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14:32
14:32

Experts Raise Red Flag over Resistance to Anti-fungal Drugs 3

Dr. Joel Buzira a microbiologist at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) says they conducted a study at Mbarara hospital among pregnant women where they found women suffering from vaginal candidiasis were no longer responding to itraconazole and fluconazole.
09:30
09:30

Agriculture Ministry PS Warns CAOs Over Non Performance of Extension Workers Local Government

In his circular, Kyomukama said that during the visits by Minister and State Ministers of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, and Fisheries, the farmers and local leaders raised concerns about the non-performance of agricultural extension officers in the districts.
11:50
11:50

Sweet Potato Caterpillars Ravage Gardens in Teso Teso sub region 1 1

The caterpillars were first sighted in Ngora district in a pest and disease surveillance report conducted by the Production and Marketing Department last month. In Ngora district, more than 90 acres have been affected by the caterpillar invasion in the villages of Agule, Kopege, Agu, Orit, Kopelu, Ngora, Kees and Angod among others.
17:38
17:38

Committee Investigating Agricultural Fakes Doesn't Know Extent of the Problem fake agro inputs 1 3

Muwema who is also Director Legal Affairs at the ACN said Uganda has a batch of laws aimed at averting counterfeits but enforcing the laws has been difficult due to general lack of will by both government and dealers in agricultural inputs.
11:58
11:58

Fisheries Protection Unit Burns Illegal Fishing Gears in Kaberamaido 3

In an operation headed by the FPU commander, Col. Geoffrey Nuwagaba on Thursday, the army destroyed over 5,000 illegal fishing nets and several boats worth over 300 million shillings.
17:33
17:33

Gulu Receives 4,000 FMD Vaccine Doses Gulu District 1 1

Jackson Lakor, the Gulu District Production Officer says that the vaccines from the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries will target cattle in the most affected areas in Palaro and Awach Sub –Counties. He says the vaccination exercise shall commence on Wednesday.
15:26
15:26

Demand for FMD Vaccines Overwhelm Sembabule Veterinary Office 2 1

Dr Emmanuel Kalungi Kawooya, the Sembabule District Production Officer has urged farmers to remain calm. He says that the district was allocated limited doses of vaccines that cannot afford the preferred generalized vaccination exercise.
10:42
10:42

Farmers Call for Joint Enforcement at Uganda-Tanzania Border to Curb Spread of FMD 3 1

The farmers are arguing that the failure by both countries to put in place joint control measures has turned the border districts into breeding grounds for FMD, which has frustrated efforts to eliminate the disease in the country.
12:43
12:43

MAAIF Lifts Livestock Quarantine in Nakaseke After Two Years 1

Doctor Anna Rose Ademun the Commissioner of Animal Health in Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries has written to Nakaseke Chief Administrative Officer and other district leaders informing them that the quarantine has been lifted.
11:18
11:18

Strange Disease Destroys Cassava Gardens in Kumi cassava diseases 3 3

The disease affects the plant as it matures causing the tubers to rot in the garden. When uprooted, the tubers taste bitter with a foul smell.
11:43
11:43

Gov't Allocates UGX3 Billion to Gulu Archdiocese for Cassava Production Catholic Church 2 1

“The 68% poverty in the region is high and the government needs to prioritize support to farmers through industrialization and commercialization,” Bishop Odama explained.
15:50
15:50

Cattle Thefts Rock Districts Despite Curfew, FMD Quarantine Restrictions 1 3

In Nakasongola and Luwero districts, at least 96 heads of cattle have been stolen during curfew since it was revised in June this year. In Lyantonde 67 animals in Lyantonde, 54 and 40 thefts were registered in Lango and Sebie sub-regions respectively in June.
08:29
08:29

Sembabule Receives UGX 540M for Repair of Community Access Roads 1 Top story

Steven Katwire, the Senior Agricultural Engineer in the Ministry of Agriculture says that the money has been allocated in response to a request by the district authorities who sought support towards repairing some of the community access roads in the area that are in bad shape.
17:44
17:44

Agriculture Ministry Tests Animals in Mbarara for Foot and Mouth Disease 3

Andrew Bakashaba, the Mbarara District Veterinary Officer says that they have so far collected 40 samples from four farms in Biharwe Division and Kagongi Sub County in Mbarara City and District respectively.
11:01
11:01

Gov't Issues Guidelines for Poor Post-Harvest Handling of Food Crops 4 1

Vincent Ssempijja, the Minister of Agriculture, says that whoever dries any crop on bare ground will be arrested. He says that the Police, Parish and Sub County Chiefs have been told to be on the lookout.
17:10
17:10

Prohibitive Boat Costs Irk Nakasongola Fishermen boats 6 1

Several fishermen at Kibuye landing site in Lwampanga sub county have failed to raise 1.7 million shillings needed to buy a boat.
10:57
10:57

MAAIF Receives Equipment Worth UGX 40 Billion to Fight Desert Locusts 2 1 Top story

Agricultural Ministry officials led by the Minister, Vincent Ssempijja and his junior minister in charge of agriculture, Henry Aggrey Bagiire received the equipment at Soroti Flying School grounds on Friday afternoon.
15:52
15:52

Gov't to Close Abattoirs in Cities meat 2 2

Bright Rwamirama the State Minister of Animal Husbandry says that the work of slaughtering meat will be restricted to modern abattoirs which are being established outside the cities.
08:25
08:25

Livestock Dealers Protest Enforcement of Livestock Quarantine Restrictions 2 1

Leonard Makya, the Chairperson of Lukaya Animal Traders and Butcher Owners Association says closing down operations of livestock-related businesses have got grave financial implications they cannot bear with.
09:54
09:54

Three More Ankole Districts Announce Quarantine to Contain FMD 2

Andrew Akashaba, the Mbarara District Veterinary Officer, says they have banned the sale of livestock and their products from the affected areas to contain the spread of the disease to other areas.
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