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14:16
14:16

Kiira Regional Police to Boost Incomes of Officers’ Spouses Through Agriculture husband 1 1

The initiative is targeting an estimate of 150 officers’ spouses, who shall be skilled in modern agricultural techniques, with support from civil society organizations and operation wealth creation-OWC officials.
15:13
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Jinja Produce Dealers Stuck with Maize Products Due to Export Restrictions agriculture 1 2

The ban was later lifted, but with strict conditions on exporters as Kenyan authorities sought to curb shipping in of the cancer-causing aflatoxins. The country's agriculture ministry said that all maize importers would be required to be registered, and possess a certificate of conformity on aflatoxin levels for every consignment. The traders are also expected to issue details of their warehouses clearly explaining the mode of storage and drying.
16:34
16:34

New Program to Ease Access to Energy for Ugandans in Agriculture irrigation 3

Power for All says most low-cost renewable power sources are very undeveloped, save for powered irrigation, which is nearing maturity.
05:54
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Produce Exporters Worried About Future of Agriculture Sector prices 2

James Kanyije, the Chief Executive Officer KK Fresh Produce Exporters Ltd, says they are worried that farmers could abandon agriculture due to the glitch in the market.
07:51
07:51

Busoga Farmers to Export Sugarcane to Kenya district 1 1 Top story

Under the MoU, the farmers are required to supply 600 tons of mature sugarcane to the company each day for a period of three months. They will receive Kenya Shillings 4,055 (approximately UGX 146,716) for a ton of cane, two days after delivery. Only farmers registered with the association will be allowed to supply cane upon endorsement by their chairperson.
18:11
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Museveni Contradicting Himself on Creation of New Districts –Analysts Makerere University 5 1

They say for instance the cost of maintaining the increasing number of districts, municipalities town councils, and sub-counties is shooting to unbearable levels.
09:21
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Cooperatives Need More Sacrifice From Members – Karizo cooperative society 4 1

Several coffee farmers across the country have on several occasions asked government to revive cooperative societies if they are to enhance agricultural production.
08:25
08:25

Ugandans Unaware of Where to Sell Agricultural Produce market 1 3

80 percent of the farmers in Uganda are engaged in both subsistence and commercial agriculture. However, the sector only contributes to 46 percent of export earnings mainly because very few of the farmers know where and how to market their produce.
17:49
17:49

MAAIF Official 2018 Manifesto Week Statement-Verbatim uganda 1 Top story

Today, close to 80 of the households in the country are involved in agriculture and going by Financial Year 2016/17 the sector contributed 24.9 of the national GDP and 72.9 of the total national export earnings.
13:12
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Hoima Residents To Protest Over Poor Roads agriculture 1 1

Led by Richard Byurahanga, the Buraru parish councilor the residents told Uganda Radio Network that at times expectant mothers are forced to deliver on the way due to the poor state of the road.
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Rural Areas Must Change from Misery to Prosperity –AfDB agriculture funding

Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank, the future of Africas youth does not lie in migration to Europe, but in a prosperous Africa. This is part of his message ahead of the International Migrants Day, December 18.
08:07
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WFP: More Smaller Holder Farmers Supplying Improved Grain world food program 1 3

Rebecca Mukyala, a farmer under Nambale Farmers Organisation in Iganga district, says they came together as a group of 156 farmers and gathered 40 tons of maize for sale to WFP. She says initially they had challenges in regards to handling the produce due to pests, but with the good storage practices they succeeded.
16:12
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Experts Warn Against 'Unbalanced Budget' Allocations health budget 2 1 Top story

Francis Kamulegeya, the Country Senior Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers Uganda outlines improved accessibility to markets and social services, reduced transport costs, increased production, improved trade, industrial growth and job creation as some of the priorities the budget should focus on.
07:18
07:18

Scientists Asked to Tap Into Expired Agriculture Patents gmos in uganda 2 1

A patent allows the owner to profit from his or her genius when they invent something new. No one else can manufacture or sell that invention unless granted permission. However, that protection does not last forever.
14:04
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Incomplete Tasks Ruin End of Livelihoods Programme in Northern Uganda agriculture 4

The project which started in 2010, focused on the restoration of the productive capacity of farmers, and strengthening linkages to agricultural service provision in terms of advice, supplies, processing and access to rural finance. It runs up to November 30th 2014.
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Oil Waste: Nwoya Man Struggles to Sell his Produce local market 4 Top story

Olwoch expects to harvest up to 10 acres of rice this season but doesn't hope to sell it in Purongo or Nwoya district because of the negative attitude amongst residents.
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