Laban Musinguzi, the Executive Director of Agro Fresh Uganda, says that government needs to invest in training of youths on better farming practices to ensure good farm to harvest practices and also fund their investments in agriculture.
The economy was recovering from the effects of the March-to-June 2020 lockdown, with both the Bank of Uganda and the private sector reporting revived activity, despite some sectors remaining under lock.
The Manager, Market Surveillance Daniel Arorwa, this is intentional because some manufacturers tend to relax on standards especially when they have already got their certificates. He says informing them of an impending visit would therefore give them chance to hide the violations they have been committing against the certificates they have.
Luwero Town Clerk Irene Nakamatte issued a notice In July directing the District Kadhi Sheikh Ramadhan Mulindwa to stop operations of the market that was established on part of the 20-acre piece of land belonging to the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council. The market was established two months ago by Kadhi Mulindwa at Kalongomiti Zone in Luwero town.
Henry Musasizi, the State Minister for Finance revealed the figures while appearing before a joint meeting of the Public Accounts and the Local Government committees of Parliament which is reviewing a list of beneficiaries of the COVID-19 cash, which was tabled before parliament by Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja last month.
More than 200 acres of maize, groundnuts, finger millets, soya beans, sunflower, and potato gardens have already been destroyed by the wild animals in the villages of Lotor, Wipol, Akadojwat, Lamingonen, Umgot, Tikao, and Toboi in Gule Parish.
At the time, many of the traders were not given chance to remove their merchandise from the outlets, as landlords kept them under lock and key. But as the President lifted the lockdown last week, landlords added additional padlocks for those with rent arrears denying them access to the shops.
The government contracted Multiplex Construction Company Limited and Roko Construction Company Limited to construct Masaka Modern Central Market and Mbarara Modern Central Market in Mbarara respectively.
The Minister; Betty Amongi appeared before a joint committee comprising both the Public Accounts and the Local Government committees last evening to respond to queries about the list of beneficiaries of the COVID-19 cash, which was tabled before parliament by Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja last month.
According to Namukwaya, one of the two men armed with machetes suddenly started hacking Mugera while she yelled for help. The assailants warned to kill her if she continued to shout. She explains that the attack took less than a minute leaving Mugera in a pool of blood.
The army sealed off Kigungu and Ndese landing sites and confiscated over 150 boats following the murder of Private Samuel Okodoi by two fishermen on July 16th, 2021. Okodoi was trying to apprehend them for engaging in illegal fishing activities.