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17:24
17:24

Lack of Electricity Renders ACDP Factories Idle in Masaka 2

The facilities include coffee and maize processing factories that were constructed at Nkuuna and Buyaga villages respectively, in Kyannamukaaka sub-county, to support communities to add value to their agricultural produce.
07:55
07:55

Government Urged on Profiling of Actors in Fishing Sector 1 5

Fredrick Ggesa, the Masaka District Fisheries Officer, who also coordinates officers in the Central region districts, suggests that the government should undertake a nationwide profiling of key players in the sector.
06:58
06:58

Agro Input Dealers, Framers Knowledge Gap Blamed For Low Productivity 1 5

Gilbert Kato, a senior agronomist at the Export Trading Group-ETG, a company that provides solutions to agricultural challenges observes that although more Ugandans are engaging in farming, many of them are still following traditional farming methods that limit their productivity.
07:45
07:45

Earthworm Rearing: A New Farming Venture for Organic Fertilizer, Business vermiculture 5 3 Top story

Uganda currently ranks second on the global scene with the largest number of certified organic producers at approximately 210,352 next to India and boasts of an Export Market Value exceeding US$50m according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF).
22:12
22:12

Gov't to Consider Subsidies On Fertilizers-Museveni 1 3

Speaking at a public rally at Masaka liberation square on Wednesday, as part of his monitoring tours of government wealth creation programs in the greater Masaka sub region, President Museveni indicated that he is going initiate discussion in the cabinet for the possibility of considering subsidies on fertilizers.
10:16
10:16

Masaka District Chairperson Asks Gov't to Reconsider PDM for Agricultural Marketing 2

Masaka district Chairperson Andrew Lukyamuzi Batemyetto argues that providing financial support to the different agricultural enterprises may not yield the intended results of improving the incomes of the targeted population in the absence of reliable markets for their produce.
09:03
09:03

Farmers Protest Proposed Merging of UCDA Over Efficiency 2 4

In their joint statement presented at the 08th commemoration of the International Coffee Day held in Buwunga sub-county, Masaka district on Wednesday, the farmers observed that the authority plays a very vital role in the coffee development chain, arguing that it is illogical to strip it of its semi-autonomous nature at this time.
19:04
19:04

Masaka City Authorities Struggling to Restore Depleted Wetlands 2

Frank Ssekiziyivu, who uses part of the Ssenya village to prepare vegetables, trees, and flower seedlings for commercial purposes, told Uganda Radio Network that the city enforcement teams only managed to evict a few people who were cultivating near the main road.
15:33
15:33

Muteesa University Promotes Agro-ecological Farming Practices to Avert Climate Change 1 4

Professor Vincent Kakembo, the University's Vice Chancellor says they have set out to make a direct contribution to the community through the provision of appropriate guidance to farmers’ groups with an aim of reversing the dire effects of climate change in the area.
13:30
13:30

Plant Wild Crops to Beat Hunger, Masaka Farmers Advised 3

Disan Muwanga, a Food and Agricultural Researcher and Chairperson of Matooke Growers Association in Greater Masaka Region says the current situation demands that farmers revive the growing of traditional food crops that are known for supporting communities through times of famine resulting from long droughts.
07:56
07:56

Unreliable Markets May Hinder Parish Development Model- Masaka Leaders 1 3

Alice Nannungi, the Masaka City Women Councilor representing Nyendo-Mukungwe demands that as the government commits funds to finance the PDM projects, it also makes deliberate interventions to secure markets and attractive prices for the produces that will be generated from the beneficiary groups.
07:40
07:40

African Swine Fever Outbreak Claims Over 50 Pigs In Masaka

The deaths have been reported in the villages of Luvule, Bulayi, and Sunga in the Nyendo-Mukungwe division and Ssenyange and Kijabwemi in one week.
15:08
15:08

Masaka Farmers Get Cassava Drying Machine to Add Value, Improve Incomes 3

The ugx35m-machine is a donation from Vi-Agroforestry, a development organisation fighting poverty and climate change in collaboration with farmer’s groups and organisations, advising and training farmers in sustainable agricultural land management.
11:09
11:09

500 Tons of Plastic Waste Recovered in Masaka 2 3

Reverend Father James Ssendege, the founder of Masaka recycling initiative says the total tonnage of plastic waste materials has been accumulated in the last four years they have been operating in the greater Masaka districts.
18:56
18:56

Minister Nabakooba Intervenes in Bukakata Land Dispute 2 1

The affected persons are mainly pastoralists and peasant farmers occupying more than three square miles of land in Kasange-Kigga village, Kiteredde, Musajja, Muddu, Komoni, Biriinzi, Lutukuma, and Kigo.
07:33
07:33

Unresolved Bukakata Land Dispute Delays Masaka Oil Palm Project 1 3 Top story

At least 100 households use the land for settlement and grazing. The land is a subject of contention between over 200 residents and Nakigga Ranching Farm Cooperative, which comprises 37 subscribers.
16:42
16:42

Masaka Vendors Protest Delays to Complete UGX 18B Market Masaka City Council 1

Frank Tumwebaze, the Chairperson on Masaka Market Vendors Cooperative says that the failure by the contractors to complete and hand over the market has frustrated vendors, who are tired of operating in open space.
18:51
18:51

Masaka Commercial Officer on Spot for Revoking License of Milk Traders 1

But Fred Kuhubwa, Cooperative Society Chairperson has petitioned the Masaka City Town Clerk demanding for an inquiry into Mugerwa’s actions, which he argues are out of malice and dishonesty.
10:35
10:35

Masaka Milk Dealers Bicker Over Resale Prices low milk prices 1 1 Top story

Moses Muliisa, the general secretary of the association has petitioned the city council authorities demanding that they take interest and set a standard price for milk resale for purposes of protecting the traders from highly exploitative distributors, whom they also accuse of compromising the quality of milk on the market.
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