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09:57
09:57

Bukomansimbi Farmers Harvest Immature Coffee to Combat Theft 1 1

Joseph Luwaga, the Bukomansimbi LCV Councillor representing Kagologolo Town Council indicates that many farmers are becoming impatient due to the high prices of coffee, which has also raised incidents of theft reported in the area.
14:13
14:13

Target Farmers, UNBS Advised 1 4

The proposal has been made by grain dealers and millers in Masaka, so the standards body rolls down its operations to farmers other than focusing on the processors who join the food production chain as second and third-party players.
10:55
10:55

Farmer in Bukomansimbi Drowns in Pond 1

Frank Kafeero, died when he had gone to irrigate his eggplant and tomato gardens in response to the prevalent dry spell in the area. His body was found in a water pond next to his gardens.
13:50
13:50

Direct Tax On Coffee Dealers Stirs Controversy Among Processors 1 2

Joseph Mbaziira, the Chairperson of Bukomansimbi Coffee Processors Cooperative Society, says that they are afraid that many coffee factories are likely to close shops because of the high costs they incur in the production processes.
09:48
09:48

Kibinge Coffee Cooperative Members Sue Manager over Loss of UGX 830M

Members of the cooperative are pushing for the prosecution of David Lukwata, accusing him of financial loss through alleged collusion and other maladministration practices. Lukwata’s problems stem from an external audit conducted by Dickson Associate Auditors, which unearthed irregularities in the management of the cooperative’s finances.
13:15
13:15

Bukomansimbi Coffee Cooperative Starts Direct Farm Management Model to Increase Production 1 2

Sowedi Sserwadda, the Chairperson of Kibinge Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative Society says the model was introduced as an innovation aimed at increasing coffee production in the area.
10:53
10:53

Red Blister Disease Attacks Coffee Plantations in Bukomansimbi 1 5

Joseph Mulindwa, a research coordinator at the National Agricultural Coffee Research Institute-NACRI, who is among the team that is doing studies in Bukomansimbi, reveals that they have established that the disease has become widespread in the area which has caused farmers losses.
12:29
12:29

Starving Bukomansimbi Families Receive Relief Food 1 2

Shafick Mwanje, the Excel Salama Foundation delivered the relief food to the starving families on Sunday. He said the food relief is meant to help the hunger stricken families especially of vulnerable elderly persons.
11:27
11:27

Drought Hits Hard Bukomansimbi Farmers 1 3 Top story

Muyingo had planted beans on three acres of land, which dried-up shortly after the seeds started germinated. The farmers say they expected the rains to increase in April, but to their disappointment the area has had nothing.
07:53
07:53

Bukomansimbi Farmers Turn to Vanilla Growing 1 2

The district has predominantly been known for high coffee production, however many farmers are replacing their traditional plantations with vanilla as the best income yielding crop.
11:00
11:00

Bukomansimbi Leaders Protest Arrest of Youth Livelihood Defaulters 1 3

Last week, the police and the community Development Officers launched an operation to arrest the defaulters. At least 20 youths have so far been arrested on orders of Amis Asuman Masereka, the Bukomansimbi district Chief Administrative Officer.
17:43
17:43

Bukomansimbi Farmers Mobilize to Revive Cooperative Unions 1 4

Mark Sserunkuuma, the Chairperson Kitanda Sub County Farmers Cooperative Society, says they have mostly focused their energies on coffee growing, which has proven potential of improving peoples livelihoods.
07:51
07:51

Bukomansimbi Leaders Halt Supply of OWC Inputs 1 3

During a council session held on Thursday at the Sub-county headquarters, the leaders observed that OWC program has become ineffective due to poor cooperation between the coordinators and the beneficiaries.
15:40
15:40

Bukomansimbi Maize Dealers Wait for Government Intervention on Prices maize prices 2 1

Three weeks later, farmers in Bukomansimbi district are still looking for willing buyers of their maize at governments set price in vain.
10:54
10:54

Bukomansimbi Coffee Dealers Protest New Tax 2

In the 2018/19 budget, government introduced a 1 per cent direct tax paid on each kilogram of processed coffee.
14:53
14:53

Bukomansimbi Farmers Reject Gov'ts Maize Price Offer 1 3

The objection comes days after Ministers Vincent Ssempijja and Amelia Kyambadde announced government plans to buy at least 500,000 metric tons of maize from farmers at 500 Shillings a kilogram, to cushion them against losses as process dwindle. The price has fallen to as low as 200 Shillings a kilogram in several parts of the country.
14:10
14:10

Lower Prices: Bukomansimbi Farmers Abandon Maize in Gardens 1 2

Hajji Muhammad Kateregga, the Bukomansimbi District LC V Chairperson, says he is in talks with the Agriculture Ministry to list the area among districts government is considering buying maize from.
11:40
11:40

Farmers Use Herbal Concoctions to Fight Banana Bacterial Wilt 1 3

Disan Muwanga, the Chairperson Matooke Growers in Greater Masaka Region, says they have realized overtime that the concoction is an effective remedy for the banana bacterial wilt diseases.
17:21
17:21

Masaka Hit by Banana Sucker Crisis 1 1

Sowedi Sserwanda, the chairman of Kibinge Farmers Association, says they are sensitizing farmers not to plant affected banana suckers. According to Sserwanda, they have managed to reduce banana wilt disease through proper farming methods such as destroying the infected plants.
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