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Delayed Loans Affect Maintainance of Oil Palm Plantations in Buvuma Oil Palm Growing 3 1

The farmers are among the first group of out-growers who received seedlings to establish oil palm gardens in Buvuma District. But before establishing plantations, they were promised 2 million Shillings per acre of land as labour fees for maintaining the gardens.
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Churches, Schools Omitted from First Phase of Oil Palm Planting in Buvuma Oil Palm Growing 4 1

Institutions include the Anglican, Catholic churches, schools, district and sub county local governments. They targeting to grow over 20 acres’ plantations each. However, Epai notes that all these shall be considered after the out growers with small acreage of one to five are catered for.
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Buvuma Oil Palm Out Growers stay Food Secure, Prepare for Longterm Harvest Oil Palm Growing 3 2

Unlike in Kalangala district, where several farmers devoted all their land to oil palm growing, NOPP is ensuring that each out grower at Buvuma spares or secures an acre of land for growing food. Wilson Sserunjogi, the District Oil Palm Focal Person says such land will help farmers during the time when they cannot practice intercropping.
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Management Crisis Haunting BIDCO, Palm Oil Farmers Oil Palm Growing 1

The managers were dropped following an internal audit that was conducted in March 2019, which implicated them for conniving to embezzle more than Shillings 5.4 billion from both Oil Palm Uganda Limited and Bidco Uganda Limited. The Financial controllers in Oil Palm Uganda Limited and Bidco Uganda Limited were put on notice to refund the money prompting them to flee into hiding.
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