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16:34
16:34

Poor Extension Services Affecting Farmers In Kasese kasese farmers 5 1

The District Chief Administrative Officer-CAO Asuman Masereka say the extension service officers in the district are no longer working.
15:06
15:06

Uganda National Farmers Federation Welcomes Parish Model Program 3

UNAFFE President Dick Nuwamanya says that the current structures in place are adequate for the implementation of the model. He says that the only problem would be the will to implement the proposal.
12:07
12:07

Amuru Farmers Venture Into Cashew Nuts Growing foreign exchange 3 2

The perennial tree starts bearing fruits after three years of planting and usually each tree can reach full bearing capacity during tenth year while giving remunerative yields for another 20 years.
17:10
17:10

Negligence Aiding Cattle Thefts in Agago 5 1

Local leaders in the district reveal that unspecified heads of cattle have been stolen in recent months in several sub-counties bordering the Karamoja region from farmers who normally leave animals to graze on their own.
13:13
13:13

Lira District Registers Drop in Number of Groups Seeking UWEP Funds 4

Ronnie Olao, the District’s UWEP coordinator attributed the reduction in the number of groups to failure by the first groups to pay back despite being a revolving fund.
07:50
07:50

Kasese Cultivators Cry over Compensation for Crops Lost During Resettlement of Basongora 5 1

The group mainly composed of cultivators say that during the resettlement exercise their crops were eaten by animals.
17:38
17:38

28 Cattle Farmers in Kiruhura Face Arrest For Spreading FMD 4

Bright Nuwamanya, the Nyakashashara Sub County chief, says despite registering FMD outbreak in their farms, the farmers freely move around their cattle in contravention of the quarantine.
09:58
09:58

Farmers, Local Leaders Decry The Appalling State of Kitholu Road Network poor roads 2 4 Top story

Yonasi Kithola, the Kithoulu Sub County LC V Councilor, says the district has severally spoken about the economic impact of the poor road network on the area. He says today only a few farmers can afford the high transport costs to deliver their produce to markets in Bwera and Kasese town.
08:50
08:50

Cocoa Farmers, Experts Demand Establishment of Independent Authority 2 5 Top story

Emmanuel Lubega, the Uganda-South Sudan national coordinator at the East African Business Council-EABC, says such a body like a case is for cotton and coffee would ensure farmer’s produce in line with the set standards.
08:29
08:29

Sembabule Receives UGX 540M for Repair of Community Access Roads 1 Top story

Steven Katwire, the Senior Agricultural Engineer in the Ministry of Agriculture says that the money has been allocated in response to a request by the district authorities who sought support towards repairing some of the community access roads in the area that are in bad shape.
11:10
11:10

Amolatar Farmers Counting Losses After Heavy Rains 3 1

The affected villages include Kitaleba A’ where 120 households were affected, 80 from Kitaleba B’ and some from Nakatiti.
09:55
09:55

​EALA MP Kasamba Laid To Rest, Praised For Fighting Food Insecurity 6 1

While delivering President Yoweri Museveni's condolence message, the Deputy speaker Jacob Oulanya who was the chief mourner, appealed to all leaders to emulate Kasamba and take forward his legacy for the good of the country.
14:52
14:52

Farmers in Acholi Raise Concern over Dilapidated Produce Stores Amuru Town Council 2 1

Several stores across the eight districts in the region are non-functional or their roofs were blown out by violent storms.
13:25
13:25

Kiruhura Town Council Veterinary Officer Arrested For Flouting FMD Directives 3

Kiruhura LCV Chairperson, Rev Samuel Katugunda, says that Muheirwe was given two bulls from Kashongi to take to the government ranch in Kiruhura town council, but instead took them to an unknown place.
12:04
12:04

Integrated Seed Development Project Winds Up 1 4

Paul Mwambu, the Commissioner for Crop Inspection and Certification at the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, expressed worry that the implementation of the new Seed Policy could slow down with the end of the ISSD project.
11:05
11:05

Abapiri Oil Seed Cooperative Society Seeks UGX 400m to Construct Warehouse 3 1

The Cooperative which deals in soya beans, maize, simsim and other cereal crops, plans to construct a store that will be used by the members to bulk their farm produce for sale, however the Coop does not have adequate resources to implement the plan.
12:13
12:13

Gov't Asked To invest More In Cotton Value Chain To Open Up Employment Opportunities 1 3 Top story

Jolly K Sabune, the Director of Cotton Development Organization-CDO says the opportunities in the cotton value chain that include production of fertilizers, soap and edible oil are not fully exploited because many people do not have the resources to invest in the business.
15:50
15:50

Suspected Black Quarter Disease Leaves 25 Cows Dead in Kitgum 2

The outbreak was reported in the villages of Boroboro, Lapana, Oryang, Nyapea and Layika in Pugoda parish in Namukora Sub County.
18:06
18:06

Kapokin Residents Reject Government's UGX300 million Valley Dam Project 2

The residents said that they do not need a valley dam since they do not have cattle and advised the officials to try finding other means for "eating" money. They also said the the valley dam project targets to grab their land.
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