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Montane agriculture – Landwirtschaft in den Bergen

Toro Botanical Gardens

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On the outskirts of Fort Portal, Toro Botanical Gardens occupies 50 ha as demonstration gardens where various plants are conserved, like medicinal plants, spices, fruits, herbs, shrubs and trees, among them also hardwood species. Main goal of this project founded in 2001 is to raise awareness for the vegetation of the Albertine Rift Valley. In addition, this is the perfect place for bird nerds with a broad variety of forest and woodland species. Weiterlesen

Fort Portal

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Fort Portal the second. We´ve been in Fort Portal five years ago, and we´ve really liked it. Back then, it had its nickname “Fort Pothole” for a good reason but besides that, it was a nice, well-developed town amidst a montane region with a lot of coffee and tea plantations. Neighbouring Rwenzori mountains are the reason why it rains a lot in and around Fort Portal, the nearly black volcanic soil is very fertile, and because of its altitude of 1.525 m, the climate in town is moderate with cool nights. I call it German weather. Weiterlesen