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Sironko Pleads for More FMD Vaccines

19 Apr 2021 · According to Wanzala, the Sironko District Production Department wrote to MAAIF requesting 10,000 doses of vaccines to contain the spread of the disease. He says that the ministry responded in March and gave them only 500 of the required 10,000 doses.

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Sironko Pleads for More FMD Vaccines 1 1 Top story

According to Wanzala, the Sironko District Production Department wrote to MAAIF requesting 10,000 doses of vaccines to contain the spread of the disease. He says that the ministry responded in March and gave them only 500 of the required 10,000 doses.
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Gulu Archdiocese, Bukona Factory Team Up to Industrialize Cassava Growing in Northern Uganda 3 1 Top story

His Grace John Baptist Odama, the Archbishop of Gulu, says that the partnership is a joint venture between the church, state and private partners to facilitate economic transformation and economic stability among farmers in war-torn Northern Uganda.
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Fisherman Drowns As Illegal Fishing Resumes On Lake Kyoga drowning 1 2

Isah Ssemwogerere, the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson explains that Ssonko was fishing together with his colleague identified as Robert Kamya on Saturday evening using a canoe locally known as Tukutuku, which capsized after being hit by strong winds. He says that Ssonko drowned but Kamya managed to swim to the shores.
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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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Agriculture Minister Promises Karimojong Farmers Tractors 4

Simon Nangiro, the Nakapiripirit district LC V chairperson, said the land in Karamoja is fertile but people can’t manage to till the land for commercial farming due to lack of farm machines.
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Minister Advices BCU Board To Take Legal Actions Against Naughty Petitioners 2 1 Top story

Speaking during the BCU Annual General Meeting at the coffee mill in Mbale City on Friday, Gume revealed that he receives over ten unsubstantiated petitions from Wamulugwa’s group against the Nathan Nandala Mafabi led board for alleged mismanagement of the union affairs.
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Rwengaju Sub County Model Farmers Shun Milk Cooler 1 2

The cooler, which is located in Kidubuli village, was donated to the farmers by National Agricultural Advisory Services - Naads in 2020 after farmers requested for the machine to improve on the storage and marketing of their milk.