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09:04
09:04

NARO Accredits 10 Companies to Supply Seed Varieties 4

According to NARO, the signing of the agreements was a step in ensuring farmers got the right and genuine seeds, a development that would contribute to improved food production not only for the country’s food security but also for export.
15:27
15:27

Nebbi Authorities Concerned Over Rapid Spread of Contagious Goat Infection Nebbi district 3

To combat the spread of CCPP, Dr. Abedkane advises farmers to adopt modern goat-rearing methods, which include using silage, providing proper feed, avoiding free-range grazing, and keeping goats under control.
12:09
12:09

Five Convicted For Illegal Fishing 2

The prosecution told the court that on January 31st, 2023 while on Lake Kwania in Kwania district, the accused persons were found in possession of prohibited fishing nets and operating without a fishing license contrary to Section 197 of the Fish Act.
11:52
11:52

FMD Outbreak Reported In Luwero 2

Timothy Kasule, the Luwero District Senior Veterinary Officer has written to the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries alerting them about the outbreak and requesting vaccines to control the spread of the disease.
07:57
07:57

Kumi Stuck With Milk Cooler, Tractor for Tisai Sub County Kumi District 2 2

In 2019, the National Agriculture Advisory Services- NAADs through Operation Wealth Creation donated a tractor to farmers in Tisai sub-county but the district has since failed to deliver the tractor because there is no road.
14:40
14:40

UGX 2B Dam Left to Waste 2 1 Top story

“Farmers have continued to suffer the effects of climate change yet the dam was constructed to mitigate the same. The problem is that farmers were not sensitized on the benefit of this dam," he said.
07:25
07:25

House Tasks Agriculture Ministry on Tsetse Fly Burden in Kiruhura cattle farmers 1 Top story

Parliament issued the directive following a report tabled by the Nyabushozi County legislator, Wilson Kajwengye indicating that tsetse flies have for the past five years affected an estimated 100,000 head of cattle.
11:36
11:36

Construction of Road Excites Residents of Tisai Island Kumi District 1 3

Ben Chilakol, the Tisai Island Sub County Chairperson, says that they don’t have social amenities such as schools, health facilities and clean water. Chilakol says that every time they ask for infrastructure, issues of access to the area come into play.
11:05
11:05

Soldiers Evict 200 from Maruzi Ranch 1 3 Top story

Bosco Waca, whose house was set ablaze claims that he lost Shillings 3 million and other valuables in the burnt house. “It upsets when you see your house set ablaze early in the morning when people are still sleeping. I have lost my money and where do they want me to go with all these siblings?” he asked.
14:52
14:52

Farmers in Acholi Raise Concern over Dilapidated Produce Stores Amuru Town Council 2 1

Several stores across the eight districts in the region are non-functional or their roofs were blown out by violent storms.
10:21
10:21

Katakwi's Multi-Million Abattoir Commissioned 1 3

Located at Pamba ward in Katakwi Town Council, the abattoir has two solar-powered boreholes, feeding troughs with fly-proof nets, incinerator, refuse pit, store, offices, four stance toilets, bathroom, meat rails and four holding grounds for cattle, goats and sheep.
14:32
14:32

Farmers Willing to Cost-Share On Vaccines With Gov't, As Quarantine Hits Milk Supplies 1 5

Apophia Nayebare, a milk trader in Kampala, says if they increase the price of the milk beyond Shs1,400 per liter, they risk losing their customers, yet the margin is very small, less than Shs 100, before deducting other expenses.
18:24
18:24

Gov't Quarantines Five Districts over Foot and Mouth Disease 2

Movement on livestock and livestock products into and out of these districts or through to other districts is immediately banned. Restrictions on the movement of livestock have also been imposed on another 24 districts, including Kampala, Wakiso and Mukono, which are named among the areas at a high risk of an outbreak.
15:49
15:49

Farmers Welcome Organic Agriculture Policy 3

NOGAMU says that they are targeting to establish atleast 100 smallholder organic farms across the country in the new year, a means of widening production of certified organic products for the international market. Uganda earns about $60 million from organic agricultural production, out of the global market of $100 billion annually.
19:57
19:57

Farmer Makes a Fortune Rearing Ankole Cattle in Lango 2

Babra Akao, also a farmer neighboring Ogwang’s farm says livestock farming is a good investment but a capital-intensive enterprise. She appealed to the government to extend restocking programs to areas where they have not reached in order to empower the common man.
09:52
09:52

Shea Nut Processing Plant, Huller Lie Idle in Kapelebyong rice huller 1 2

The equipment was donated to farm groups when Kapelebyong was still under Amuria district- under the commercialization of agriculture project managed by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries in 2016/2017 Financial Year.
08:08
08:08

NAADS Partners with Religious Leaders to Drive Agro-Industrialisation 2

The overall objective of the deal is to contribute to household economic empowerment through promotion of agro-industrialisation, community mobilisation, mindset change, value chain development and food security
17:08
17:08

1,800 Farmers in Kwania Enroll for Cluster Development Project 3

Under the scheme, a first-time farmer is supposed to pay 33 per cent of 450,000 and the government tops up the remaining balance. In the second season, both government and farmers pay 50 per cent of the money and at the third season, governments pay 33 per cent while the farmer takes the bigger share; 67 per cent of the payment.
07:51
07:51

Fisheries Protection Unit Impounds Illegal Fishing Boats, Nets in Apac District 1 1

Peter Tibwaboas, the Commandant of the Fisheries Protection Unit in charge of Apac district, says although the majority of the fishermen are complying with the standard operating procedures, there is another group that has totally failed to comply.
11:31
11:31

Five Districts in Northern Uganda Operating Without Substantive Vet Officers Agago Districts 1

Dr. Rogers Kalanda, the Northern Uganda Veterinary Inspector under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries revealed that the personnel in the affected districts have been acting for more than five years. District Veterinary Officers are typically responsible for organizing and operating animal health and protection services.
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