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12:39
12:39

East Acholi Cooperative Union Struggles To Revive Primary Societies 6

Henry Komakech, the EACU Secretary Manager told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the collapse of the 108 primary societies under the union has affected the productivity of farmers because it is hard to impart good farming practices to individual farmers.
10:29
10:29

Rakai Launches Campaign For Sustainable Fishing On Lake Kacheera, Kijanebarola 3 1

Joseph Mugumya, the Fisheries Officer In-charge of Kooki County, says the campaign comes at the time the district is struggling to restock Lake Kijanebarola with different fish species mainly the Nile tilapia.
11:26
11:26

NGO Builds Eco-San Toilets for Seven Schools in Mukono, Buikwe 2 2

Jimmy Katende, the Executive Director of Cape of Good Hope says that they injected Shillings 15millions to set up each of the EcoSan toilets. The toilets are built above the ground using conventional bricks with two chambers separating urine and fecal matter.
13:02
13:02

Agriculture Ministry Lifts Animal Quarantine Restrictions in Nwoya, Gulu 1 1

The Ministry imposed a quarantine in Nwoya and Gulu districts in July and September last year respectively following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease (FMD). It prohibited the movements of cattle, goats, pigs, sheep, and their products from, to and within the affected areas.
09:04
09:04

Sugarcane Transporters, Out Growers Protest Unfair Trade Practices 4 2

According to Kakembo, they are now working below average yet they invest a lot in transporting the sugarcanes. He wants the government to set a price ceiling for sugarcane so that they can recover their money.
08:42
08:42

Omoro Farmers Reap Big From Bumper Sunflower Harvest 1 2

Grace Abalo, a wholesale dealer and farmer in Loyo Ajonga Village told URN that she harvested 170 sacks of sunflower seeds approximately 9,350 kilograms. She explains that she was able to sell to Lira City and some local dealers within Omoro district. A kilogram of sunflower seeds is currently being sold at Shillings 1,400 as compared to Shillings 800 in the previous season.
13:31
13:31

Early Rains Bring Relief to Drought-hit Bunyoro Cattle Farmers rainfall 3 1

Farmer Karim Rusathura says the early rainfall has not only relieved herdsmen but also crop farmers to start preparing their gardens for the early planting of crops.
15:40
15:40

Over 20 People Bitten by Stray Dogs in Arua this Month Dr. Willy Nguma 1 1

The same dog reportedly attacked and injured five other people in the same village. Area leaders say that border areas especially Aroi, Aivuni, Adumi, and Pajulu, all in Ayivu West, Vurra, Logiri and Arivu in Arua district and Imvepi Refugee Settlement in Terego district have in recent weeks recorded a rise in cases of dog bites.
15:00
15:00

Farmers in Acholi Start Early Preparation for First Planting Season 5 1

In most areas, the farmers have started clearing their plots of land through, ploughing with oxen, and rudimentary farm tools while others also sorting their seeds ready for planting in the coming months.
07:41
07:41

2021 Joins Top Seven Warmest Years on Record-WMO 1 Top story

Although average global temperatures were temporarily cooled by the 2020-2022 La Niña events, 2021 was still one of the seven warmest years on record, according to six leading international datasets consolidated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
20:17
20:17

Agriculture Ministry Halts Eviction of Pastoralists in Nwoya Over FMD Outbreak balaalo herdsmen 1 4

Nwoya is among the four districts in Acholi and Lango Sub-regions that was supposed to start evicting pastoralists who were illegally occupying government land following an order issued by Gen. David Muhoozi, the state Minister for Internal Affairs last week.
19:24
19:24

Take Advantage of Current Rains to Prepare Farmland – UNMA Tells Farmers climate change 1 1

UNMA Executive Officer Dr David Elweru, says that the current rains are a result of the strengthening of Southern Pressure Systems whose orientation shifted the rainfall belt over the country consequently leading to the observed rainfall events.
18:46
18:46

Agriculture Ministry to Introduce Hass Avocado as Priority Crop for Busoga 1 4

Hass Avocado is a commercially popular and nutritious fruit and one of the 19 crops that the Ministry of Agriculture is promoting under the Agricultural value chain development strategy. The others are cashew nuts, banana, cassava, beans, fish, cocoa, cotton, coffee and others.
16:10
16:10

Light Rains Bring Joy to Gulu Locals After Weeks of Scorching Heat farming 1 1

Many districts in the region have experienced mild rainfall, punctuated by cold weather and a cloudy sky since Sunday. This has partially brought to an end the long weeks of scorching heatwaves as the region experiences a dry spell.
12:56
12:56

Residents Claim Ownership of Land Occupied by Prisons in Abim 2

Led by Rev. Caleb Omwony, the LCIII Chairperson of Abim Sub County, the families are claiming over 2,000 acres of land they allegedly lost when they were reportedly forced out of the area due to insecurity.
09:52
09:52

Gov't to Prioritize Agro-Industrialisation in 2022/23 Budget

According to the government plan for the next financial year, Agro-industrialization alone is due to get 1.5 trillion shillings, which is almost 6 percent of the total resource allocations to programs worth 26 trillion shillings.
18:08
18:08

Pastoralists in Ntoroko Task Gov't to Honour Pledge to Construct Valley Dams 4 2

Two years ago, the government promised to construct concrete underground tanks, which would store water during the wet season and provide adequate supplies to the pastoralists during the dry spell. However, nothing has been done since then.
17:14
17:14

African Swine Fever Kills 300 Pigs in West Nile Dr. Willy Nguma 2 2

Dr. Willy Nguma the Principal Veterinary Officer for Greater Arua said due to the ravage caused by the disease, they have banned export and import of pigs to and from DRC, restricted further, movement of pigs within West Nile, put strict surveillance on major pork joints and introduced night patrols and animal checkpoints on major roads.
14:43
14:43

Prolonged Quarantine on Livestock Movement Irks Gulu leaders, Businessmen 1 2

Gulu District was placed under animal quarantine by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry, and Fisheries in September last year following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease in the Sub-counties of Palaro, Awach, and Paicho.
12:50
12:50

Buikwe Head Teachers Advised to Revive School Demonstration Gardens 1 2

Buikwe District Senior Education Officer Joyce Nalubega says that the schools abandoned the gardens when schools were closed following the outbreak of covid-19.
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