The Teso farming system covers the districts of Katakwii, Kaberemaido, Kumi, Soroti and Pallisa.
This farming system has an area of 14,000 km2 and a population of about one million people
(Rwabogo 1998). The population is over 90% rural and depends almost entirely on agriculture. It is
an agro-past oral system, which is still based on the production of annual crops and livestock in a
mixed farming system at subsistence level. The Lango farming system covers an area of 13,741
km2 and has also a population of about one million people (Rwabogo 1998). It covers the districts
of Lira and Apac and is characterized by cultivation of annual crops such as millet, groundnuts,