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11:00
11:00

BCU to Evict Police Posts, Sub County Headquarters from Primary Society Premises 1

John Musila, the BCU Board Vice-chairperson listed the premises of Magale primary society in Lwakhakha zone in Namisindwa district, Bubolo primary society in Bugitimwa sub-county in Sironko, Tandiga primary society in Butandiga sub-county Sironko district and Mala primary society in Mufutu town council among others as those occupied by police posts and town councils respectively.
17:54
17:54

Bee Farmers in Karamoja Decry lack of Market for their Products 2 1

Simon Lokoru, a bee farmer in Katikekile sub-county in Moroto district, says that he decided to venture into beekeeping because the activity requires low investment since the requirements are just bee hives and a few simple tools for harvesting.
11:29
11:29

BCU Starts Documenting Primary Society Land 1

According to Nandala, most of their primary societies have lost land to their neighbors, some of whom have forged land titles. He explained that they have started documenting their land in partnership with district land boards such that before the start of next year all primary society land is surveyed.
21:54
21:54

UNBS Opens Food Safety Laboratory in Mbale City 3 1

The laboratory will be the centre where the standards of various products including juice, water, food, and other beverages in the Eastern region are tested before given a go ahead to the be sold to the general public or exported.
14:38
14:38

West Nile Coffee Farmers to Cash From Carbon Farming 2 1

Christopher Amodo, the project officer for Solidaridad Uganda, the implementing partner of the project says the amount of carbon stored by the trees will be measured, there by granting them access to carbon credit markets for the coffee farmers.
10:32
10:32

MPs Reject Museveni’s Proposal on UPDF Role in Fisheries Bill 1 3

The Fisheries Bill was initially passed by Parliament on 3rd May 2022 but the President declined to assent pending reconsideration of several provisions.
07:48
07:48

Finance Minister, Parliament Disagree on Seedlings Distribution Method coffee seedlings 6 1

Kasaija told parliament that this policy change did not provide for any transition to address the already produced seedlings by the certified nursery operators to supply to the farmers.
13:00
13:00

5 Eye Sebei Cooperative Union Top Position 1 1

Seventy-two co-operative societies across Sebei sub-region are to decide who is to take the Union top position for the next four years in an election slated for September 30.
12:03
12:03

Stiff Competition from Oil Seed Crops Affecting Cotton Production 3

Barnabas Moses, the coordinator Apac District Cotton Development Organization says Apac having fertile land, farmers have resorted to growing sunflower, soya beans and maize which earns them more money and are forgetting to grow cotton.
07:59
07:59

Kotido Farmers Warned Against Selling off Their Harvest Kotido district 1 2

Joseph Abura, the Bishop of Karamoja Diocese says that the harvest for this year was very poor, and therefore more hunger crisis is expected come 2023.
16:16
16:16

CSOs Call for Organic Food Laws, Ban on Herbicides 2 5

The CSOs also ask the government to ensure the safe use of other chemicals including fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides by farmers, traders, and other handlers.
09:58
09:58

Harmful Pesticides Threatening Apairy Farming in Rubirizi District 1 4

Vincent Kakye, the General Secretary Magambo Beekeepers Association says the district is experiencing a decline in the population of bees because of the use of harmful pesticides.
14:00
14:00

MUST Develops Organic Fertilizer 2 5

The Organic Fertilizer, I-Soft Organic Fertilizer was innovated and developed by students of the Faculty of Agriculture and Livelihood at MUST in collaboration with the Mbarara Grapes Farmers Association, and Mbarara Agricultural Research Development Institute.
18:11
18:11

Gov't Disptaches Fast Maturing Seeds to Karamoja Region 1 2

The seeds worth 800 million Shillings include tepary beans, cow peas, maize, and green gram seeds. They take about 56 days to mature.
16:46
16:46

Gov't Starts Project to Import 10,000 Tractors to Boost Agriculture 5

State Minister for Agriculture, Fred Kyakulaga, says that even the figure of 4,000 could be much higher than the actual number of functional tractors, which he estimates at 2,500, while many were reportedly smuggled out of the country.
07:19
07:19

Religious, Cultural Institutions and NGOs Join Forces to Fight Climate Change 1 6

Patrick Abal, the Minister for Culture, Heritage, and Tourism under Lango Cultural Foundation, says that the cultural institution has a plan to plant five acres of trees in every district. The institution also entered a partnership with the Busoga Kingdom to plant trees along the shores of Lake Kwania, Kyoga, and the Nile River.
11:49
11:49

Outrage as Gov`t Destroys Thousands of ‘’Sacred Traditional Trees’’ in Acholi Payira Clan 3 8

Lalobo Valentino, Chairperson of the Natural Resource Committee in Pungole Parish and Council member of Payira Clan told URN during an interview that hundreds of the traditional trees have already been destroyed and used for timbers, logs, and charcoal by NAGRC&DB.
14:46
14:46

Kinyamaseke Traders Decry Sorry State of Temporary Market 7 1

Obed Masereka, a butcher told URN that it's tough whenever it rains because the temporary market lacks shelter. He also says that the temporary market is far away from the town council center and only attracts a few buyers.
08:42
08:42

WFP Introduces Rice for Refugees Amidst Maize Scarcity 1

Jogo said the decision follows an assessment conducted by OPM, WFP, and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the West Nile region that found a dire need for food among refugees.
12:26
12:26

Kasese Cotton Farmers Decry Poor Quality Seeds 5 1

Joshua Ayebale, a farmer in Mubuku says that if the government had ensured quality the supply of quality cotton seeds to the farmers and provided the necessary incentives like pesticides, there wouldn't be a need to buy cotton seeds from elsewhere.
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