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13:18
13:18

Lands Ministry Cautions Women on Signing Family Land Purchase Documents As Mere Witnesses land exploitation 1

Obbo emphasized that women often contribute significantly to the purchase of land, yet they sign agreements as mere witnesses. This practice allows their spouses to sell the land without their consent in case of a disagreement.
11:19
11:19

Longoromit Dam Rehabilitation Commences in Kaabong 1 4

The Longoromit water facility, now dry and surrounded by cultivated land, is the first to undergo rehabilitation. Other dams scheduled for rehabilitation include Kobebe in Moroto, Arechek in Napak, Kaomeri in Abim, and Kailong in Kotido. For instance, the Longoromit water facility that is now under rehabilitation dried off completely and the community had cultivated around its water catchment area.
15:10
15:10

Agriculture Ministry Roots For Oil Seeds Growing In Karamoja 1 4

According to the project plan, the pilot scheme will run from the selected five sub-counties per district targeting a total of 120,000 smallholder households. It also has a component of supporting oil seed production and the construction of the 2500 kilometers of community access roads to ease the transportation of produce.
10:35
10:35

Egypt Donates 3 Million FMD Vaccines to Uganda 1

the vaccines were expected to arrive in Uganda on Thursday 23rd May 2024.
06:37
06:37

Abim Residents Abandon Gardens over Stray Elephants 1 4

According to farmers, they have for long been investing resources in the farms, hoping to get good harvests but it all ends in losses as the elephants continue destroying their crops.
11:25
11:25

Ministry Releases 900,000 FMD doses for Emergency Response Vaccines 4 Top story

The procurement of vaccines, facilitated by Chief of Defence Forces Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba, includes a policy shift where the government will import vaccines, with farmers bearing the cost of in
08:50
08:50

Pigskin Leather Products Surprise Young Swineherds 2 2

The products were part of the display at the Piggery Value Chain Symposium, which attracted over 800 swineherds, both physically and online.
16:34
16:34

NARO Partners With Rwenzururu To Transform Agriculture In Rwenzori 1

A statement from NARO on Friday said the partnership is a strategic alliance focused on enhancing the dissemination and adoption of technologies, innovations, and management practices (TIMPs) generated by NARO.
14:32
14:32

Bunyoro Sugarcane Growers Sign MoU with Victoria Sugar 1

Bunyoro sub-region currently has four sugar factories including Kinyara Sugar Works Limited, Hoima Sugar Factory, Kiryandongo Sugar Limited, and Bwendero Sugar Factory.
10:28
10:28

Karamoja Leaders Demand Desilting of Dams 3 1

The multi-billion water projects such as Kobebe in Moroto, Arechek in Napak, Longoromit in Kaabong, Kaomeri in Abim, and Kailong in Kotido which were constructed between 2009 and 2011 are now silted due to the poor management by the pastoral communities.
19:30
19:30

Take on High Value Crops; Museveni Tells Tea Farmers 2

The president’s message, followed a presentation by Col. Tom Butiime, the minister of Tourism and MP Mwenge Central in Kyenjojo district who informed the president that government need to urgently intervene in the plight of tea farmers with many abandoning their farms over drop in prices.
08:18
08:18

Rainforest Alliance, Partners Launch New Project to Eliminate Child Labour in Rwenzori 2 5

Funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs with additional support from Nespresso, the project follows the conclusion of a related three-year project titled "Child Education Project" in the region.
07:26
07:26

Uganda Tightens Inspection on More Crops to Improve Export Quality 2 2

According to Samula, the traceability regime for these crops will transition from solely assessing the product to encompassing the entire production process. He emphasizes the need for collaboration among industry stakeholders, including exporters like Victoria Horticultural Exporters, to uphold quality standards at the farm level.
15:04
15:04

Flash Floods Sweep Villages in Nabilatuk call for help 1 3 Top story

Zacharia Onyang, the LC1 chairperson of Lokom village in Nabilatuk Sub County said that the flash floods have swept the villages of Napayan, Nawonyonoit, and Lokaala primary school.
08:29
08:29

Farmers in Karamoja Decry Lack of Seeds 2 4

Jonathan Moru, a farmer from Nadunget sub-county in Moroto district, laments that despite having over four acres of land prepared for planting, he is unable to proceed without seeds.
08:36
08:36

Co-ops Tipped on Transformation Through Agricultural Tourism cooperative 5 1

Leonard Okello, the Chief Executive Officer at the Institute says this was one of the reasons that they decided on a fully paid trip for the most innovative cooperative society, to one of the top tourism centres in the country.
09:30
09:30

Farmers in Karamoja Get Walking Tractors 3 3

Dr Paul Okullo, the Nabuin Zonal Agricultural Research Institute Director said that the idea of walking tractors was conceived after realizing that most farmers had less than five acres of land which is not cost-effective for big tractors.
17:18
17:18

Gov't Asked to Intensify Sensitization of Extension Workers on Hass Avocado 1 3

Hass Avocado is a commercially popular and nutritious fruit and one of the 19 crops that the Ministry of Agriculture is promoting under the Agricultural value chain development strategy.
09:57
09:57

Bukomansimbi Farmers Harvest Immature Coffee to Combat Theft 1 1

Joseph Luwaga, the Bukomansimbi LCV Councillor representing Kagologolo Town Council indicates that many farmers are becoming impatient due to the high prices of coffee, which has also raised incidents of theft reported in the area.
10:01
10:01

NSSF Funded Company to Market Farmers' Produce 4

Antonio Querido, the FAO Country Representative in Uganda says the country is among the most vulnerable and that there is need to put adequate focus on areas that may enhance this vulnerability.
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