Kuskus, a resident of Napak and chairperson of the district land board observes that the new trend of grazing in Teso, Lango and Acholi by the Karimojong pastoralists during dry spells has just been adapted and optimized by wrong elements.
According to a letter signed by Dr Doris Kiconco on behalf of the Commissioner, Animal Health in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, all the surrounding areas with the radius of 20km will also be affected.
Dr. Moses Okino, the Moroto District Veterinary Officer, says they have written to the Commissioner, Animal Health in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries for guidance and intervention.
Joseph Telo, a resident of Rupa Sub County observes that while communities are taken by surprise on some land issues, the area leadership is ware of the process that land grabbers use to take over their land.
Peter Lodiya, a farmer in Nadunget Sub County observes that whereas farmers placed the request for tractors in December last year, it is meaningless to deliver them in June. He says that the planting season has passed for the tractors to add value to farmers this season.