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14:32
14:32

Plague Kills 200 Goats in Hoima vaccine 4 1

The goats started dying three weeks ago leaving many goat farmers stranded. Most of the goat farmers are forced to bury carcasses as people fear to eat their meat.
12:41
12:41

Farmers Plead With Gov't to Reopen Livestock Markets Animals 4 1

James Akandwanaho, a herdsman in Bugoigo in Buliisa district, says this is the most difficult time he has ever experienced in his lifetime.
19:48
19:48

Human-Wildlife Conflicts Bother Bunyoro Farmers chimpanzees 2

In Bunyoro, Chimpanzees are found around Bugoma Forest Reserve in Kikuube district and Budongo Forest Reserve in Masindi district, among other places. The animals use small forest fragments along watercourses throughout the region, both on private or communal land and in small government reserves.
12:36
12:36

Hoima Cattle Farmers Relocate Animals to Luweero dry spell 4 1

Godfrey Kahiiga, a cattle farmer from Kigorobya Sub County says all the dams and wells where their animals would access drinking water have dried up forcing them to trek close to over 10km in search of water for their animals daily.
07:37
07:37

Alliance One Bows to Pressure, Begins Buying Excess Tobacco farmers 1

The company contracted more than 700 farmers in Hoima district in January 2019, to grow tobacco and granted them loans which would be recoverable upon the sale of their produce.
12:30
12:30

Bunyoro Farmers Demand Oil Opportunities Oil and gas 6 1

James Tusingwire, a farmer in Buswekera cell in Busiisi division Hoima Municipality wants the government to sensitize the farmers on what they should supply to the oil and gas sector or else most farmers could be left out.
12:54
12:54

Herdsmen Upbeat as Rains Start in Hoima District drought 4 1

While droughts are uncommon in Hoima, the length and severity of the dry conditions since September last year have strained cattle farmers. They endured dry conditions for more than five months, hand feeding their animals and forced to sell down stock as they run out of pasture and water during the prolonged dry spell.
15:23
15:23

Bunyoro Business Community Ignorant of National Suppliers Database farmers 6

However, most individuals in the Albertine region owning businesses are ignorant on how they can get registered on the NSD. They fault the government for not doing enough to sensitize them about the database.
16:00
16:00

Ministry of Trade Halts Operations of Three Tobacco Companies money 7 1

John Tumusiime, the Hoima District Commercial Officer told Uganda Radio Network on Tuesday that the three companies had financial challenges and were not able to pay farmers. He says the government has given them up to the end of January 2019 to have fully paid the farmers or else their licensees be revoked. He says unless they clear the farmers, they will not be allowed to operate in the district.
11:04
11:04

Cattle Farmers In Hoima Protest Rampant Theft Of Animals 4

Paul Rwabajungu, a cattle keeper in Kigorobya sub county says despite several reports made to the relevant security operatives about the rampant cattle theft, nothing has been done to address the issue. He says they are now forced to sleep in the kraals to protect their animals from being stolen.
11:15
11:15

Cattle Traders Excited as Animal Quarantine is Lifted sub county 3 1

Dr. Patrick Ndorwa, the Hoima District Veterinary Officer, says the ministry has finally lifted the livestock quarantine. He says the livestock traders and markets are free to resume their normal operations.
12:46
12:46

Cattle Farmers, Dealers Defy Quarantine cattle quarantine 6 1

David Bwizire, a cattle keeper in Buseruka Sub County, says their children have been chased from school for defaulting on fees because they cant sell their animals to earn some cash.
10:58
10:58

Continental Finally Clears Hoima Tobacco Farmers. masindi

Continental tobacco company begins paying Hoima farmers\' arrears.
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