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11:38
11:38

Counterfeit Agricultural Inputs Irk Luwero Bishop agriculture 3 1

According to Bishop Nsubuga, the diocese has embraced the Operation Wealth Creation Programme and mentored several Christians to engage in agriculture production to improve livelihoods, but this may be affected by counterfeit agro-inputs.
07:15
07:15

Kabuleta Assures Farmers in Acholi Region of Ready Markets For Agricultural Produces agriculture 3 1

Kabuleta says finding market has long been a challenge for farmers not only in Acholi sub-region but the entire country and notes that it’s the responsibility of government to solve it.
16:34
16:34

New Program to Ease Access to Energy for Ugandans in Agriculture irrigation 3

Power for All says most low-cost renewable power sources are very undeveloped, save for powered irrigation, which is nearing maturity.
05:54
05:54

Produce Exporters Worried About Future of Agriculture Sector prices 2

James Kanyije, the Chief Executive Officer KK Fresh Produce Exporters Ltd, says they are worried that farmers could abandon agriculture due to the glitch in the market.
12:50
12:50

Large Swarms of Desert Locusts Invade Northern Uganda agriculture 1 2 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.
07:57
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.
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.
10:25
10:25

Farmers Unaware of Registration Exercise coffee 1 4

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.
08:25
08:25

Ugandans Unaware of Where to Sell Agricultural Produce market 3 1

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.
16:51
16:51

European Union Gives Northern Uganda 150M Euros for Stability unicef 1 4

Pacifici said EUs intention is to narrow the gap and ensure long lasting peace and security in the region. He said Agriculture specifically deserves more attention since despite the potential; it has not helped to reduce food security.
10:04
10:04

Rural Areas Must Change from Misery to Prosperity –AfDB agriculture funding

Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank, the future of Africas youth does not lie in migration to Europe, but in a prosperous Africa. This is part of his message ahead of the International Migrants Day, December 18.
08:07
08:07

WFP: More Smaller Holder Farmers Supplying Improved Grain world food program 1 3

Rebecca Mukyala, a farmer under Nambale Farmers Organisation in Iganga district, says they came together as a group of 156 farmers and gathered 40 tons of maize for sale to WFP. She says initially they had challenges in regards to handling the produce due to pests, but with the good storage practices they succeeded.
10:24
10:24

Uganda Hosts East Africa Agribusiness Congress crops 1

There is concern that the regions agri sector is not developing fast enough to meet market demands due to the lack of commercialisation, mechanisation and access to information.
12:40
12:40

Three Wanted for Selling OWC Heifers in Mbale uganda coaches 2 1

Major Stephen Musamali, the Coordinator Operation Wealth Creation in Mbale district disclosed this while handing over another consignment of 65 heifers at Mbale Municipal Council headquarters on Friday.
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