Economist Fred Muhumuza said many of the programmes that are targeted to improve agriculture are implemented at the level of local government and yet many of the people involved in such programmes are clueless.
The three groups are Nyeko- rac community Farmers’ Cooperative Society, Itek- okile Rice Growers and Multipurpose Cooperative Society Ltd and Bar Orphan Widows and Widowers- (BOWW) Cooperative Society.
Sam Apedel, Spokesperson National Water and Sewerage Cooperation, says government is planning to construct a sewer line that connects to Victoria Mall to transport sewerage to a treatment facility so as to effectively manage the sewerage problem at the mall.
In fighting pests, the Uganda Organic Agriculture Policy stipulates that farmers should use plant combinations technically known as bio-rational to dispel pests and disease causing agents from their crops fields.
Moroto has been under livestock quarantine since January this year, following an outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease. But this week, a number of herdsmen brought cattle to the market, claiming that they had secured permission from area leaders to sell off the livestock despite the quarantine.
During the funeral held on Sunday at Izahura Primary School in Bundibugyo, Museveni, in his speech delivered by Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Sekandi, said the queen mother had played a key role in the transformation of not only Rwenzori region but also the entire country.