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11:46
11:46

Why Atiak Sugar Factory Won’t Resume Production Soon 1 1 Top story

Hamilton Jackson Ogwang, the National Agricultural Advisory Services (Naads) Zonal Agricultural Development Officer in charge of the Acholi Sub-region told URN Thursday in an interview that production at the factory won’t resume soon.
12:14
12:14

Lira District Receives Shs.48M Cashew Nut Seedlings 5 2

Hamilton Ogwang, the NAADs Coordinator for Lango and Acholi sub-region explained that NAAD's budget is being reduced and as a result, they have to focus on strategic crops like harsh avocado and cashew nut, which mature faster and farmers can reap from both the seed and fruits.
23:58
23:58

Matooke Prices Shoot Up In Luwero District sweet potatoes 1 4

Deogratius Bukenya the Chairperson of Luwero Central Market says that during the weekend, they had no single bunch of matooke in the market over shortage from farmers.
16:25
16:25

Aremo Sub County Leaders Want Night Transportation of Livestock Banned security vigilance 3 1

At least six families have reported the loss of six cattle to the local authorities since January.
12:30
12:30

Modernization of Agriculture Tops Priorities For Luwero LCV Chairperson Candidates cooperatives 6 1

Birungi observes failure by people to utilize the land for modern agriculture has resulted in land grabbing.
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
11:35
11:35

Delayed Funding Affecting Completion of Kasese Industrial Park OWC 4 3

Construction of the park which was supposed to have been completed this month has been hindered by the irregular release of money by the government.
09:40
09:40

Gulu Archdiocese Moves to Boost Cassava Production in Kitgum 2 1

At least 7,763 bags of Narocas-1 cassava cuttings will be delivered to the selected farmers in the district by the end of this month. The task is jointly undertaken with Acholibur Parish project in partnership with National Agricultural Advisory services [NAADS] and Operation Wealth Creation.
07:58
07:58

Gov’t to Distribute Seeds to 300,000 Households in Acholi 1 2

This is part of the countrywide support to households engaged in farming with funds earmarked to mitigate the effect of COVID-19 on agriculture.
21:07
21:07

Kasese Farmers Receive Three NAADS Tractors 2 3

The three groups are Basaija Kweyimukya Cooperative from Mubuku, Bigando Agricultural Cooperative Society from Kitswamba sub-county and Hima Barracks Women’s group from Hima. The farmers will contribute 20 per cent of the unit cost of each tractor valued at 80 million Shillings.
13:05
13:05

Pictorial: NAADS Support to UpCountry Farmers Top story

In Gulu district, Members of Gulu Women Diary Cooperatives are heartbroken after a 3,000-liter Milk Cooler procured by NAADS became idle due to the breakdown in the Pasteurizer that should power the cooler. The farmers are struggling to get the plant working again.
15:58
15:58

Kiryandongo Farmers Combat Food Wastage with Warehouse 2 1

More than 12 percent of Maize grains produced in Uganda get lost from the field in prolonged field drying and late harvests, according to UN Food agency FAO. Another 18 percent is lost during transportation, processing, drying from home and bad storage.
12:37
12:37

Kigumba Maize Mill Opens New Markets for Smallholder Farmers 4 2

Edith Kizito Kataike Kadok is one of the proud members of the association. She says she has earned 3 Million shillings in running capital since the mill was installed after seeing two of her daughters through universities.
08:34
08:34

Farmers in Northern Uganda Abandon Old Cash Crops For Cashew Nuts 1 4

In Lango sub region, cashew nuts is the latest addition after citrus fruits, mangoes, soy beans, pineapples and coffee introduced by the same agency and Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) few years ago.
07:23
07:23

Milk Processing Plant in Gulu Halts Operations 3 1

The plant belonging to Gulu Women Diary Cooperative Society folded operations in mid-2018, few months after its capacity was upgraded to collect and process 3,010 liters of milk daily. The capacity was upgraded with donation of a 3,010 liter milk cooler by the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS).
16:24
16:24

Gen. Saleh Calls For Fresh Restructuring of NAADS 2 1

Gen Saleh says the economic activities being coordinated by NAADS and Operation Wealth Creation should be centralized under a government authority known as the National Agriculture Logistics Authority (NALA) for better efficiency and outputs.
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