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06:37
06:37

Abim Residents Abandon Gardens over Stray Elephants 4 1

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 1 3

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 5 2

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 3 1 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 4 2

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 3 1

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.
09:07
09:07

Mandela Millers Gets ISO 22000 Certification for Food Safety and Quality Assurance raw material 3 1

Patricia Bageine Ejalu, the Deputy Executive Director of Standards at UNBS, represented the Executive Director at the award ceremony held at the company's premises in Busega.
08:12
08:12

Oil Palm Growing in Busoga Sub Region Kicks Off After 13 Years of Waiting farmer 3

Suzan Lakwonero, NOPP Project Manager, who oversaw the planting, noted that after years of anticipation by farmers in Mayuge, every registered farmer would now have the opportunity to plant oil palm gardens to improve their livelihoods.
10:08
10:08

Low-Cost Biogas Project Increases Household Uptake 5

A typical system, with a 12 cubic meter gas tank costs up to 1.5 million Uganda shillings, which is far less than the 12 million that a dome of equal capacity would cost, according to Mwesigwa.
08:31
08:31

Donated Walking Tractors Lying Idle in Madi Okollo 1 5

Benard Leku, the councilor for Rhino Camp sub-county, revealed that tractors allocated to Ewanga sub-county and Inde Town council have remained uncollected at the district headquarters since December last year.
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