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13:10
13:10

Prime Minister Nabbanja Wants Agriculture Made Compulsory Subject In Secondary Schools climate change 2

Nabbanja said that she will draft a cabinet paper, detailing the benefits of skilling learners in agriculture technologies and available opportunities, with much emphasis on it’s viability to foster mindset change amongst the wider population of young people, who for long have been shaped as job seekers rather than creators.
14:22
14:22

Agriculture, Education Ministries Partner to Promote Agribusiness among Learners ministry 2 1

More than 100,000 students and pupils from 2,000 schools across the country are expected to participate in this year's educational show, where the focus will be on modern farming practices and affordable agricultural technologies that cater to the needs of young people.
09:11
09:11

Minister Magyezi Optimistic that Improved Farming will Smoothen the PDM Rollout member 1 1

Magyezi pledged to liaise with the PDM secretariat and the ministry of agriculture officials to ensure that farmers have ready access to modern agriculture technologies aimed at enabling them to generate more incomes from small pieces of land.
15:16
15:16

Maize Tops Enterprises In Luwero PDM Household Survey agriculture 1 3 Top story

Last month, Luwero district deployed 386 data collectors equipped with smartphones to collect basic information in 101 parishes about households under the Parish Based Management Information System ahead of the implementation of the PDM program.
14:16
14:16

Kiira Regional Police to Boost Incomes of Officers’ Spouses Through Agriculture husband 1 1

The initiative is targeting an estimate of 150 officers’ spouses, who shall be skilled in modern agricultural techniques, with support from civil society organizations and operation wealth creation-OWC officials.
12:30
12:30

Variegated Grasshoppers Destroy Crops in Iganga agriculture 3

Farmers say the destructive nature of the pests is likely to result in a decline in crop yield this season and make them food insecure.
11:38
11:38

Counterfeit Agricultural Inputs Irk Luwero Bishop agriculture 1 3

According to Bishop Nsubuga, the diocese has embraced the Operation Wealth Creation Programme and mentored several Christians to engage in agriculture production to improve livelihoods, but this may be affected by counterfeit agro-inputs.
15:13
15:13

Jinja Produce Dealers Stuck with Maize Products Due to Export Restrictions agriculture 2 1

The ban was later lifted, but with strict conditions on exporters as Kenyan authorities sought to curb shipping in of the cancer-causing aflatoxins. The country's agriculture ministry said that all maize importers would be required to be registered, and possess a certificate of conformity on aflatoxin levels for every consignment. The traders are also expected to issue details of their warehouses clearly explaining the mode of storage and drying.
07:15
07:15

Kabuleta Assures Farmers in Acholi Region of Ready Markets For Agricultural Produces agriculture 1 3

Kabuleta says finding market has long been a challenge for farmers not only in Acholi sub-region but the entire country and notes that it’s the responsibility of government to solve it.
16:34
16:34

New Program to Ease Access to Energy for Ugandans in Agriculture irrigation 3

Power for All says most low-cost renewable power sources are very undeveloped, save for powered irrigation, which is nearing maturity.
05:54
05:54

Produce Exporters Worried About Future of Agriculture Sector prices 2

James Kanyije, the Chief Executive Officer KK Fresh Produce Exporters Ltd, says they are worried that farmers could abandon agriculture due to the glitch in the market.
12:50
12:50

Large Swarms of Desert Locusts Invade Northern Uganda agriculture 2 1 Top story

Bosco Ongom Cankura, the Lagoro Sub County Chairperson says the locusts have invaded all the four parishes of Lawko, Laber, Pawidi, And Lalano adding that they are posing threats to farming. Cankura cited that the young locusts have already started destroying maize crops belonging to local farmers in Lalano parish.
20:37
20:37

MPs Want NAADs to Distribute Hass Ovacado Seedlings to Farmers agriculture 1 1 Top story

Okori-moe says Hass avocado farming is a worthy investment for commercial farmers, which should be promoted countrywide.
16:45
16:45

PAC Queries Recruitment of Extension Workers agriculture 5 1

Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee has directed the Ministry of Agriculture to avail comprehensive accountability for 32.2 billion Shillings used to recruit agricultural extension workers in financial year 2017/2018.
07:51
07:51

Busoga Farmers to Export Sugarcane to Kenya parliament 1 1 Top story

Under the MoU, the farmers are required to supply 600 tons of mature sugarcane to the company each day for a period of three months. They will receive Kenya Shillings 4,055 (approximately UGX 146,716) for a ton of cane, two days after delivery. Only farmers registered with the association will be allowed to supply cane upon endorsement by their chairperson.
15:56
15:56

Caterpillars Disrupt Operations at Bugembe Court authority 3 1

The caterpillars have entered the court hall, compound and administration offices, making it difficult for court authorities to attend to their daily duties.
07:57
07:57

Mak Don Gets UGX 480m Climate Change Grant people 2

The research will involve investigating the probable influence of this temperature limit on crop production and water needs including the influence on rainfall, humidity, winds and cloudiness over Uganda.
18:30
18:30

Gov't Completed Only Four Irrigation Schemes agriculture 1

President Museveni says four of the seventeen irrigation he promised during last year's State of the Nation address are ready for use.
18:11
18:11

Museveni Contradicting Himself on Creation of New Districts –Analysts Makerere University 1 5

They say for instance the cost of maintaining the increasing number of districts, municipalities town councils, and sub-counties is shooting to unbearable levels.
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