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15:48
15:48

Desert Locusts Invade Karamoja Again MAAIF 3

According to the Amudat District Senior Agricultural Officer Joseph Marimoi, the locusts entered through Karita Border area and spread throughout Karita Sub County in the areas of Akou lee, Nacemato, and around the mountains but spread to the Town Council yesterday afternoon. He explains that the insects however migrated in dense swarm westwards towards Nakapipripirit and Nabilatuk districts.
11:22
11:22

Buvuma Fish Farmers Use Local Ingredients to Reduce Feeding Costs fish farming 1 3

The 16 farmers started cage fish farming at the height of operations by the Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit, five years ago. However, the farmers say the costs of commercial fish feeds are almost chasing them out of business.
07:43
07:43

District Council Approves Buvuma Oil Palm Growers Trust NOPP 3 1

The trust is mandated to generate and pass polices, mobilise farmers to participate in oil palm growing, popularise the project through awareness campaign as well as identifying and registering more out growers.
20:08
20:08

Delayed Delivery Of Vaccines Angers Cattle Keepers MAAIF 2 1

Dr. Henry Mulondo, the Kotido District Veterinary Officer, says he has received assurance from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) that the district will receive 20,000 vaccines by mid-March.
13:42
13:42

Moroto District Seeks UGX 230m for Desert Locust Surveillence Desert locusts 2

The money, according to the Chief Administrative Officer Charles Komakech Olubo will be used for field visits, monitoring the movement of the desert locusts, community sensitization and enhancing reporting mechanisms.
12:07
12:07

Gov't Sets Aside UGX 11b to Fight Desert Locusts MAAIF 1

the Director Extension Services Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industries and Fisheries MAAIF Beatrice Byarugaba in an interview. Byarugaba said another 11 billion shillings is needed to carry out large scale aerial spraying once the desert locusts are confirmed in Uganda.
07:00
07:00

NAADs Tractor Operators Complain of Limited Training MOZARDI 1 4 Top story

The operators are part of 560 tractor operators undergoing training in different areas of the country ahead of the distribution of 280 tractors procured by Government through the National Agriculture Advisory Services-NAADS and Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries-MAAIF under the agricultural mechanization program.
19:08
19:08

Uganda-Rwanda Border Closure Takes Toll on Silverfish Market MAAIF 1 5 Top story

The traders comprising of 40 women and 20 men operating under Kiyindi Women Fish Processors Association say that Rwanda offered the biggest market for silver fish from Kiyindi landing site, prior to the border closure.
10:36
10:36

Fishermen Protest New Fish Smoking Guidelines MAAIF 3 1 Top story

Fred Gonja, the Secretary Jatosi Landing site, says fish smoking and salting is preservation method used by low income earners. Gonja says that unless government wants to keep its citizens in poverty, there is nothing to change in the fish smoking process they currently use.
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