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12:50
12:50

Large Swarms of Desert Locusts Invade Northern Uganda agriculture 2 1 Top story

Bosco Ongom Cankura, the Lagoro Sub County Chairperson says the locusts have invaded all the four parishes of Lawko, Laber, Pawidi, And Lalano adding that they are posing threats to farming. Cankura cited that the young locusts have already started destroying maize crops belonging to local farmers in Lalano parish.
20:37
20:37

MPs Want NAADs to Distribute Hass Ovacado Seedlings to Farmers agriculture 1 1 Top story

Okori-moe says Hass avocado farming is a worthy investment for commercial farmers, which should be promoted countrywide.
16:45
16:45

PAC Queries Recruitment of Extension Workers agriculture 5 1

Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee has directed the Ministry of Agriculture to avail comprehensive accountability for 32.2 billion Shillings used to recruit agricultural extension workers in financial year 2017/2018.
07:51
07:51

Busoga Farmers to Export Sugarcane to Kenya district 1 1 Top story

Under the MoU, the farmers are required to supply 600 tons of mature sugarcane to the company each day for a period of three months. They will receive Kenya Shillings 4,055 (approximately UGX 146,716) for a ton of cane, two days after delivery. Only farmers registered with the association will be allowed to supply cane upon endorsement by their chairperson.
15:56
15:56

Caterpillars Disrupt Operations at Bugembe Court authority 1 3

The caterpillars have entered the court hall, compound and administration offices, making it difficult for court authorities to attend to their daily duties.
07:57
07:57

Mak Don Gets UGX 480m Climate Change Grant people 2

The research will involve investigating the probable influence of this temperature limit on crop production and water needs including the influence on rainfall, humidity, winds and cloudiness over Uganda.
18:30
18:30

Gov't Completed Only Four Irrigation Schemes agriculture 1

President Museveni says four of the seventeen irrigation he promised during last year's State of the Nation address are ready for use.
18:11
18:11

Museveni Contradicting Himself on Creation of New Districts –Analysts Makerere University 5 1

They say for instance the cost of maintaining the increasing number of districts, municipalities town councils, and sub-counties is shooting to unbearable levels.
14:56
14:56

Museveni Donates UGX 300M to Orthodox Church Uganda 1 3 Top story

According to Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga, the Archbishop of the Orthodox Church says the cathedral will be known as Hagia Sophia Cathedral.
13:55
13:55

Parliament Tasks Gov’t on National Irrigation Plan agriculture 1 1

Parliament has tasked government to expedite the finalization of the National Irrigation Plan to guide irrigation development in the Agriculture Sector.
16:24
16:24

Agriculture Officers Confiscate Counterfeit Agro-Chemicals lives 2

Byaruhanga explains that only one of the six Agro-Chemical shops they inspected met the standards set by Ministry of Agriculture.
16:06
16:06

Uganda's First Female Legislator Speaks Out girl child 3 1

Lubega told URN that her main focus in parliament was the well being of women across the country. Asked for her advice to Ugandans, Lubega asked them to emulate the principles on which the country was founded such as being God fearing and hard working.
10:25
10:25

Farmers Unaware of Registration Exercise coffee 4 1

Government through the Ministry of Agriculture initiated the Agriculture Cluster Development Project. The project is aimed at registering farmers so as to suit the objective of transforming agriculture from being predominantly subsistence to commercial for food security in the country, increase household incomes and promoting exports.
14:09
14:09

Ugandan Poverty is a Result of Egotism - Museveni president museveni 1 4

Museveni says that many scoffed at him when demonstrated how one can use a few acres of land for various activities and ensure constant harvests using drip irrigation. The technology allows water to flow under low pressure through plastic bottles and tubes tied along the plants.
15:21
15:21

Government Encourages Youth to Engage in Agriculture internet 6 1

Speaking to Journalists ahead of the annual Agricultural trade show on Monday morning, Ssempijja said that the government is engaged in activities that would enable youths to engage in commercial agriculture both at a small and large scale.
09:21
09:21

Cooperatives Need More Sacrifice From Members – Karizo cooperative society 4 1

Several coffee farmers across the country have on several occasions asked government to revive cooperative societies if they are to enhance agricultural production.
08:25
08:25

Ugandans Unaware of Where to Sell Agricultural Produce market 1 3

80 percent of the farmers in Uganda are engaged in both subsistence and commercial agriculture. However, the sector only contributes to 46 percent of export earnings mainly because very few of the farmers know where and how to market their produce.
17:49
17:49

MAAIF Official 2018 Manifesto Week Statement-Verbatim uganda 1 Top story

Today, close to 80 of the households in the country are involved in agriculture and going by Financial Year 2016/17 the sector contributed 24.9 of the national GDP and 72.9 of the total national export earnings.
13:12
13:12

Hoima Residents To Protest Over Poor Roads agriculture 1 1

Led by Richard Byurahanga, the Buraru parish councilor the residents told Uganda Radio Network that at times expectant mothers are forced to deliver on the way due to the poor state of the road.
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