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09:29
09:29

NARO Calls for Adequate Funding food security 1 3

It follows a request by Dr. Swidiq Mugerwa, the Deputy Director of Research Coordination that NARO funding shortfalls continue to retard the Organization’s ability to generate cutting-edge innovations and technology for the sustainability of food security in the country.
10:50
10:50

Tourism Ministry Seeks UGX 130B for Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation food security 1

The Ministry says that the Wildlife Authority has been overwhelmed with numerous cases of human-wildlife conflict from problem animals such as elephants, baboons, buffalos, hippopotamuses and crocodiles among others.
10:49
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Victims of Elephant Attacks in Nwoya Demand Gov’t Support wild animal attacks 3 1

This year alone, the elephants have killed 15 people and left dozens stranded with life-threatening injuries that require specialized treatment.
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Panic as Stray Elephants Invade Kitgum District stray animals 1 1 Top story

Qirino Olum, the Orom Sub County Chairperson Lower Local Government told the Uganda Radio Network on Saturday in an interview that the elephants have been into the area for a week now
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17:41

Ugandans Eating Less Food Per Person Every Year food supply 2

There has been a decline in starchy roots food availability since 2013 at 130.5 Kg to 100.9 Kg in 2020, and even alcohol being drunk has reduced from 74.8kgs in 2013 to 60.3kgs in 2019.
11:47
11:47

Mobile Money Improves Food Security in Northern Uganda – Study 1

This means in areas where households were food-stressed, they got funds from peers and family members quickly via mobile money. They used the money to buy food and didn’t reduce on meals they had to take for the day
16:42
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Gov't Earmarks UGX 114b for Projects in Northern Uganda food security 1 1 Top story

The project aimed at improving food security, infrastructural development and good governance in five sub-regions of Acholi, Karamoja, Lango, Teso and West Nile are funded by European Union.
08:23
08:23

Omukama Iguru Rallies Banyoro On Food Security Easter celebrations 1

The Omukama also called on his subjects to work hard and improve so as to boost their household income. Iguru also observed the need to conserve the environment because of the effects of climate change.
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Busoga King Asks Subjects to Fight Hunger coronation 1 1

Speaking at his fourth coronation anniversary in Bugweri district on Thursday, Gabula says that people should utilize their small portions of land to feed their children.
12:48
12:48

World Bank to Uganda: Close Gap between Agricultural Potential and Performance report 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.
06:59
06:59

Crops Rotting Away as Floods Devastate Amuria community 1 2

URN visited Kapelebyong Sub County on Saturday and found several gardens of cassava, maize, groundnuts, and sweet potatoes submerged in water.
12:29
12:29

Thugs Invade Banana, Coffee Plantations in Kyotera food security 1 2

At least six farmers lost close to 40-bunches of bananas to thugs between December 23 and December 28, 2017, in Nabigasa and Luwanga villages, according to records at Kabonera Police post. 15 of the stolen bunches were picked from a plantation belonging to Nabigasa village Chairman Remegio Ssenyondo.
13:06
13:06

New Bean Varieties Ready for Supply pearl seeds limited 2 2

Three highly nutritious and commercially viable bean varieties are now ready for supply next season after intensive breeding. Cliff Richard Masagazi, the Managing Director Pearl Seeds Limited, one of the seed companies involved in production of the seeds, says they have been ensuring large production of these beans varieties.
16:56
16:56

Companies in Self-Regulation as Fake Seeds Flood Market food prices 2 2

Seed production companies have come up with innovations to fight counterfeits that have infiltrated the market as Government fails to regulate the industry.
19:30
19:30

Second Season Harvest Improves National Food Security fall armworm 1

Food supply is expected to be higher than the same time last year. Although staple food prices are expected to remain slightly above average, they will remain within levels that allow for near-normal food access.
06:49
06:49

Parliament Evaluating Seed Companies mp robert migadde 2 3

Robert Migadde, the Agriculture vice Committee Chairperson, says they are evaluating the seeds from Equator Seeds Limited, which has dozens of mother gardens in Midwestern Uganda and Northern Uganda.
08:03
08:03

Call for Revival of Traditional Foods Dominates World Food Day malnutrition

The celebrations which were held in Fort Portal were organised by Hivos, Kabarole Research and Resource Centre and Kabarole district local government under the theme, Reviving the production and consumption of traditional and indigenous food varieties for better health, food security and rural development.
19:53
19:53

Southwestern Uganda To Suffer More Crop Loss - Report food insecurity 1

The Famine Early Warning Network report for July however said food security among poor households will improve due to the availability of some harvests and declining market prices. It concludes that due to the combined impact of below-average rainfall and Fall Armyworm, national production is expected to be 15 to 30 percent below average.
07:45
07:45

Future of Ugandan Children under Threat – Kisamba Mugerwa hunger in uganda

NPA Chairperson Dr Wilberforce Kisamba Mugerwa said that although data shows that rates of stunting had reduced from 33 to 29 percent in the last six years, Uganda is not moving fast enough to meet the Zero Hunger target by 2030. As such, he said, the future of hundreds of thousands of children in Uganda is under threat.
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10:43

Investor Grows Saggita Potatoes on Sandy Soils lake birinzi 2 2

Three years ago, Uganda Land Commission leased out close to 800 acres of land to Highgrow Agric Limited to undertake highly mechanised agriculture in the area.
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