Bishop Jjumba explains that the agriculture training center for the diocese will help to equip youth with survival skills, as well as building a new foundation towards reviving farming; the main economic activity that spurred development in the area.
Joseph Ochieng, a farmer in Lakwor parish in Lagoro Sub County, says the facility has been dormant since it was established and calls on government to ensure that it doesn’t go to waste since it isn’t helping farmers.
Jude Byamukama, a lawyer with JByamukama and Co advocates observes that the National Coffee bill is trying to establish a government monopoly over the coffee production chain other than regulate the industry.
World Food Programme Country director El Khidir Daloum says the agency intends to buy Grade One Maize grains for feeding the 1.3 Million refugees settled in Uganda. He says they hope to achieve the quota in the second season after erratic rains disorganized the first planting season in most parts of the country.
The report that was compiled between June 2018 and May 2019 exposes fraud in the purchase of land for the expansion of palm oil project in the two districts. The study analyzed land ownership and transactions related to the National Oil Palm Project in Kalangala and Buvuma districts.