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15:49
15:49

Rice Farmers Abandon Agoro Irrigation Scheme As Rehabilitation Works Stall Agoro Subcounty 5 1

Grace Acayo, who used to grow rice at the irrigation scheme says she had to relocate to a different section adjacent to the main course of river Okura for easy access to water.
18:31
18:31

Rice Farmers Petition Parliament Over Selective Tax Waivers 1 1

A group of rice farmers under the Rice Association of Uganda RAU have petitioned Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga complaining above selective tax waivers.
19:36
19:36

Rains Excite Rwimi Rice Farmers rwimi sub-county 2

For the past nine months, the sub county which is the largest producer of rice in the Tooro region and neighbours Kasese district, has been experiencing a dry spell that destroyed several rice fields and maize plantations. The dry spell forced farmers to abandon their gardens and were left with nothing to sell and consume.
07:47
07:47

Farmers Invest In Irrigation Technologies to Fight Drought rice farmers 2

Rose Kyomuhendo, a rice farmer in Kakonga parish, Rwimi Sub County says that during the rainy season, she stores water in her underground tanks, which she uses in the dry season to irrigate her garden.
10:51
10:51

Kabarole Farmers Turn To Renting Land, Count Losses maize farmers 1

Farmers pay huge sums of money to rent pieces of land for agriculture. However they reap little if anything because of challenges such as pests and diseases, lack of market and unpredictable weather.
12:01
12:01

Kabarole Farmers Grapple With Low Yields agriculture funding

Although in the 2011/2012 financial year budget, the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development Maria Kiwanuka announced the removal of import duty tax on hand hoes from 10% to 0%, it has not helped farmers increase their productivity. Gertrude Nyakaiski says that by removing the tax, government is indirectly promoting the use of hand hoes, instead of modernizing agriculture.
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