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07:41
07:41

Wakiso Farmers Irrigate Crops in Rain Season, Count Loses drought 2 3 Top story

Eng. Nicholas Lubanga, one of the officials from the Water and Environment Ministry overseeing the project, says the mistakes that lead to loss of the crops could be expected since it was the first time for the farmers to interface with irrigation technology.
13:55
13:55

Parliament Tasks Gov’t on National Irrigation Plan agriculture 1 1

Parliament has tasked government to expedite the finalization of the National Irrigation Plan to guide irrigation development in the Agriculture Sector.
12:48
12:48

World Bank to Uganda: Close Gap between Agricultural Potential and Performance food security 1

The report observes that a one-shot stimuli to growth in the last decade could have helped Ugandan agriculture and promoted significant poverty alleviation, but likely will not be able to provide the same level of continued stimulus for new growth.
18:27
18:27

Strategic Investments in Infrastructure Paying Off- Museveni activity 1 Top story

Delivering the 2018 State of the Nation Address in Kampala, Museveni said the economy is expected to grow by 5.8 percent this financial year, rising to seven percent in 2019/20 on account of improved tarmac road network, stable electricity and peace and security.
17:09
17:09

State of the Nation Address Verbatim district

In the coming days, the Minister of Finance will announce the financial support we intend to give to the groups that wish to join the manufacturing in the form of the enhanced micro-finance efforts and the Innovation in addition to the Women Fund, the Youth Fund and Operation Wealth Creation Fund.
07:18
07:18

Museveni Promises 22 Irrigation Schemes in Nation Address agriculture 1 1

According to Museveni, government has already completed designs for six irrigation schemes including Mobuku II, Doho II, Wadelai, Tochi, Rwengaju and Ngenge.
07:17
07:17

Government Suspends Key Projects to Buy Food Relief president museveni 4 1

Martin Mbiro, a resident of Iwungilo village in Namutumba district commended government for giving him food. Mbiro told URN that his family has been surviving on supper alone and mangoes for the rest of the day.
06:43
06:43

Museveni Pledges to Tarmac Moroto-Kotido-Kaabong Road irrigation 1

Museveni disclosed that a suitable company was being sought to work on the 180 KM Moroto- Kaabong road stretch via Kotido town.
13:19
13:19

Rice Irrigation Machines Worth 100m Shillings Rotting in Kamwenge kamwenge district

Two rice irrigation machines worth about 100million Shillings are lying redundant for the last 19 years in Mahyoro sub-county, Kamwenge district.
16:53
16:53

Government\'s Irrigation Plan Remains on Paper Despite Good Intentions. maaif 1 3

Government has been urged to implement a 25 year irrigation master plan designed to improve production in the animal and crop husbandry sectors.
12:47
12:47

Tredo Pump Improves Irrigation Farming in Uganda dry spell 2

Water scarcity is forcing some farmers in rural areas in Uganda to come up with ingenious methods to keep their crops watered and their families healthy. One such method is the use of a tredo pump being used by farmers in Masaka. A tredo pump is an instrument that manually draws water from a water source to the surface. It has two cups with nasals and these cups are filled up with water before it operates.
10:37
10:37

Dokho Rice Scheme In Shs 17b Rehabilitation rice growing

Government is to embark on a twelve-month rehabilitation of the Dokho rice scheme in Butaleja district.
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