is very important to pay utmost attention to the garden as a farmer, because the performance of the mulberry automatically affects the performance of silkworms, at the end of the rearing cycle.
May 4, 2022

A clear venture into the Seri-world

The favourable temperature range for the rearing house is 22-28 degrees Celcius, while for best productivity, the numbers should be within 23-28 degrees Celcius. Any slight alteration beyond or below these numbers are capable of greatly affecting the health of the silkworm, hence causing low productivity.
April 27, 2022

GOVERNMENT SHOWS COMMITMENT IN PROMOTING SILKWORM FARMING IN UGANDA

At a distance, they look like tiny strips of white thread. But up close, you see some forward movements as the silkworms measuring about 35cm nibble at green mulberry leaves. The silkworm looks nothing like silk. Where the fabric is light, lustrous and delicate, the caterpillar is fat and grayish. A few meters away from a writhing mass of these worms, you can hear them joyfully devouring leaves in what sounds like a light rainfall on an old tinned roof.
April 21, 2022

Uganda to officially commence silk fabric production on complete installation of 2 silk factories

With the installation of these machines, Uganda stands a great opportunity to great revenue and much better, more employment opportunities for her population, leading to improved standards of living through improved household incomes, with the great number employment opportunities created by the project.
March 28, 2022

TRIDI FARMERS REAPING BIG, OFF SERI-MONEY

TRIDI is currently employing over 1500 Ugandans and many among these, have reaped greatly out of the chunks of cake shares which sericulture has served to them, ever since they joined the project. “I have since built my own shelter, paid my children’s school fees and bought a goat plus catered for many other household and personal necessities out of the money I earn as a casual worker for the project,” Ms. Melon Katwesigye, a casual worker working with TRIDI.
March 24, 2022

Seri-tribute to the Parish Development Model

The project, is currently being implemented in 24 districts i.e. Bukedea, Kiruhura, Sheema, Lira, Luweero, Kween, Nwoya, Pallisa, Busia, Bulambuli, Gomba, Kayunga, Nakaseke, Iganga, Mubende, Buikwe, Zombo, Pader, among others, with 1,548 acres of mulberry established and 2 factories under installation in Sheema and Kween. This has created jobs for over 700 Ugandans directly, who derive their livelihoods from the silk project. The project’s target is 50,000 acres of mulberry plantations, silk reeling factories in 50 districts across all regions of Uganda.
March 21, 2022

THE BEAUTY OF HYGIENE IN SILKWORM REARING FOR SILK PRODUCTION

Make it habit, like you do in eating that you have to wash hands before you eat, wash hands before entering a rearing house or touching anything in the rearing house, then also after leaving it, wash your hands again. This will generally help solve most of the disease challenges