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07:43
07:43

RDCs Tipped on Effective Mobilization for Gov’t Programs transformation 3 1

Dan Ssekiboobo, the senior presidential advisor in charge of research, challenged the RDCs to collaborate with district leaders regardless of their political affiliations to effectively serve the people.
10:08
10:08

High Cost of Animal Feeds Threatens OWC Program Beneficiaries in Sembabule 2 1

Juliet Ndagire, the Lwebitakuli Sub County Female councilor for Manyama parish says that the increasing costs of feeds and other supplements are rendering both the poultry and piggery projects unviable hence forcing many people out of business.
13:20
13:20

Gulu University To Process Mango Pulp Into Wine 2 3

Dr. Christopher Muggaga, a lecturer in the Department of food science and post-harvest Technology at Gulu University, says the COVID-19 pandemic affected the marketing of the mango pulp due to the lockdown restrictions.
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 4 1

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 2 1

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 3 1 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 3 1 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 4 1

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