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Zombo district found in West Nile constitutes of very fertile lands that have a beautiful topological structure which makes the agricultural activities possible.
According to the statistics, Zombo district sits on a total land size of 939.3 km2. Of this land, 91% is arable land, 5% is swamps and running water and a further 4% comprises forests and forest reserves.

The topology is generally hilly steep U shaped and V shaped valleys. The common soil types are red and dark clay and loamy soils that are mature and fertile.

The different soil types in the district has contributed to the steady and reliable supply of foodstuffs like Irish Potatoes, Maize, Cassava, Ground Nuts, Soya Beans, Beans, sweet Potatoes and vegetables like Tomatoes, Cabbages and Onions across the district. Actually zombo district is known to be the food basket of West Nile and some parts of DRC.

Commercial Agriculture

The people of Zombo grow the best Arabic coffee in Uganda and it has continued to be main source of income to so many homesteads. Other crops include:-

  • Tree planting
  • Coffee
  • Tea

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