Faculty of Agriculture, Environment and Community Development

For rural communities, this faculty aims at creating sustainable systems and management of food, water, nutrition and good stewardship of environment.

 

The faculty is an undergraduate course with various departments and aims to produce and share knowledge from research and community lie-time experience for sustainable rural development. Areas of studies include food production and post-harvest, natural resource (land, water, forest) management. The programs are designed to produce problem-solving graduates equipped with knowledge and tools able to adapt to changing circumstances in the field and can also further their professions and academic researches. Faulty members and students keep close collaboration with local communities, cooperatives, local government and research and academic institutions in order to meet the demands of the society.

Knowledge, Awareness, and Perception of Minembwe Reproductive Age Women

Knowledge, Awareness, and Perception of Minembwe Reproductive Age Women on the Use of Modern Contraceptive Method

Freddy Rukema Kaniki

Abstract:-The struggle to have a choice whenever women and girls want to control pregnancy has been a great challenge as far as human history. The majority of rural women in sub-Saharan Africa have little or inadequate information on modern birth control. This study was conducted to assess the knowledge, awareness, and perception of Minembwe women of reproductive age on the use of modern contraceptive methods. This was a descriptive study that collected primary data through a structured questionnaire distributed to women who consented to participate in the study and data collected was analyzed using IBM-SPSS version 21.0. There were 370 participants of which the... Read More

Modern Birth Control Methods, a Discourse of a Sub-Saharan African Rural Community

Modern Birth Control Methods, a Discourse of a Sub-Saharan African Rural Community: The Case of Minembwe, Drc

Freddy Rukema Kaniki, Lazare Sebitereko Rukundwa

The decision for couples to freely choose the number of children and spacing pregnancies continue to be an issue in some settings, particularly in the African context where traditional culture, religious belief, social environment, and gender equity deeply continue to influence lifestyle and health behaviors. This matters as it reflects the extent to which women have the...  Read More