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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.
09:30
09:30

Farmers in Karamoja Get Walking Tractors 3 3

Dr Paul Okullo, the Nabuin Zonal Agricultural Research Institute Director said that the idea of walking tractors was conceived after realizing that most farmers had less than five acres of land which is not cost-effective for big tractors.
17:18
17:18

Gov't Asked to Intensify Sensitization of Extension Workers on Hass Avocado 1 3

Hass Avocado is a commercially popular and nutritious fruit and one of the 19 crops that the Ministry of Agriculture is promoting under the Agricultural value chain development strategy.
09:57
09:57

Bukomansimbi Farmers Harvest Immature Coffee to Combat Theft 1 1

Joseph Luwaga, the Bukomansimbi LCV Councillor representing Kagologolo Town Council indicates that many farmers are becoming impatient due to the high prices of coffee, which has also raised incidents of theft reported in the area.
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.
09:07
09:07

Mandela Millers Gets ISO 22000 Certification for Food Safety and Quality Assurance raw material 3 1

Patricia Bageine Ejalu, the Deputy Executive Director of Standards at UNBS, represented the Executive Director at the award ceremony held at the company's premises in Busega.
08:12
08:12

Oil Palm Growing in Busoga Sub Region Kicks Off After 13 Years of Waiting farmer 3

Suzan Lakwonero, NOPP Project Manager, who oversaw the planting, noted that after years of anticipation by farmers in Mayuge, every registered farmer would now have the opportunity to plant oil palm gardens to improve their livelihoods.
10:08
10:08

Low-Cost Biogas Project Increases Household Uptake 5

A typical system, with a 12 cubic meter gas tank costs up to 1.5 million Uganda shillings, which is far less than the 12 million that a dome of equal capacity would cost, according to Mwesigwa.
08:31
08:31

Donated Walking Tractors Lying Idle in Madi Okollo 5 1

Benard Leku, the councilor for Rhino Camp sub-county, revealed that tractors allocated to Ewanga sub-county and Inde Town council have remained uncollected at the district headquarters since December last year.
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.
07:51
07:51

Farmers Reinstate BCU Board Unopposed coffee 2 Top story

Nelson Wedayila, the Secretary of the BCU Vetting Committee, confirmed that the reinstated board members successfully passed the vetting process, meeting all minimum requirements such as being registered BCU farmers and selling their coffee at BCU.
07:06
07:06

700 Young Aqua-culturists Unite to Craft Plans for Successful Fish Farming farmer 2 2 Top story

Uganda garnered USD 116.2 million from fish and fish product exports in the 2021/22 financial year. The primary focus of the meeting will be to address critical sectoral challenges, particularly deficiencies in processing.
10:55
10:55

Farmers in Kole District Asked to Embrace Cocoa Growing 7 2

Currently, around 145 farmers in Lango are cultivating the crop.
14:33
14:33

NAADs Urges Farmers to Consider Hass Avocado 1 3

The National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) global market is currently valued at over $8 billion, and is projected to reach more than $ 20 billion in 2026.
09:48
09:48

Moroto District Officials Decry Limited Funding for Kobebe Dam kobebe dam dries 3 2

The dam located about 50km from Moroto was constructed by the Ministry of Water in 2010 at a cost of 6 billion shillings.
16:19
16:19

Hailstorms Destroy Houses, Crops in Luwero Sub County 3 3

The hailstorm destroyed over 20 houses leaving families homeless and hundreds of acres of crop gardens destroyed. The most are Kabakedi parish in Luwero sub-county and others in Luwero town. Gardens of over 100 families were destroyed.
08:07
08:07

Kwania Farmers Embrace Micro- Scale Irrigation Program government program 6 1 Top story

Taddeo Mivulo, the Kwania District Senior Agricultural Engineer, provided insights into the functionality of the irrigation system, noting that five farmers have already fully paid for and are being connected to the system. He emphasized the importance of proper maintenance to prevent damage to the systems.
08:47
08:47

Farmers in Kigezi Petition Parliament Over Implementation of Museveni’s Wetland Eviction 3 3

Denis Ndyomugyenyi Nzeirwe, a farmer from Katuna town council who is leading petitioners told our reporter that the eviction is set to leave dairy farmers who have been feeding their cows from wetlands to lose 5.4 billion Shillings from milk and 6.2 billion shillings from meat they sell per year.
08:23
08:23

Museveni to Meet Lango Elders Over Operations of Fisheries Protection Unit Dokolo by- election 2 1

The President’s move comes after an outcry from leaders in the Lango region. In a statement read to the President on Tuesday at Atabu Primary School by the Dokolo South MP, Felix Okot Ogong,
13:24
13:24

MUZARDI Rolls Out Enhanced Indigenous Chicken MUZARDI-Mukono 4 1

This initiative aims to assist rural households in transitioning to commercial poultry farming practices, thereby generating significant income opportunities.
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