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12:27
12:27

Farmers Decry Poor Soybean Prices 1

Solomon Oketta, another farmer in Ongako Sub County wants the district to intervene in what he calls exploitation of their energy and resources by produce dealers.
10:28
10:28

Farmers in Lwengo Get UGX 280m Resource Centre 1 3

The centre worth 280 million shillings was obtained through a partnership with the Uganda Communication Commission-UCC, to support farmers get updated information on agriculture and marketing to boost their productivity and incomes.
09:31
09:31

Food Crisis Hits Karusandara Sub County As Water Logging Destroys Crops farmers 2 4

More than 30, 000 acres of crops were destroyed by floods that hit the district in May leaving over 500 households without a stable source of food.
10:52
10:52

Lake Kyoga Fishermen Exempted From Taxes For Six Months Minister Helen Adoa 1 1

Adona says that the tax holiday for fishermen is to help them recover from the losses incurred during the fishing ban.
07:30
07:30

Floods Hit Kitgum Municipality as R. Pager Bursts Banks central division 4 2

Several fish ponds, nursery beds for trees, a residential house, vegetable and maize gardens near the river banks in Pager and Central Divisions have since been submerged. Margaret Lakidi, a fish farmer in Ayul B village in Pager Division says five of her fish ponds have been submerged.
04:51
04:51

Army Seeks Collaboration from Vigilantes to Curb Renewed Cattle Theft karimojong warriors 1

More than 1,000 youthful vigilantes in Paimol sub-county, one of the areas frequented by the cattle thugs early this year volunteered to guard their kraals and protect animals from looters. This comes at the backdrop of an increment in cases of cattle theft in the district by warriors from the neighbouring Karamoja region.
15:35
15:35

African Coffee Paid Less Compared to Latin America, Asia coffee prices 1 1 Top story

The study looked at prices paid between 2000 and 2018. It notes that the average price in Africa for Arabica coffee is 70.4 US cents ( 2,575 Shillings) per pound or half a kilogram when the price is 37.6 per cent higher in Latin America and 41.5 per cent higher in India.
23:58
23:58

Parliament Rejects De-registration of Coffee Farmers 4 1

Parliament today unanimously rejected the proposal to deregister coffee farmers who fail to meet standards set by Government in regards to coffee growing.
11:45
11:45

Heavy Rains Destroy Crops in Pader flood waters 2 6

Scovia Adokorach, a farmer in Bar Ayom village in Ogole Parish, Lapul Sub County says that nearly ten of their family gardens have all been flooded following heavy rains that started falling last month.
10:34
10:34

Gov’t to Rehabilitate Kagwara Fish Handling Facility Serere District 2 1

Dr Edward Rukunya, the Director of Fisheries Resources at the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries- MAAIF says that the dilapidated structure will be rehabilitated this financial year.
08:01
08:01

Pictorial; Families Thrilled as Gov't Lifts L.Kyoga Fishing Ban Minister Helen Adoa

The suspension of Fishing activities rendered thousands of households vulnerable because many of them solely depended on the lake for their livelihood. Many people, who had never been to their homes for long, had to relocate from landing sites that had become part of their lives.
05:55
05:55

Army Recovers 39 Cattle Looted by Suspected Karamojong Warriors in Kitgum Orom Subcounty 2

The warriors reportedly raided Agoromin village in Lolwa Parish at about 5 pm on Monday evening and looted 60 animals belonging to Calvin Ocaya, a livestock farmer in the area. 26 of the looted animals were Freshian while 34 were local breeds, security personnel reported.
16:51
16:51

UN Launches US$15M Program to Digitalize Innovation in Agriculture UNCDF 4 4 Top story

Speaking at the launch of the program at Uganda Media Center, Lukolyo noted that they chose Northern Uganda and West Nile as their starting points basing on the fact that they are among the most affected regions when it comes to access to digital innovations.
08:05
08:05

Fisherman Drowns As Minister Lifts Ban on Lake Kyoga Serere District

"I have just received information that two fishermen had seized the opportunity of Fisheries Protection Unit busy schedule to conduct illegal fishing. Unfortunately, one has died and the other saved by residents in Mugama. This act of sneaking into the lake must stop because many people have lost lives in the process", she said.
18:34
18:34

Gov't Lifts Fishing Ban on Lake Kyoga ban on fishing 1 Top story

State Minister for Fisheries, Helen Adoa, while flagging off the boats, said that Lake Kyoga was cleared for 11,000 boats but there was delay in the construction works.
13:22
13:22

Nile Perch Stocks in Lake Victoria Increase by 31 Percent President Museveni 2 1 Top story

According to Dr. Rukunya, the country was losing about US$ 52 million approximately Shillings 182 Billion of fish exports annually due to illegal fishing activities.
13:39
13:39

LDUs, Suspected Karamojong Rustlers Exchange Gunfire in Agago bows and arrows 1 Top story

"Following timely information from the owner of the animals, we immediately moved into action to intercept the cattle thieves at Lakwa central, Omia Pahcwa Sub County. The cows have been handed over to the owner,” said Lt. Kato.
16:36
16:36

Amuru Leaders Demand Verification of Atiak Sugar Project Beneficiaries 3 1

The sugar project targets to benefit 1,946 members of Atiak Sugar Plantation Out-growers’ Society Ltd and 2,500 members for Gem Pacilo Farmers’ Cooperative Society in Gulu and Amuru Districts.
07:49
07:49

MPs Demand Accountability For Funds Spent on Locust Fight Deseert Locusts 1 1

The chairperson of the Agriculture committee Janet Grace Okori-moe says that they are taking interest in the locust funding, and also want to find out the extent at which the locusts could have caused damage.
12:53
12:53

Covid-19: Isingiro Residents lose gardens to Tanzanians as Border Remains Closed 4 1

Elias Bamutonda, the Chairperson Buhunga Central Village, says that he has received 100 complaints from residents who hired land for cultivation in Tanzania.
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