at_home

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 — at_home [2018/07/29 08:10] (current) Line 1: Line 1: + As the camp is being left, villages are being re-built. Happy families are excited to begin living in their ancestral home after more than a decade in displacement. A look at the new homes makes one see the difference of life in the camp and that at home. + + {{::​img_0534.jpg?​nolink&​490}} + + Even the children are happy. They look more healthy than when they were in the camp\\ \\ \\ + + {{::​img_0538.jpg?​nolink&​512}} + + \\  The Acholi people are primarily peasant farmers. Most of the activiteis is at subsistence level. A family grows a variety of crops and also keeps some animals. A man gets up early morning goes to his garden then comes back before midday to attend to his animals\\ \\ + + {{::​a_herdsman.jpg?​nolink&​512}} + + \\ \\ \\  Fruit trees are becoming popular in this part of Uganda\\ ​ + + {{::​pinapple.jpg?​nolink&​576}} + + \\ + + {{::​img_0451.jpg?​nolink&​576}} + + \\  Arable land is so extensive that the Acholi are sometimes suspicious that other people would want to grab it. It so much valued because it is our only visible wealth. The picture below shows part of this land. It is about 120 kilometres from Pagak.As you can see, this land has not been unoccupied. It extends for more than 80km in length and breath. If we had the neccessary technology and adequate resources we would have no reason for living in poverty. This land could be used for growing all sorts of tropical crops and even for livestock rearing.\\ \\  Even where there are forests, the vegetation is not able to iterrupt farming. + + {{::​extyend2.jpg?​nolink&​512}} + + \\ \\ \\ + + {{::​extensive.jpg?​nolink&​512}} + + \\ \\ + + {{::​img_0510.jpg?​nolink&​512}}
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