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13:00

Farmers in Luwero Seek Support for Nutrition Project Caritas Kasanaensis 3 5

The farmers want the government to embrace bio-fortified seeds in its programmes such as Operation Wealth Creation (OWC), National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) among others.
11:12
11:12

Buganda, Netherlands Strengthen Cooperation to Promote Agriculture 3 2

On Friday, the Dutch Ambassador to Uganda Karin Boven and Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga discussed how to further the Netherland’s support of the Kingdom’s agriculture projects.
10:52
10:52

Farmers in Bududa Decry Delayed Vaccination of Livestock Against Lumpy Skin 1 1

Last year, the district reported an outbreak of lumpy skin disease in November and since then, animals have never been vaccinated. The outbreak was confirmed in Nalwanza, Bududa, Bushika and Bumasheti sub-counties.
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13:18

Fish Farming Under Threat in Luwero over High Costs of Feeds fish feeds 1 3

Livingstone Kabanda a fish farmer at Nkonge village in Katikamu sub county boasts of 2500 fish in the fish pond but says that he is challenged to produce fish above 500 grams over high costs of feeds.
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15:51

Coffee Farmers Urged to Join Cooperatives to Boost Production, Market 4 1

She said it is essential for all coffee farmers to join cooperatives and market their produce collectively. According to Wambi, because of the failure by farmers to join cooperatives, they have been cheated by middle men and that they lack the bargaining power and they are not in position to lobby for better markets.
10:58
10:58

Suspected African Swine Fever Reported in Sheema 3

Dr Joseph Amanya, the Sheema District Veterinary Officer says that more than 60 pigs in Kitagata sub-county have signs of African swine fever while others had died.
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20:51

Residents Resist Govt's Planned Takeover of Sango-Bay Land 1 3

Government has given the occupants a one-month ultimatum to vacate the 14,000 hectares that formally belonged Sango-Bay Sugar Estates Limited, to pave way for the expansion of the National Oil Palm Project-NOPP which is implemented under the Ministry of Agriculture.
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19:51

Cattle Traders Frustrate Efforts to Fight FMD in Teso cattle diseases 1 1

FMD is currently reported across five districts in Teso Sub Region, Katakwi being the worst hit with four sub-counties (Kapujan, Getom, Katakwi and Okulonyo). The other districts are Kapelebyong with two sub-counties (Okungur and Obalanga) while Ngora, Bukedea and Amuria have a sub-county each with reported cases of FMD.
17:25
17:25

Amolatar Officials Reject Cassava Cuttings over Poor Quality 3

Tony Opio, a supplier from Nalubwoyu Sub County delivered the 144 bags of cassava cuttings to the district headquarters. The samples were inspected by the district leaders who confirmed that they could not be received for planting.
12:45
12:45

Stray Elephants Displace Residents in Lamwo 3 6

The Nyimur Sub County LCIII Chairperson Moses Bili says the elephants believed to have strayed from Nimule National Park in Magwi County of Eastern Equatorial State in South Sudan reportedly entered Uganda through Amuru district before crossing river Aswa into Palabek Nyimur Sub County.
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MAAIF Repossess Soroti Contested Market Land Soroti City Council 1 3

Dr Robert Ojala, the Senior Veterinary Inspector in charge of North Eastern Uganda told the City and district leaders that the Ministry had decided to repossess the land and will be used as a quarantine station for Teso Sub Region.
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07:01

South Sudan Cattle Thieves Shoot and Injure UPDF Soldier 1

The civilian casualty has been identified as Peter Abac, a resident of Dogtangi village in Lawiye Oduny Parish who sustained fractures in the leg while the yet to be identified soldier from Lamwo Battalion's Bana Bana barracks was shot in the chest.
16:56
16:56

Fish Traders Want Maw Size Clarified in New Bill fish maw 3 1

In their presentation to the committee, Kiyingi appealed for a clear definition of fish maws sizes, court, gazetted or authorized areas for purposes of buying and selling of fish maws.
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12:00

Bunyangabu Leaders Seek Control of Local Economic Growth Support Project 3 5

LEGs is a USD 43 million project funded by the Islamic Development Bank and implemented in 10 districts to address water for production, agriculture production, infrastructure and food security challenges, under the Ministry of Local Government.
07:54
07:54

Farmers Cautioned Against Engaging Unregistered Middlemen 1 5

The planned registration according to the leaders seeks to protect local farmers in the district from harmful exploitation by middlemen who buy cheaply and resale the produces at abnormally high prices.
15:19
15:19

Suspected Karimojong Rustler Gunned Down in Kitgum 3

The Orom East Sub-County LC III Chairperson, Bruno Nelson told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the deceased was gunned down between Akurumo and Pire junction while fleeing with a stolen cow together with two others.
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16:09

Acholi Leaders Issue Ultimatum, Maintain Rigid Position on Nomadic Balalo Balalo pastoralists 1 2

Prior to the 2021 general elections, President Yoweri Museveni advised all Balalo pastoralists who keep sizeable numbers of cattle to acquire land and fence it to restrict animals from encroaching on community gardens.
21:38
21:38

One Arrested For Allegedly Killing Sembabule Farmer

Coleb Muhumuza, 42, a resident of Mazinga village, was attacked on Sunday night on his way home. The killers took an unknown sum of money from the deceased before tossing his body in the community pond where it was found by residents on Monday morning.
19:53
19:53

Pork Consumption Causes Boom in Nakasongola Pig Farming 1

Gerald Kitaka Sserubombwe a prominent pig trader in Nakasongola town says that residents have embraced rearing pigs because it's easy to sell them and get money to respond to an emergency unlike other animals.
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