Believe it or not there is a serious debate raging in Uganda…over Louisiana red swamp crayfish. The beautiful Lake Bunyonyi (or ‘Place of many little birds’) in south-western Uganda was one of the African sites for an interesting experiment: introduction of the critters from Louisiana. Crayfish are not native to the African continent, nor are they part of traditional diets, so they were not necessarily a welcome addition to the ecosystem. Continue reading “Lake Bunyonyi – Crawfish in Uganda?”
Have you heard about our local goat business?! All profits will go directly to sustaining local incomes for ROWAN staff members.
Anyone who cooks knows that it’s great fun to attempt recipes from other parts of the world. Now that once-localized ingredients are widely available, why not try something new in the kitchen? We’ve already shared our recipes for the popular matooke & seasonal nsenene, today lets make some bread, Ugandan style! Continue reading “Millet Bread – A Uganda Staple”
Happy International Women’s Day!
There are so many women who make ROWAN what it is – like our nurses, teachers, widows, students, midwives, AIDS advocates, and more…
but today, we want to honor YOU. Continue reading “For All of the Lovely Ladies Behind ROWAN”
ROWAN is located in the equatorial country of Uganda & we enjoy sharing facts about the country with our readers. This is an immensely diverse country with plenty of irrigation water & an amazing variety of life. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is home to a nomadic tribe of endangered mountain gorillas, kept company by an array of diverse mammal & bird species.
Continue reading “Uganda’s Mgahinga Gorilla National Park”
ROWAN is located in the beautiful country of Uganda & we enjoy sharing fun facts about the country with our readers. This is an immensely diverse equatorial country with an amazing variety of flora & fauna. The location combined with the sheer volume of water available in local rivers & lakes makes it a great place to grow flowers.
Continue reading “Uganda’s Growing Flower Industry”