Grace Kazigate Fatumah, a member of The National Agriculture Advisory Services-NAADS secretariat she says the recent NAADS assessment findings on apple growing across the country indicate an observable lack of skills among farmers and extension workers on how the crop is planted, maintained and marketed.
In July last year, the residents rejected a survey report from the Ministry of Lands accusing the surveyors of being comprised by UWA. The parties resolved that the community will have an independent surveyor who will then work with a government surveyor and local leaders to handle the process of boundary re-opening.
UNRA started providing ferry services across the channel in June this year, following the temporary closure of the Kazinga Channel Bridge along the Kasese-Katunguru-Ishaka road for emergency rehabilitation works. But the ferry has since been having technical faults.
On Tuesday UPDF begun the interview process that also involves medical screening, verification of academic documents and answering an aptitude test before the candidates are scheduled to undertake basic military training.
Under a common agreement, UCDA supports nursery bed operators with extension services and in turn, buys the seedlings. The operators allege that they have been paying non-receipted Shillings 30,000 whenever their gardens had to be inspected for prospective supply or need to renew operation certificates.
This brings to six, the number of people found dead under unclear circumstances in less than two weeks in the municipality. Four of these are not known to locals in the areas where the bodies were found.
Mujungu, the National Resistance Movement -NRM party candidate won the parliamentary race with 7,601 votes, defeating his main challenger Jackson Mbaju who got 7,522 votes and eight others. But Mbaju petitioned the court to challenge the outcome of the polls citing cases of voter bribery, ballot stuffing and the existence of ghost voters of the register.
The project funded by GOAL International with support from the Master Card Foundation will support 300,000 beneficiaries in 18 districts. The target groups include young women and men, refugees and youth with disabilities.