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11:14
11:14

Poor Roads Dent the Hope Of Farmers in Bunyangabu District 6 1

Ronald Duncan Mugume, a resident of the area, says they face a huge challenge to transport their farm produce to markets due to the poor state of the road.
15:54
15:54

Agago Locals Stare at Hunger As Floods Ravage Gardens Heavy rains

Omol says he lost three sacks of maize and two sacks of millet, which he had harvested recently and stored for family consumption. Omol notes that he is now stuck without food and shelter to accommodate his children, saying they are currently surviving on handouts from friends and relatives.
14:53
14:53

120 Houses Submerged Under Floods in Nwoya District. Food relief 1

According Patrick Okello Oryema, Nwoya district LCV chairperson, they have tasked the local leaders to document and carry out assessment of the level of destruction to be submitted to the Office of the Prime Minister.
10:43
10:43

Delays in Finalizing National Irrigation Plan Causes Concern farm productivity 3

Charles Waita, a farmer in Kamuli, who lost more than 6 acres of cassava, maize and beans to drought, says the rainfall patterns are unpredictable and he cannot keep moving his garden from one area to another for fear of grabbing his customary land.
17:41
17:41

Ugandans Eating Less Food Per Person Every Year food supply 2

There has been a decline in starchy roots food availability since 2013 at 130.5 Kg to 100.9 Kg in 2020, and even alcohol being drunk has reduced from 74.8kgs in 2013 to 60.3kgs in 2019.
17:18
17:18

NDA Closes Illegal Veterinary Drug Shops in Rwenzori Region 1 2

During an operation conducted in the districts of Bundibugyo, Bunyangabu, Ntoroko, Kabarole, Kyegegwa, Kyenjojo, Mityana, Kasanda and Mubende, NDA also has impounded 25 boxes of veterinary medicines estimated at 53.7 Million Shillings.
19:17
19:17

NARO Improves Micro Garden Systems for Farming in Small Spaces 2 1

The researchers have designed a vertical garden made out of wood, forming a rectangle with a number of staircases. Each staircase is designed with 12 holes to support planting of vegetables. In the middle of it is designed a decomposing chamber that generates organic fertilizers.
11:28
11:28

Uganda's Milk Production has Increased by 8% - Ssempija 1

According to Vincent Bamulanzeeki Ssempija, the Minister for Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) Uganda produced 2.5 billion litres of milk in 2018/19, compared to 2.7 billion litres in 2019/20.
07:33
07:33

Bunyoro Coffee Farmers Demand UGX 1.2Bn from UCDA 4

According to the farmers, UCDA owes them Shillings 1.2 billion for 3,689,998 coffee seedlings they supplied between 2017 and 2019. Each seedling was valued at 350 Shillings.
18:04
18:04

Ugandans Warned against Wrong Use of Halal Labels 3

Traditional halal meat, according to Islamic teaching, is killed by hand and must be blessed by the slaughterman in line with the strict Islam laws on slaughtering animals. For meat to be considered Halal, the animal must be alive and healthy before it is killed, and all the blood must be drained from the body. This is because Islam places great emphasis on the way an animal's life ends.
09:38
09:38

Vet Doctor Arrested for Distributing Contaminated Meat 1

East Kyoga police spokesperson David Mudong told URN that the Motor vehicle was intercepted after a tip-off that five cows which had been declared diseased and recommended for destruction in Moroto, had been transported to Teso.
10:44
10:44

Heavy Rains Destroy Property, Homes in Busia 1 1 Top story

Reginah Nangira, a resident of Kisenyi A village, says that they narrowly survived death when the strong wind dumped the roof of her neighbour's building on her house.
13:15
13:15

Mt. Meru Millers On Spot Over Poor Waste Disposal in Lira 8 2

Polycarp William Okello, who neighbours the factory, says he has grown rice in a nearby wetland but he is not expecting any yield after his crop started drying up due to the waste.
15:34
15:34

Fish Farmers Decry High Price of Feeds cage fish farming 4

The price of fish feeds imported from Egypt, Israel and the Netherlands goes for 6,000, 7,000 and 8,000 per kilogram.
17:58
17:58

River Nile Boat Accident Death Toll Increases to 4 Josephine Angucia 1

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Region Police Spokesperson says the accident victims were travelling to their gardens in Bira village in Nwoya district when their boat capsized because of heavy wind.
13:18
13:18

400 Farmers in Kwania Receive Heifers under Restocking Program OPM 3 1

The heifers will benefit widows, widowers, the elderly, Person with Disabilities, orphans and the Ex-combatants from the Sub Counties are Aduku, Inomo, Chawente, Nambieso, Abongomola and Aduku Town Council.
12:49
12:49

Sale of Livestock Drugs by Unlicensed Dairy Farmer's Cooperatives Worries NDA 5 1 Top story

Dr. Bernard Sibwome, the head of Drug Regulation in NDA, says the dairies use unqualified people to dispense drugs to farmers, which is dangerous to human and animal life.
11:24
11:24

Free Improved Upland Rice Seeds For Kwania Farmers 3 1

The farm inputs that include 2,500kgs of Nase-1 improved upland rice seeds, 20 metric tons of bio-fertilizers, 20 metric tons of bio-pesticides all worth 35 million shillings for planted over 800 acres of land
07:47
07:47

Hailstorm Destroys 1000 Acres of Crop Garden in Gulu Paibona Sub County 1

Richard Watmon, the Paibona Sub County LC III Chairperson told URN on Sunday that they are yet to document the destruction caused by the hailstorm. Last month, heavy rains also destroyed several acres of crops in Palaro and Pabbo Sub Counties in Gulu and Amuru districts respectively.
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