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Table 3 Adaptation strategies used by smallholder farmers to mitigate the effects of climate change and the proportion of respondents that practiced them in Amuru and Apac districts

From: Determinants of smallholder farmers’ adaptation strategies to the effects of climate change: Evidence from northern Uganda

Adaptation strategy Overall Amuru Apac
Freq % Freq % Freq %
Planting drought-resistant varieties 314 79.5 105 80.8 209 78.9
Use of improved seeds 228 57.9 55 42.3 173 65.3
Use of chemical fertilizers 93 23.6 23 17.7 70 26.4
Intensive use of pesticides 247 62.5 75 57.7 172 64.9
Fallowing the garden 263 66.6 88 67.7 175 66.0
Use of different crop varieties 379 96.4 128 98.5 251 94.7
Practicing tree planting 152 38.5 42 32.3 110 41.5