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08:31
08:31

Donated Walking Tractors Lying Idle in Madi Okollo 1 5

Benard Leku, the councilor for Rhino Camp sub-county, revealed that tractors allocated to Ewanga sub-county and Inde Town council have remained uncollected at the district headquarters since December last year.
08:58
08:58

Land Wrangles Threaten Food Security in Nebbi District 3 1

Collins Oromchan Jalachida, the LC3 chairperson of Erussi sub-county, attributes the surge in land conflicts to the region's increasing population and insecurity over land tenure.
11:20
11:20

Suspected Black Quarter Disease Kills Cattle in Terego 3 1

The most hit areas are Eretpea, Kulua, and Odravu villages in Ejoni Parish Uriama sub-county and parts of Leju Town council.
16:40
16:40

Residents In Fear As Stray Hippos Wreak Havoc In Madi Okollo District 1 5

Mahmmud Guma, the LC 1 chairperson for Eyukinga village Ewanguru Parish says the hippos attacked his kraal at night and killed three cattle. He further noted that hippos do not only stray within areas near the river shore but other distant areas while looking for food.
14:01
14:01

Lack Of Electricity Renders Rhino Camp Cotton Ginnery Idle 1 2

John Onenarach, the operations manager of Rhino Camp Cotton Ginnery explains that they have been running the facility using two diesel generators with a fuel consumption of 600 litres per eight hours which is very costly. He says the Ginnery needs 500 kVA power supply to successfully run the operations. According to the Onenarach, the lack of operations at the ginnery is just temporary and they are working around to ensure they resume operations.
14:18
14:18

Simsim Farmers in Madi Okollo Struggle to Protect Harvests from Thieves 2 1

Swaib Toko, the Madi Okollo Resident District Commissioner advised the farmers to desist from the ancient practice of leaving harvested Simsim in the garden.
10:29
10:29

Gov’t Donates 13 Tractors For Commercial Agriculture In West Nile 4 2

The tractors are among the 326 hand held single axle 16 HorsePower (HP) tractors and 28, 75 HorsePower (HP) units of tractors that the government has donated to West Nile, Lango and Acholi sub regions to scale up agricultural mechanization and improve commercial farming.
23:56
23:56

Nebbi Farmers Battle Invasion Of Cotton Bollworm 2 1

Alex Openjinimungu, a cotton farmer in Parombo Sub-county says that the Bollworms have destroyed several acres of cotton plantation which has forced some farmers to abandon cotton growing for other food crops like cassava.
10:34
10:34

Balaalo Secretly Settle Along Uganda-South Sudan Amidst Eviction Fears 2

According to the local leaders in Yumbe and Moyo districts, the herdsmen are settled along the disputed Uganda-South Sudan border areas of Kochi Sub County in Yumbe district and Lefori Sub County in Moyo district.
13:28
13:28

Livestock Disease Kills 14,000 Goats in Nebbi 3 1

At least 14,650 goats have died and 53,397 goats have been infected following the outbreak of the disease which was first reported in 2022, according to records at the Nebbi district veterinary department.
10:32
10:32

West Nile Yet to Benefit from Agricultural Credit Facility Bank of Uganda 3 1

Caesar Draecabo, the chairperson for Uganda Chamber of Commerce Arua city notes that farmers in the region have been denied opportunities to venture into commercial agriculture due to failure to secure the affordable loans under the Agricultural Credit Facility financing.
10:22
10:22

Livestock Dealers in Pakwach Defy Animal Quarantine 2 1 Top story

According to the local authorities, the animals are normally slaughtered at night and packed in black polythene bags before being taken to the market. Whereas other dealers have resorted to using the door-to-door approach to sell animal products, especially meat.
15:06
15:06

Madi Okollo Contains FMD 2 1

Dr. Charles Onzima, the Madi Okollo District Veterinary Officer, stated that there have been no new cases of the disease since the quarantine was implemented, indicating successful containment in Anyiribu sub-county.
14:14
14:14

Farmers Cry Out as " Famine Weed" Spreads to Koboko, 1 4 Top story

Parthenium hysterophorus L. (Asteraceae) is an invasive alien weed with detrimental effects on agricultural production, biodiversity, human and animal health. Farmers say it causes premature births when eaten by goats and sheep.
13:50
13:50

South Sudan Refugees Secretly Settle Along Disputed Border 3 1

Dinah Sadia, the Refugee Welfare Council (RWC I) chairperson for Zone two in Bidibidi refugee settlement told Uganda Radio Network that over ten refugees from her zone alone have since moved to settle along the disputed border area in search of farming land over the past three weeks. She blamed the exodus on the food cut and prioritization strategy announced by WFP recently.
13:27
13:27

Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement to Venture into Rice Production 1 4

Under the proposed project, Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement is expected to offer 10,000 acres of land for mass rice production under a mechanization approach. Part of the land will be used to set up rice-hauling machines and stores.
11:10
11:10

Gov’t to Restore Degraded River Kochi Catchment 3 1

Kochi River catchment is one of the twelve sub-catchments that form the Albert Nile Catchment in the Upper Nile water management zone. The sub-catchment covers an area of 1640 km2 across Koboko, Yumbe, and Moyo districts.
15:08
15:08

Zombo Farmers Turn to Hass Avocado 3 1

Richard Canichan, an avocado farmer in Zombo district, says that he has successfully planted 200 Hass avocado trees in the past two months. Canichan's primary motivation for venturing into Hass avocado production is to target the export market.
08:35
08:35

Viral Disease Kills 50 Goats in Koboko 1 2

The suspected cases have been reported in Koboko North and West Divisions in Koboko Municipality with the majority of animal deaths occurring in Anjirigo Cell.
09:05
09:05

Terego Gets Multi-Million Storage Facility to Boost Post-Harvest Handling 5 1 Top story

During the commissioning of the facilities at Bileafe Sub-county headquarters, the State Minister for Northern Uganda, Grace Freedom Kwiyucwiny, urged the farmers to take ownership and manage the facilities to enhance their livelihood. Kwiyucwiny also advised the farmers to increase their production to fight poverty.
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