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Kasese Youths Seek Gov’t Support to Join Commercial Agriculture

10 Jul 2020 · Many of the youths in these sectors say that their activities were greatly affected by the COVID-19 lockdown, and as a result, they depleted their saving, yet the government has maintained a ban on their operations. They now wish to turn to commercial agriculture for survival.

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Kasese Youths Seek Gov’t Support to Join Commercial Agriculture 1 4

Many of the youths in these sectors say that their activities were greatly affected by the COVID-19 lockdown, and as a result, they depleted their saving, yet the government has maintained a ban on their operations. They now wish to turn to commercial agriculture for survival.
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Irregular Compensation Delays Palm Oil Project in Buvuma District BOPL 1 3

Despite claims by national oil palm project that the compensation was completed, some residents are still hesitant to vacate claiming that their land and properties were poorly evaluated and want their land resurveyed.
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Food Prices Drop in Nakapiripirit District farmers 2

Unlike, other districts of Karamoja, Nakapiripirit experiences two planting seasons in a year. Farmers in the district mainly grow beans, maize, cassava and other crops while most districts in Karamoja majorly grow sorghum.
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Fisheries Unit Struggles to Eradicate Monofilament Nets illegal nets 1 1

The use of monofilament nets was banned as part of the measures to prevent depletion of stocks arising from the collection of immature fish and other water species.
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Drastic Fall in Matooke Prices Frustrates Farmers in Ankole 5 1

But many of the farmers are now struggling as the cost of a bunch of Matooke hit the lowest mark going for as low as 2,000 Shillings from 15,000 to 25,000 before the lockdown. The farmers say that although the price drops are expected during the peak harvest season running from June to August, the drop this year is unprecedented.
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UNBS Starts Construction of Three Regional Testing Labs 2

According to Sylvia Kirabo the spokesperson of UNBS, the move is aimed at taking services closer to their clients, many of whom have been facing challenges to get their products certified.
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Nakasongola Fishermen Protest High Boat Prices 5 1

Recently the Fisheries Protection Unit and Ministry of Fisheries selected one person Medi Kyalimpa alias Aloni Mohamed to build the boats for fishermen in Nakasongola district.