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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.
20:37
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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.
18:11
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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.
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.
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.
07:18
07:18

Museveni Promises 22 Irrigation Schemes in Nation Address agriculture 1 1

According to Museveni, government has already completed designs for six irrigation schemes including Mobuku II, Doho II, Wadelai, Tochi, Rwengaju and Ngenge.
11:40
11:40

MPs Demand Legal Framework on Operation Wealth Creation agriculture 2

Parliaments Agriculture committee has recommended that government puts in place a legal framework for implementing the Operation Wealth Creation OWC programme. In its report to parliament the committee identified a number of hindrances including a mismatch in priorities, lack of extension services and poor conduct of staff that are preventing the full realisation of the objectives of OWC.
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Experts Warn Against 'Unbalanced Budget' Allocations health budget 1 2 Top story

Francis Kamulegeya, the Country Senior Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers Uganda outlines improved accessibility to markets and social services, reduced transport costs, increased production, improved trade, industrial growth and job creation as some of the priorities the budget should focus on.
17:48
17:48

MPs Fault OWC on Seed Distribution naads 3 1 Top story

Parliaments Agriculture Committee wants the distribution of seedlings under Operation Wealth Creation OWC stopped. The legislators, who were recently on a fact-finding mission in several districts, say the government may not be receiving value for money in distribution of coffee, citrus, tea and other seedlings.
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18:14

NARO Indentifies Pesticides Against Armyworm fall armyworm 1

A source at Ministry told Uganda Radio Network that National Agriculture Research Organisation NARO has successfully tested the pesticides on gardens in Kakiri, Wakiso district, and found that they could control the fall army worms by about 70 if properly applied.
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06:59

Parliament Approves FY 2016/2017 Budget Frame Work Paper agriculture 2

Cecilia Ogwal, the Opposition Chief Whip said the 3.7 percent allocation to the agriculture sector from 2.6 percent this financial year isnt sufficient.
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12:28

Lack Of Social Protection Hinders Fight Against Hunger food security 6 1

The lack of social protection remains the major missing link in the fight against hunger in Uganda. Ahead of World Food Day, stakeholders remind government and people that hunger remains a social problem that requires collective effort.
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07:38

Kadaga Seeks For a Rapid Response Unit to Help Solve Farmers Problems urban farming 2 Top story

Kadaga noted that on many occasions’ farmers report crop diseases without response from relevant authorities which makes them lose belief in government interest in agriculture.
11:03
11:03

Gov't Faulted For Failing To Support Agricultural Research agriculture 1

Government has attracted criticism for failing to provide adequate support towards agricultural research, the linchpin of the country’s economy.
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Absence of Regulation Exposes Consumers To GMO Risk - Expert agriculture 2

Uganda’s delay to enact a law regulating the application of genetically modified organisms is likely to have more disastrous effects on humans and the environment. Erostus Nsubuga, the proprietor of Agrobiotech Laboratories Ltd, says more research firms in biotechnology are targeting Uganda at a time when the sector is not well guarded.
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