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15:52
15:52

Gov't to Close Abattoirs in Cities meat 2 2

Bright Rwamirama the State Minister of Animal Husbandry says that the work of slaughtering meat will be restricted to modern abattoirs which are being established outside the cities.
11:08
11:08

Cattle Keepers in Kalungu Struggling for Pasture as FMD Outbreak Bites 1 2

Sulait Kabiito, one of the prominent cattle keepers in Bukulula Sub County narrates that the FMD outbreak coincided with a dry season when pastures are too scarce, indicating that he is currently struggling to look for grass on which he can feed his animals.
10:09
10:09

UGX 2.4 Billion Water Resource Management Project Launched in Kitgum 1 3

The project will include the construction of a 20,000 cubic metric capacity multipurpose valley dam, a small scale irrigation scheme, establishment of reforestation projects, river bank restoration schemes and community access road rehabilitation.
08:10
08:10

Wasting Food Feeds Climate Change, New Environment Report Warns

The report shows that between homes, restaurants and shops, 17 per cent of all food is just dumped. Some food is also lost on farms and in supply chains, indicating that overall a third of food is never eaten. The study represents the most comprehensive food waste data collection, analysis and modelling ever done, and offers a methodology for countries to accurately measure loss.
17:26
17:26

Cotton Development Organization Concerned About Reduction in Production 4 1

Jolly Sabune the Director of Cotton Development Organization (CDO) expressed concern that cotton production is decreasing every season.
14:32
14:32

Farmers Willing to Cost-Share On Vaccines With Gov't, As Quarantine Hits Milk Supplies 5 1

Apophia Nayebare, a milk trader in Kampala, says if they increase the price of the milk beyond Shs1,400 per liter, they risk losing their customers, yet the margin is very small, less than Shs 100, before deducting other expenses.
13:58
13:58

Turkana Adopts Uganda’s Approach to Dam Construction 1

Moses Kizige, the Ugandan State Minister for Karamoja affairs told the Turkana leaders to inform their pastoralists that Uganda dose not want armed pastoralists.
12:32
12:32

African Swine Fever Outbreak Confirmed in Soroti pigs 1 2

Dr Patrick Eyudu, the Soroti District Production Officer, says that the number of dead pigs has gone beyond 50 with the latest outbreak being reported in Tubur sub-county.
16:14
16:14

Uganda, Kenya Opt for Cross-Border Cattle Market in Moroto 1

Robert Adupa the sub-county chairperson of Lotisan proposed that there was a need for the two countries to establish a cross border cattle market on the border of Moroto and Turkana. “...It will become a meeting point for all the pastoralists and there will be no fighting,” he said.
14:39
14:39

Environmentalists Call for Suspension Of Agricultural Schemes in Lake Victoria Catchment Areas 1 2

While releasing findings of their survey on the status of landing sites in Masaka district at Lambu fishing village in Bukakata Sub County on Tuesday, Wilson Kutamba, the Programs Manager at ASDI, noted non-compliance to the preservation of water catchment areas as one of the major threats to the entire Lake Victoria ecosystem.
13:38
13:38

Weather Uncertainties Worry Farmers in Acholi Ahead of Planting Season Makerere University 13 1

Unlike in the previous years, farmers in Acholi Sub Region would start opening their farmlands between the months of late January and March ready for the first planting seasons which starts by mid-March every year. But this year, the majority of farmers in the region have not started ploughing their farmlands and preparations for this year`s planting season citing projected aridity.
11:00
11:00

Suspected African Swine Fever Outbreak Triggers Decline in Pork Sales 1 3

More than 600 pigs have reportedly died from the strange disease in the villages of Bajere, Bajere East, Oget, and Okwici in Labongo Akwang Sub-county since November last year.
17:20
17:20

Bududa Residents Complain Over Appalling NUSAF Roads 1 1

The roads complained about include the 3.5km Bumayoka community access road in Bumayoka Sub County and the 3km Buwanabisi- Bumasa community access road.
16:02
16:02

Oil Palm Growing Threatening Food Security in Buvuma VODP 3 4 Top story

George William Telebajo, another resident says the project took advantage of the poverty in Buvuma to trick them into selling their land cheaply. He notes that several residents have ended up in jail for stealing food while others are now sleeping in wooden cubical at landing sites.
09:28
09:28

FPU Commandant Warns Fishermen Against Attempts to Bribe His Team 1 2

Addressing fishermen at Nakibanga Landing Site in Kyamuswa Sub County Kalangala District on Monday, Kirya said that he received reports about the move, which involves some district leaders and found it to be true.
07:38
07:38

Kitgum District Veterinary Laboratory Lies Idle 1

Kitgum District Veterinary Officer Dr. Alfred Kinyera says they have only been using the cold chain for vaccine storage while the rest of the equipment hasn’t been used due to lack of a specialist to operate them.
16:11
16:11

Starving Breastfeeding Mothers Cry Out as Drought Hits Karamoja 2

Jenifer Naput, a mother of twins and a resident of Bazza village in Moroto Municipality, said the babies are "over suckling" her yet her breasts have ran dry and cant produce milk due to lack of food.
16:10
16:10

BCU Unveils Farmers SACCO 1

John Musila, the BCU Vice-chairperson, says that they have kicked started the SACCO with Shillings 2 billion to help farmers save their money and an access low interest rate loans to improve their livelihoods.
09:47
09:47

I Wont Allow My Children to Follow My Footsteps: Reformed Rustler 2

According to Lotukei, instead of touching a gun, he rather touches a needle for injecting animals, which have changed his life. Lotukei thanked the government of Uganda for removing guns from them, saying they did not know that guns were blocking them from enjoying other development projects.
10:21
10:21

Leaders in Luwero Ask Catholic Church to Take Over Stalled Pineapple Processing Plant 3 5

The land on which the processing plant was to be established has been turned into a grazing zone.
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