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08:36
08:36

Co-ops Tipped on Transformation Through Agricultural Tourism cooperative 5 1

Leonard Okello, the Chief Executive Officer at the Institute says this was one of the reasons that they decided on a fully paid trip for the most innovative cooperative society, to one of the top tourism centres in the country.
10:01
10:01

NSSF Funded Company to Market Farmers' Produce 4

Antonio Querido, the FAO Country Representative in Uganda says the country is among the most vulnerable and that there is need to put adequate focus on areas that may enhance this vulnerability.
15:04
15:04

UPDF Warns Apaa Communities Against Opening New Isolated Gardens planting season 1

This is meant to safeguard against deadly tribal clashes between the Acholi and their Madi counterparts.
14:56
14:56

MPs Want Probe into UGX 27.6Bn Cash for Suspended Silkworm Project 1

James Kubeketerya, the MP for Bunya County East Constituency, revealed that in the Financial Year 2023/2024, Parliament appropriated 27.6 billion to enhance sericulture. He now wonders how the money has been utilized since the project was suspended.investments.
18:08
18:08

Ministry Of Agriculture Directed To Explain Livestock Quarantine In 32 Districts 1

Tayebwa directed the Minister in-charge of the Agriculture ministry to present a statement on Thursday, next week, explaining how long these districts have been under quarantine and how long they are anticipated to remain quarantined.
15:16
15:16

Milk Exports Double Despite Market Glitches, As Production Shoots

"The intermittent closures and limitation of dairy imports by Kenya which has been our biggest export market for liquid dairy products has had a notable impact on the incomes of our farmers as well as loss of jobs at some processors," says Minister Rwamirama.
18:11
18:11

Govt Draws Strategy to Promote Agroecology Agriculture 5

Pelum Board Chairperson, Dr Christopher Kyeswa says increased government investment in agroecology will also go a long way in the fight against climate change, because of the practices that are taught to their farmers.
09:22
09:22

Geraldine Ssali Ejected From Accounting Role over UGX 8bn Scandal 1

Ggoobi's action is a response to a parliamentary prob report which also recommended for the investigation and prosecution of Geraldine Ssali.
07:51
07:51

Charities, Innovators Call Out Government over High Cost of Agri-Solar Equipment 6

Martin Tumuhereze, an irrigation engineer at the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, said solar irrigation has been slow to be embraced because of the high costs coupled with a lack of guarantee for the durability of the equipment.
17:00
17:00

Danish Agencies Aid Farmers With Systems to Tackle Aflatoxin in Grains 5

The Ambassador of Denmark to Uganda, Signe Winding Albjerg, says the climate unpredictability is also becoming a big challenge to post-harvest handling for Ugandan farmers as sometimes dry weather suddenly turns into rain, affecting the drying grain. She says that the program is also a response to this challenge.
11:50
11:50

MPs Demand Law Firm to Account for UGX39Bn 1

The affected tea nursery operators in the districts of Kabale, Rukungiri, Kanungu, Kisoro, Rubanda, Rukiga, Ntungamo, Mitoma, Mbarara, and Isingiro had sued the Government for failure to procure their seedlings following a presidential pledge in 2008.
15:27
15:27

Tanzania's Agro-Trade Policies Destabilising Regional Trade - Private Sector 4

Tanzania reintroduced food export restrictions including new tariffs and forcing traders to open up offices in Dar es Salaam, as well as applying for export permits is.
07:31
07:31

The Case for Contract Farming to Boost Food Production in E. Africa 6

EABC Chief Executive Officer, John Bosco Kaliisa says, for example, that where contract farming has been practiced, especially between farmers and sugar, tea, and coffee companies, it has been on a voluntary basis and is hard to enforce.
09:57
09:57

Cooperative Farmers to Benefit From Produce Receipting System 7

Ivan Asiimwe, the General Secretary, of Uganda Cooperative Alliance says that in this way, the system will go a long way in resolving the farmer’s challenge of access to finance.
12:29
12:29

Experts Want Women Participation Prioritized in Climate Change Campaigns 5

At the second Annual Women in Climate Change Conference held at the Makerere University Business School on Thursday, activists noted that the isolation of women has hindered the efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change.
15:09
15:09

Beware of Erratic Rains-UNMA 3

UNMA Chief Executive, Festus Luboyera says in their forecast, that western and central parts of Uganda will experience very low rains until mid June, when there will be and increase to moderate rains up to August.
16:45
16:45

Gov't Gives Node to Hydrogen Fertiliser Production at Karuma Dam 5

Specifically, H₂ Agro is more interested in the manufacture of green fertilisers, saying this will go a long way in answering the challenges Ugandans face in accessing fertlisers.
22:14
22:14

Govt Plans 3-Year Universal Vaccination To Eradicate Livestock Disease

On how this will be sustained in terms of the costs, the minister said the government will asked the farmers to contribute to the cost of vaccines, though the government will subsidise it.
14:48
14:48

Climate Change Deprives Ugandans of Basics Including Food -Study 1 4

“Sometimes when people talk about climate change, it is looked at as a topic for the elite and yet when it comes to taking climate action, it applies to every single person so it makes sense for every ordinary Ugandan to know those issues,” Marie Nanyanzi, Senior Program Officer, Twaweza East Africa, said.
08:50
08:50

Museveni Warns Public Servants Against Embezzling PDM Funds 1 3

The President revealed that while touring the region in February, aggrieved individuals seeking to benefit from the PDM complained about public servants who secretly form PDM leadership to fleece intending beneficiaries.
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