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12:00
12:00

Bunyangabu Leaders Seek Control of Local Economic Growth Support Project 5 3

LEGs is a USD 43 million project funded by the Islamic Development Bank and implemented in 10 districts to address water for production, agriculture production, infrastructure and food security challenges, under the Ministry of Local Government.
11:26
11:26

Farmers Count Losses in Rwimi Sub County As Hailstorm Destroys Gardens Food Shortage 5 1

This follows days of heavy rains experienced in the district since Saturday affecting Gatyanga and Nyabwina parishes in Rwimi town council, where 60 acres of crops especially bananas were destroyed.
05:53
05:53

Kabuleta Pledges to Invest in Value Addition to Boost Farmers in Bunyangabu 2 1

Kabuleta who started his campaigns in the Tooro region on Friday said that it is unfortunate that Uganda continues to import items that should have been produced and added value locally.
11:14
11:14

Poor Roads Dent the Hope Of Farmers in Bunyangabu District 1 6

Ronald Duncan Mugume, a resident of the area, says they face a huge challenge to transport their farm produce to markets due to the poor state of the road.
14:19
14:19

Farmers in Bunyangabu Stuck With Bananas As Prices Drop 2 6

Most of the green bananas sold in Bunyangabu’s major markets are supplied by farmers in Buheesi, Kasunganyanja, Kibito and Rwimi sub county.
09:49
09:49

Heavy Rains Destroy Plantations, Houses in Bunyangabu Red Cross 1 Top story

Erias Byakagaba, the Kakooga Parish LCII Chairperson, says the affected people have now sought refuge in the homes of their neighbors. He calls for government’s intervention to provide the families some food relief and essentials items.
18:07
18:07

Compensation Demands Hindering Road Repair in Bunyangabu Kabonero 1

Residents argue that the repair is going to cause damages to their plantations, houses and burial sites, and therefore should be compensated before the repairs start.
07:37
07:37

Bunyangabu District Leaders Fail to Account For Project Funds 6

In the findings presented to the District Plan on Wednesday, the committee discovered that 16 million shillings had not been accounted for and there were forgeries of documents.
16:14
16:14

Hiring of Plantations Frustrating Collective Banana Sale in Bunyangabu 1 2

In 2017, the government of Uganda constructed the Kasunganyanja Banana Loading Bay and Aggregation Centre in Kibiito Sub County. The objective of the centre was to bring together banana farmers in the district to determine uniform prices for bananas before selling them within and outside the district.
15:13
15:13

Bunyangabu Civilian Veterans Demand Tractors from Gov’t Bunyangabu District 1

The tractors were their major sources of income since they would be hired to farmers to use them in ploughing their fields. The veterans would charge 70,000 shillings for each hectare ploughed, and would at least save 200, 000 shillings daily. However, the tractors are grounded and efforts to have them repaired have been futile.
18:34
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Tooro Leaders Petition Kadaga Over Rubona Stock Farm joram bintamanya 2 1 Top story

According to Bintamanya, Rubona has become so useless that when Operation Wealth Creation - OWC was recently tasked by President Museveni to procure 150 heifers for Rwengaju model parish farmers in Kabarole but they only managed to buy 70 cows from Bushenyi district at Shillings 2.5 million
07:42
07:42

Rwenzori Banana Farmers Find Market in Canada, Belgium bunyangabu 3 1

According to Mukuru, they have been able to succeed because of adhering to best practices like spacing their bananas 12 feet apart.
11:04
11:04

Farmers to Pay for Agricultural Inputs sub county 2

Salim Saleh says that if a cost is attached on the inputs, they will be looked after well instead of the beneficiaries neglecting them because they are free from the government.
11:21
11:21

MPs Appalled by Poor State of Rubona Stock Farm winifred kiiza 1 3

The MPs were also concerned about the dilapidated structures at the farm. The three buildings have several cracks resulting from the 1994 earthquake which hit parts of Tooro Kingdom. The roofs are also leaking and the farm floods when it rains.
19:36
19:36

Rains Excite Rwimi Rice Farmers rwimi sub-county 2

For the past nine months, the sub county which is the largest producer of rice in the Tooro region and neighbours Kasese district, has been experiencing a dry spell that destroyed several rice fields and maize plantations. The dry spell forced farmers to abandon their gardens and were left with nothing to sell and consume.
12:09
12:09

Uganda Prisons Stuck With 700 Metric Tonnes Of Seeds. seed production 3 3

Emiku tells this committee that last season, NAADS only took 29metric tonnes of maize seeds leaving them stuck with at least 700metric tonnes. He says he fears the failure to supply these seeds leaves them wasted.
15:03
15:03

Peter Musinguzi Elected Bunyangabu District Interim Chairman moses ikagobya 1

Musinguzi polled nine votes while his sole challenger Moses Ikagobya recorded five votes. The voting exercise was undertaken by 14 councilors, who were all members of the original District Council representing the sub counties within the new district.
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