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17:22
17:22

NFA Concerned over Increasing Population in Mabira Forest Enclaves 4 2

Micheal Ojja the Mabira Sector Manager says that there are 14 enclaves measuring about 2,660 hectares that were gazetted in 1932 when the forest was declared a central reserve. These enclaves were deliberately spared for people to live in so as to offer protection to the forest and its habitats.
15:58
15:58

Kiryandongo Farmers Combat Food Wastage with Warehouse 1 2

More than 12 percent of Maize grains produced in Uganda get lost from the field in prolonged field drying and late harvests, according to UN Food agency FAO. Another 18 percent is lost during transportation, processing, drying from home and bad storage.
15:02
15:02

NARO Developes Anti-tick Vaccine 5 1

According to NARO’s Director-General Dr Ambrose Agona, the new vaccine has been developed by a team of Ugandan scientists led by Paul Kashaija, a PhD student, with assistance from Spaniard experts headed by Prof. Jose Dela Founte.
12:37
12:37

Kigumba Maize Mill Opens New Markets for Smallholder Farmers 2 4

Edith Kizito Kataike Kadok is one of the proud members of the association. She says she has earned 3 Million shillings in running capital since the mill was installed after seeing two of her daughters through universities.
12:06
12:06

E-Verification of Agricultural Inputs Fails in Kabale 6 1

The e-Verification was designed in form of a brand protection system that uses a unique scratch code packaging label containing a 14 or 16-digit verification number.
08:34
08:34

Farmers in Northern Uganda Abandon Old Cash Crops For Cashew Nuts 4 1

In Lango sub region, cashew nuts is the latest addition after citrus fruits, mangoes, soy beans, pineapples and coffee introduced by the same agency and Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) few years ago.
12:34
12:34

Dairy Products in Mukono Free of Bacterial Infections-Study mukono district 2 4

In her post-doctorate research, Dr Sylvia Angubua Baluka, a lecturer in the Department of Biosecurity, Ecosystems & Veterinary Public Health and her team collected a total of 184 milk, faecal and environmental samples from 33 selected dairy farms from Mukono district. The purpose was to assess the prevalence and antimicrobial exposure profiles of bacteria such as Campylobacter jejuni, E. coli and Salmonella, all regarded as most common causes of diarrheal illness.
10:22
10:22

MP Mwesigye Granted Leave to Introduce Veterinary Drugs Bill 4

Nyabushozi County MP, Fred Mwesigye has been granted leave to bring a private member’s bill, entitled, Veterinary Drugs and Feeds Bill.
07:23
07:23

Milk Processing Plant in Gulu Halts Operations 1 3

The plant belonging to Gulu Women Diary Cooperative Society folded operations in mid-2018, few months after its capacity was upgraded to collect and process 3,010 liters of milk daily. The capacity was upgraded with donation of a 3,010 liter milk cooler by the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS).
17:14
17:14

Encroachers Raid River Katonga Wetlands In Sembabule 1 2

Francis Byarugaba, the Sembabule District Environmental Officer has described the encroachers as refugees who escaped from their gazetted settlement in Nakivale camp.
12:08
12:08

Gov’t to Revive District Farm Institutes 1 4

Dr Patience Rwamigisha, the commissioner in charge of agricultural extension services, says since the creation of their directorate in 2015, they were entrusted to ensure the revival of the centres.
07:04
07:04

Butchers, Milk Vendors Defy Livestock Quarantine 1

A fortnight ago, Bududa district announced a livestock quarantine to prevent the spread of the foot and mouth disease.
18:39
18:39

Pader Residents Protest Return Of Herdsmen President Museveni 2 2

Simon Omara, a resident in Alim Village says that hundreds of long-horned cattle were over the weekend clandestinely brought at night to their area by the herdsman.
07:26
07:26

6900 Farmers in Pader Stuck With Cassava Due to Market Scarcity Gulu Archdiocese 4

Father Mathew Okun Lagoro, the Chairperson Acholi Bur Parish disclosed that because of the short life span of the cassavas they were forced to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Bukoona Agro Processing Industry Limited on May 5th 2019 to buy the cassavas before it rots in the garden.
11:28
11:28

Akera Remembered For Commercializing Farming In Northern Uganda 1

He explains that Akera`s farm by 1959 produced and supplied over 30% of Tobacco to the regional markets which earned him above UGX 1000 East African Currency monthly. His farms is estimated to have employed over 700 workers from East African Countries including Zaire now DR Congo and Sudan.
10:44
10:44

Floods Submerge Villages In Pader 2

Nicholas Amone the LCI Lubala village says 120 households have been affected with over 500 acres of food crops including cassava, beans Sorghum destroyed by the floods.
15:04
15:04

Food Insecurity Warning Splits Karamoja Farmers 1 4

The Minister for Karamoja Affairs Engineer John Byabagambi has dismissed reports of looming famine over Karamoja saying the region is set to record its first bumper crop harvests after many years of scarcity.
10:50
10:50

Lack of Processing Plant, Money Frustrates Tea Growing in Zombo 3 3 Top story

Government introduced tea growing in Zombo district in 2014 through the Northern Uganda Social Action Fund-NUSAF. A tea plantation was established on a piece of land measuring 3000 acres belonging to Alur Kingdom. A group of farmers in Zeu Sub County embraced the tea production.
18:15
18:15

Members Demand Leadership Change in Lango Cooperative Union President Museveni 2

Lango cooperation Union is among the 22 cooperatives selected by the government to benefit from the shillings 162 billion compensation for the property lost during various insurgencies.
14:40
14:40

African Swine Fever Outbreak Confirmed in Kabale, Quarantine Imposed 2 4

Last week, over 70 pigs died of a strange disease which forced the district authorities to send samples to the National Animal Disease Diagnostics and Epidemiology Centre in Entebbe. Bernard Kabagame, the Kabale District Veterinary Officer says that the samples which were returned on Tuesday tested positive to African swine fever.
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