The donation includes 300,000 doses of Foot and mouth Disease vaccines in cattle and other big ruminants, 140,000 doses for small ruminants, and another 200,000 doses for lung disease in small ruminants. It also included re-agents and tool kits for laboratory use that shall be used to aid early detection of outbreaks, which the field officers have to immediately report to the ministry.
Traditionally, Karamoja relied on a nomadic lifestyle and cattle for sustenance, but in recent years, the government has been promoting crop farming to address chronic food shortages and improve household incomes.
Namubiru Masitula, a veterinary technician at the National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC & DB), explained that the new pregnancy test kit involves drawing blood from the presumed pregnant cow.
This development eliminates the need for officers to travel to the
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC & DB) in
Entebbe, as the AI centers now have the necessary facilities for storage.
Leading and speaking on behalf of the market vendors, Sam Kutesa noted that many of them have vacated the market over the said rates. Kitooro market has 1,075 spaces for stalls and lock-up shops but less than 300 vendors currently occupy spaces in the market.
The market has 1,075 spaces for stalls and lock-up shops but there are less than 330 vendors occupying the market, despite the council projecting to collect over one billion shillings from rent by end of the 2021/2023 financial year.
In his June 20th letter to Tumwebaze, Museveni says the Turkish Investment Group has committed to building a modern private hospital in Uganda. "They intended to promote medical tourism in Uganda. The more of such hospitals we can have, the better for our health sector," read Museveni's letter.
On top of fueling deforestation, Lokeris say the heavy use of charcoal and firewood pose health effects associated with indoor air pollution, estimated to lead to more than 18,000 deaths every year and also fueling gender based violence among women and children in the search for firewood.
As a result, he says the new Biogas Project will promote awareness about the need for renewable energy, provide 8,000 bio digesters to 40,000 Ugandans country wide and also offer incentives such as low cost loans to Biogas enterprises.
The group established the Namulanda farmland in 2000 covering 13 hectares. In May 2013, the company secured permission from the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA to use 50 of the 98 hectares of Lutembe Bay wetland. Lutembe Bay wetland sits at the edge of Lake Victoria in Katabi Town Council.
Ssentumbwe says the ministry will liaise with police to ensure professionals are manning the drugshops and also prescribing animal drugs across the country, not just in Kampala where operations have been carried out so far this year.
In June 920 vendors were allocated space in the market, but more than 40 vendors who were in the old Kitooro market and those formerly at Lubigi market in Lugongo-Nakiwogo village say they were denied space in the new market.
In June 920 vendors were allocated space in the market, but more than 40 vendors who were in the old Kitooro market and those formerly at Lubigi market in Lugongo-Nakiwogo village say they have not been allocated space in the new market.
According to the proposed rates, traders with stalls for food, fresh vegetables and Matooke will pay Shillings 30,000, stalls for fish, fruits and charcoal will pay Shillings 50,000 while those with butcheries and chicken cages will pay Shillings 100,000 monthly.
As a result, the council wants to collect shillings 100million a month, translating into shillings 1.2 billion annually.