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12:12
12:12

Jinja RDC Rejects Poor Quality Cassava Cuttings government 1

Madoi received the two trucks containing 430 sacks of cassava stems but on unpacking 15 random sacks, the stems were already dry with limited chances of germination. Other sacks contained branches of different tree species and leaves, which had been packed as cassava stems.
17:25
17:25

Amolatar Officials Reject Cassava Cuttings over Poor Quality 3

Tony Opio, a supplier from Nalubwoyu Sub County delivered the 144 bags of cassava cuttings to the district headquarters. The samples were inspected by the district leaders who confirmed that they could not be received for planting.
08:29
08:29

Farmers in Agago District Ask Gov’t for Free Seeds Ahead of Second Planting Season prolonged dry spell 1 4

Anthony Opio, one of the affected farmers in Lalumwoda East Village in Patongo Town Council says that he lost all the crops he had planted in the first season due to the scorching heat.
20:53
20:53

Gulu University Gets Juice Processing Truck To Help Farmers 2 1

It's the peak of mango season in Acholi now. The truck’s arrival comes as a sigh of relief and hope to many farmers and vendors in the region who have lost a lot income due to lack of markets for the mangoes, hence affecting their livelihoods.
16:25
16:25

Aremo Sub County Leaders Want Night Transportation of Livestock Banned security vigilance 1 3

At least six families have reported the loss of six cattle to the local authorities since January.
07:17
07:17

OWC, UNBS Push for Quality Grain Produce 4

Uganda’s produce, especially maize and groundnuts, has been greatly affected by low standards, especially due to aflatoxins, a family of toxins produced by certain fungi that thrive on crops such as maize, peanuts, cottonseed, and tree nuts.
12:30
12:30

Modernization of Agriculture Tops Priorities For Luwero LCV Chairperson Candidates cooperatives 1 6

Birungi observes failure by people to utilize the land for modern agriculture has resulted in land grabbing.
19:23
19:23

Gov't Launches UGX 100B Investment Program for Rwenzori Region 3

The investment profiles cover the major economic resources: Agriculture, Tourism, Infrastructure and Services, Minerals and Extractives and Human Capital Development. The development of the profiles is the first of many steps aimed at attracting investment projects and equitably distributed throughout Uganda, according to the introduction to the project.
07:07
07:07

Kapelebyong Sidelines Citrus Farming, Promotes Livestock budget review 1 3 Top story

Richard Alioka, a farmer in Acowa Sub County says citrus farming has become very expensive to manage amidst challenges of low demand. Alioka says that he started orange farming in 2012 with five acres but notes that the management of orange trees is now costly than the output.
13:06
13:06

Kabarole Leaders Allocate ZARDI Land for Construction of Stadium Edward Rugumayo 1 2

On Tuesday, Kabarole district leaders including the LCV Chairperson Richard Rwabuhinga, Woman Member of Parliament Sylvia Rwabwogo and Fort Portal Municipality MP Alex Ruhunda met with the State Minister for Sports, Hamson Denis Obua and allocated 18.2 acres of land for a regional stadium.
11:40
11:40

Gen Saleh Blames Failure of OWC on Bureaucracy 39th Tarehe Sita 1 2

General Saleh says that despite the army's success in fight against insurgents and protecting the country, the war against poverty is still a big challenge.
16:40
16:40

Security Intensifies Surveillance To Avert Cross Boarder Crime armed robberies 1 3 Top story

Some of the porous border points with heightened security include Ngomoromo in Lokung Sub county and Apiritii in Madi Opei Sub County in Lamwo district, Orom Sub County in Kitgum, Elegu in Amuru and Paimol Sub-County in Agago.
14:43
14:43

Mabira Residents Reject OWC Supplies in Preference For Khart Growing Mairungi 1 3 Top story

Sulait Mudooba, a resident of Bulyasi Village explains that they give priority to Khart growing because it is more productive compared to any other crop including coffee.
07:26
07:26

6900 Farmers in Pader Stuck With Cassava Due to Market Scarcity Yoweri Museveni 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.
16:31
16:31

Farmers Count Losses in Pader As Hailstorm Ravages Gardens Pader district 1 4

Brilliant Tito Okello, the Pajule Sub-county LC3 Chairperson says that 100 homesteads in his area have lost their crops.
10:39
10:39

Kitgum Farmer Makes Fortune From Owc Heifers Dairy Farming 4 3 Top story

Four years down the road, Olum’s journey from owning just a single heifer to 16, hasn’t only made him a successful dairy farmer in the district but also changed his livelihood.
10:33
10:33

Dependence on Agriculture Sign Of Backwardness - Museveni 4

Museveni cited United States and the United Kingdom where he said only two percent of the population is involved in agriculture yet that smaller percentage is in position to support the countries with all the food.
07:29
07:29

Kasese FDC Leaders Shun Museveni Meeting KASESE DISTRICT 2

Of the six FDC members of parliament, only Busongora South MP Jackson Mbaju Kathika attended the meeting. Kasese district chairperson Geoffrey Sibendire Bigogo also did not turn up. Bigogo questioned the rationale of inviting the NRM executive committees at district and municipal levels and the invitation of women and youth leagues of the ruling party at a meeting that should ideally be for only elected leaders.
12:58
12:58

Kabale RDC, Minister Clash with OWC Coordinator Over Input Distribution associate 2 2 Top story

The trio clashed at a meeting for greater Kabale district National Resistance Movement-NRM party leaders that were held at Kigezi College Butobere in Kabale on Wednesday district.
12:11
12:11

Cabinet Approves New Emoluments for Cultural Leaders 1 1

According to Mutuuzo, each cultural leader will receive two vehicles effective next year to run the affairs of their institutions smoothly.
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