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11:25
11:25

Ministry Releases 900,000 FMD doses for Emergency Response Vaccines 4 Top story

The procurement of vaccines, facilitated by Chief of Defence Forces Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba, includes a policy shift where the government will import vaccines, with farmers bearing the cost of in
07:16
07:16

Experts Urge Bio-fortification To Address Health Problems technology 1

Dr. Mulinge stressed that Africa should learn from South America in a spirit of south-to-south cooperation, and regional ministers should advocate for a favorable bio-fortification framework, including the development and transfer of varieties across nations in the region.
09:36
09:36

Fisheries Training Institute Gets Solar Powered Lighting And Water MAAIF 5

Principal Willy Ofwono Osinde said the commissioned solar system would help the institute save shs 3.6million and shs 3million the institution has been spending monthly on water and power bills respectively.
09:04
09:04

NARO Accredits 10 Companies to Supply Seed Varieties 4

According to NARO, the signing of the agreements was a step in ensuring farmers got the right and genuine seeds, a development that would contribute to improved food production not only for the country’s food security but also for export.
11:46
11:46

Activists Campaign For Organic Food To Promote Health, Save Environment 4 4

Hadija Nalule from PELUM (U) says eating chemically laden foods is recipe for avoidable disease and the organisation's goal is to change mindsets.
09:54
09:54

IGAD Members Want Resilience Scope to Include Floods, Landslides Food Security 3

The members argued that although the primary objective of the platform was to address drought in arid and semi-arid lands, it was evident that the other climatic excesses that they sought to expand the focus to were also a perennial problem that disrupted life whenever tragedies occurred.
08:15
08:15

77 Districts Get MAAIF Motor Bikes for Extension Services 4 3

Many agricultural staff in the districts have been struggling to deliver services, citing a lack of transport and facilitation. Matters worsened in the current financial year when the Ministry of Finance discontinued the Agricultural Extension Grant, which traditionally supported districts in providing advice to farmers in the field.
08:58
08:58

FAO Aids Karamoja Animal Disease Control MAAIF 3 1

The donation includes 300,000 doses of Foot and mouth Disease vaccines in cattle and other big ruminants, 140,000 doses for small ruminants, and another 200,000 doses for lung disease in small ruminants. It also included re-agents and tool kits for laboratory use that shall be used to aid early detection of outbreaks, which the field officers have to immediately report to the ministry.
16:43
16:43

Mao Paints Uganda’s Political Transition, Asks Acholi to Position Itself 4

Acholi living and working in Entebbe formed an association to pursue the development of their homeland. President Museveni donated 50 million Shillings in cash.
10:36
10:36

Fake Farm Inputs Affecting Nascent Crop Farming in Karamoja EU 3 Top story

Traditionally, Karamoja relied on a nomadic lifestyle and cattle for sustenance, but in recent years, the government has been promoting crop farming to address chronic food shortages and improve household incomes.
15:37
15:37

Gov't Introduces Pregnancy Test Kits to Aid Cattle Farmers NAGRC&DB 3 1

Namubiru Masitula, a veterinary technician at the National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC & DB), explained that the new pregnancy test kit involves drawing blood from the presumed pregnant cow.
13:33
13:33

Government Equips Regional Artificial Insemination Centers NAGRC&DB 4 5

This development eliminates the need for officers to travel to the National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC & DB) in Entebbe, as the AI centers now have the necessary facilities for storage.
11:32
11:32

Kitooro Market Vendors Seek to Involve Museveni in their Rent Disputes kitooro market rent 4 3

Leading and speaking on behalf of the market vendors, Sam Kutesa noted that many of them have vacated the market over the said rates. Kitooro market has 1,075 spaces for stalls and lock-up shops but less than 300 vendors currently occupy spaces in the market.
12:26
12:26

Vendors Abandon Kitooro Market Over High Dues kitooro market rent 4 6

The market has 1,075 spaces for stalls and lock-up shops but there are less than 330 vendors occupying the market, despite the council projecting to collect over one billion shillings from rent by end of the 2021/2023 financial year.
07:13
07:13

Museveni Orders Agriculture Minister To Allocate Turkish Company 15 Acres for Hospital Construction land for investors 4 Top story

In his June 20th letter to Tumwebaze, Museveni says the Turkish Investment Group has committed to building a modern private hospital in Uganda. "They intended to promote medical tourism in Uganda. The more of such hospitals we can have, the better for our health sector," read Museveni's letter.
17:05
17:05

Lands Ministry Needs UGX 63 Trillion to Map Entire Country 5 1

Dorcus Okalanyi, the Permanent Secretary in the Lands Ministry says obtaining the money at once is impossible because the ministry receives less than three trillion Shillings every financial year.
14:31
14:31

40,000 Ugandans to Benefit from New UGX 54Bn Biogas Project 3 2

On top of fueling deforestation, Lokeris say the heavy use of charcoal and firewood pose health effects associated with indoor air pollution, estimated to lead to more than 18,000 deaths every year and also fueling gender based violence among women and children in the search for firewood. As a result, he says the new Biogas Project will promote awareness about the need for renewable energy, provide 8,000 bio digesters to 40,000 Ugandans country wide and also offer incentives such as low cost loans to Biogas enterprises.
18:00
18:00

Activists Protest As Rosebuds Ltd Expands Namulanda Farmland into Lake Victoria 5 4 Top story

The group established the Namulanda farmland in 2000 covering 13 hectares. In May 2013, the company secured permission from the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA to use 50 of the 98 hectares of Lutembe Bay wetland. Lutembe Bay wetland sits at the edge of Lake Victoria in Katabi Town Council.
19:19
19:19

Vets to Man Animal Drug Shops to Curb Resistance MAAIF 5

Ssentumbwe says the ministry will liaise with police to ensure professionals are manning the drugshops and also prescribing animal drugs across the country, not just in Kampala where operations have been carried out so far this year.
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