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23:06
23:06

Army Impounds Four Trucks Allegedly Carrying Immature Fish 1 2

The trucks, destined for the Democratic Republic of Congo, were impounded in Kasese and driven today to the Fisheries Directorate head office in Entebbe pending further investigations.
11:47
11:47

Town Clerk Disbands Kitooro Market Committee over Illegal Allocation of Space 5 3

In June 920 vendors were allocated space in the market, but more than 40 vendors who were in the old Kitooro market and those formerly at Lubigi market in Lugongo-Nakiwogo village say they were denied space in the new market.
12:21
12:21

Vendors Protest Illegal Allocation of Space in Kitooro Market 4 5

In June 920 vendors were allocated space in the market, but more than 40 vendors who were in the old Kitooro market and those formerly at Lubigi market in Lugongo-Nakiwogo village say they have not been allocated space in the new market.
01:48
01:48

We Shall Spend More Time With Farmers, Not In Conferences - Minister Tumwebaze MAAIF 2 1

“In this term, we will spend more time with the farmers in the fields than in conferences," he added, " We need to stop projectising everything and instead implement what works for the farmers."
10:58
10:58

GMO Regulations In the Offing-NEMA 2 6

“NEMA has the mandate to devise guidelines and measures to manage GMOs. So I think we should abandon the idea of getting a GMO law,” he said.
11:24
11:24

Kitooro Market Vendors Reject Proposed Rates 6 2

According to the proposed rates, traders with stalls for food, fresh vegetables and Matooke will pay Shillings 30,000, stalls for fish, fruits and charcoal will pay Shillings 50,000 while those with butcheries and chicken cages will pay Shillings 100,000 monthly. As a result, the council wants to collect shillings 100million a month, translating into shillings 1.2 billion annually.
13:09
13:09

National Calibration Food Laboratory Project to Cost UGX 14.9 Billion 3 3

Pius Wakabi Kassaja, the Permanent secretary Ministry of Agriculture ,Animal Industry and Fisheries , says the Construction of the National Calibration Food laboratory will cost over shillings 14.9 billion.
15:05
15:05

Uganda Gets UGX 11b From Russia to Fight Desert Locusts 4 1

The donation comes amidst fears that recent heavy rains have created ideal conditions for the pest's reproduction in several countries across the East African Region and the Horn of Africa. According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation-FAO, Young locusts will become voracious adults in June just as farmers begin to harvest, compounding an already bleak food security situation. He explained further that the donation to Uganda will be spent on purchasing pesticides, fuel, sprayers and training of personnel to eliminate the pests.
11:07
11:07

Dr Anthony Ntaate Appointed Interim Head of NAGRC 1

Dr Johnson Nkuuhe, the chairperson of the NAGRC of Directors told Uganda Radio Network-URN that Ntaate was entrusted with the position by virtue of being the most senior officer who has also acted as Executive Director of the same entity on several occasions in the past. Dr. Ntaate on his part says that he is still weighing the option of accepting or rejecting the assignment.
11:22
11:22

Researchers Demand for Collective Action to Fight Paratuberculosis Makerere University 4 1

The disease is caused by bacterium Mycobacterium avium subspecies. It affects livestock such as cattle sheep and goats.
20:46
20:46

Nkuuhe Undertakes to End Fights at Animal Genetic Resources Centre 1 2

Nkuuhe made the observation after it emerged that the institution is tainted by infighting between the administration led by the Executive Director Charles Lagu and senior staff who have spent more than 10-years of service, in the organization.
07:16
07:16

Statehouse Anti-Corruption Unit Storms NAGRIC Over UGX 17 Billion Fraud abuse of office 4 1

Led by its Commandant, Col. Edith Nakalema, Officers from the State House Anti Corruption Unit held a meeting involving the State Minister in Charge of Animal Husbandry, Bright Rwamirama, NAGRIC staff and former staff to discuss the fraud allegations.
19:26
19:26

China, Uganda Open Frontiers for Fish Maw Trade 3 1

A kilogram of small-sized fish maw costs 160,000 Shillings on the local market while a kilogram of medium-sized maws costs between 350,000 and 800,000 Shillings. A large maw that can make more than a Kilogram costs up to 1,100,000. The maw costs between USD 450 (1.6 million Shillings) to 1,000 (3.6 million Shillings) on the international market.
13:03
13:03

Agriculture Ministry to Adopt 4P Production Model for Major Cash Crops 1 1

The 4P model was applied in Kalangala to bring together 1,300 oil palm outgrowing farmers, the Government of Uganda through the Vegetable Oil Development Project, the funders from the International Fund for Agricultural Development and the Private partners who include oil Palm Uganda Limited.
17:33
17:33

New Program Takes Over Palm Oil Growing Across the Country 1 1 Top story

The Project takes over from the Vegetable Oil Development Project, which has been managing palm oil growing on Kalangala’s Main Island Bugala and the outlying islands of Bunyama and Bubembe.
07:48
07:48

Ssempijja Differs from Parliament on UPDF Fisheries Operations Lake Victoria 1 2 Top story

Willy Lugoloobi, the Kalangala District LC V Chairperson concurs with Ssempijja, saying there is need to regulate the operations of the unit instead of halting its operations.
12:31
12:31

Residents Move to Block Further Giveaway of Botanical Garden Land Vincent Kayanja 4 1

Sam Apedel, Spokesperson National Water and Sewerage Cooperation, says government is planning to construct a sewer line that connects to Victoria Mall to transport sewerage to a treatment facility so as to effectively manage the sewerage problem at the mall.
14:25
14:25

IGAD Countries Lose More Than US$9 billion in Cattle Rustling 1 3

According to Gamba, Sudan Loses US$5.6 billion, Kenya, US$500 million, Uganda US$110 Million, South Sudan US$2.7 billion while each person in Ethiopia loses up to US$13,000 in cattle rustling annually.
07:46
07:46

Lack of Transport Hindering Agriculture Extension Works in Island Districts 1 1 Top story

However, extension workers in island districts have not received any means of transport to help them traverse areas under their jurisdiction. These extension workers need motorized boats to sail on water. The Agriculture Ministry has instead offered motorcycles to the outlying island sub counties to deliver services from one island to another.
12:00
12:00

EU Injects UGX 37 Billion in Aquaculture Parks Construction Fish 2 1

It is hoped that through the project, Uganda will develop and effectively enforce a sound policy and regulatory framework, enhance production and productivity of fish and fish products, reduce post-harvest losses and create marketing opportunities for aquaculture fish and fish products.
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