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20:05
20:05

Black Quarter Livestock Disease Confirmed In Gulu 2 1

Black Quarter disease is an acute infectious and highly fatal, bacterial disease of cattle. The acute nature of the disease makes successful treatment difficult, but there is an effective vaccine available to provide animals with protective immunity.
08:06
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Security Intensifies Eviction of Defiant Balaalo in Amuru 4 1

Stephen Odong Latek, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner told Uganda Radio Network in an interview over the weekend that the bulk of the impounded cattle were intercepted from government land in Lakang Sub-county despite earlier warnings of voluntary exit issued to the cattle keepers.
13:03
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Agricultural Cooperative Moves to Establish Mechanization Hubs in Northern Uganda 1 2

Robert Achac Okok, the Chairperson of NUTOFA says the agricultural mechanization hubs will be stationed in the regional cities of Lira, Gulu, and Arua while another hub will be established in Moroto Municipality catering for the Karamoja sub-region.
16:55
16:55

Sell Impounded "Balaalo" Cattle to Construct Schools - Museveni President Museveni 2 1 Top story

Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo Chigamoy said on Friday that he received a letter from the President revealing that some cattle keepers were already fleeing forceful eviction from the region leaving behind their cattle.
16:32
16:32

UGX 11B Project for Restoring Degraded Landscape Unveiled in Acholi World Vision Uganda 5 1

Speaking at the project launch in Gulu City, Edward Khaukha, the World Vision Uganda Regional Programme Manager for Northern/Karamoja Region says the FMNR project seeks to promote the conservation of natural tree cover by farmers.
13:32
13:32

Gulu Starts Evicting Errant Migrant Cattle Keepers Palaro Sub County 7

Gulu District according to a report from the District Veterinary Department has a total of 54, 363 herds of cattle but 48.63 percent of them belong to the migrant cattle keepers, the Balaalo group of people.
16:56
16:56

Ten Arrested for Illegal Entry into Cattle Farm in Gulu 2 2

An army officer who commanded the arrest and only identified himself as Innocent from Lugore barracks notes that the suspects assumed roles they weren’t assigned in the implementation of evicting the cattle keepers.
08:40
08:40

Gov’t Identifies Exit Routes for “Balaalo” Cattle Keepers from Northern Uganda President Museveni 1

The State Minister for Northern Uganda Rehabilitation Grace Freedom Kwiyucwiny in a November 7 letter to all Resident District Commissioners (RDCs) in Lango, West Nile, and Acholi Subregion seen by this reporter noted that five major routes have been identified for the exit of the noncompliant cattle keepers.
15:31
15:31

URSB Moves to Protect Shea Butter from Acholi with Geographical Indications 6 1

Mercy Kainobwisho, the URSB Registrar General revealed that the move is a marketing strategy that will build consumer confidence and spur marketing of shea butter products to international markets.
20:53
20:53

Farmers In Gulu Get UGX 493M Investment Hub For Quality Production European Union 2 3

The facility has a modern storage facility for farmers from the greater Gulu area to collectively market their produce, aflatoxin testing kits, weighing machines, 100 pallets, sampling metallic spheres, trolley, grain blower, maize handheld fellers, moisture tester, tarpaulins, storage bags, motorized sprayer among others.
09:36
09:36

Leaders Question Gov’t’s Non-Inclusion of Local Ranchers in Aswa Ranch 1 4

Martin Ojara Mapenduzi, the Bardege-Layibi legislator says the ranch was established to help improve animal breeds in the region but notes that those in control have sidelined the locals.
10:03
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Acholi Legislators Split Over Verification of Cattle Keepers Balaalo Herdsmen 5 1 Top story

Chua West legislator Philip Polly Okin Ojara said on Monday in Gulu City that the verification exercise shouldn’t have been undertaken since the President had earlier issued an executive order for the eviction of the herdsmen.
10:49
10:49

Breeding Black Soldier Fly Larvae to Manage Organic Waste 3 5

Olanya, who holds a Diploma in Mechanization in Agriculture from Busitema University, has established a maggot production farm in the backyard of his half-acre piece of land.
11:26
11:26

Data Deficiency Threatens Conservation Efforts for Endangered Wild Species in Northern Uganda climate change 1 3

In an interview with Uganda Radio Network, Dr. Achilles Brunnel Byaruhanga, a Herpetologist and Principal Investigator with Nature Uganda, expressed his concern about the lack of data in the North. He explains that the absence of proper studies and conservation efforts puts these amphibian and reptilian species at risk of extinction.
16:27
16:27

Fresh Verification of Pastoralists Kicks Off in Acholi 1

The verification exercise commenced in Atiak Town Council, Amuru District where the committee members met over 35 pastoralists operating in the area. They were tasked to produce documents on land acquisition, and compliance with set policies from the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries (MAAIF), and the National Agricultural Research Organization-NARO.
16:58
16:58

Northern Uganda Agricultural Fair to Expose Farmers to New Innovations Pece Stadium 3 1

Grace Musimami, the General Secretary of the Uganda Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (UFAAS) says the exhibition offers a platform for farmers to explore agribusiness ideas in the region which is a food basket for the country.
17:04
17:04

Experts Task Gov’t on Regulation of Dangerous Pesticides Usage 1

Last week, the Uganda National Association of Community and Occupational Health (UNACOH) in its survey report revealed that selected districts in northern Uganda had a higher proportion of pesticide residues in vegetables and water sources than other regions.
16:04
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Acholi Farmers Advised to Conserve Water as Drought Bites Dry spell 1

Paul Kilama, the Gulu District Agricultural Officer says the over-reliance on rainfall no longer sustainable for smallholder farmers in the region amidst climate change.
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Museveni's Four Acre Model Farming Targets Youth 2 1

Kabangeni told URN during an interview from Gulu City that the idea is to equip youth with agricultural skills for community transformation through farming.
08:57
08:57

Acholi Legislators Divided Over Parish To Market Project 5 1

The project, launched by President Museveni in February this year in Gulu City, seeks to promote commercial farming and associated value chains on over 230,000 acres of communal land in the Acholi sub-region.
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