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10:32
10:32

Ibanda District Bans Movement of Livestock over Foot and Mouth Disease MAAIF 2

The Ibanda District Veterinary Officer Dr Hillary Arinaitwe says that Foot and Mouth disease has since spread out to other areas of Ibanda South, and Ibanda North.
14:54
14:54

MAAIF Approves Pilot Study on Synodontis Fish in Three Districts 5 1 Top story

Hellen Adoa, the Fisheries State Minister, says that MAAIF has authorized its technical team to carry out a pilot study with fishermen in the three districts to prove their claims related to the co-existence of synodontis fish and other fish species.
16:06
16:06

Livestock Quarantine Lifted in Karamoja MAAIF 1

In November 2019 the Ministry imposed a quarantine in the three districts following an outbreak of foot and mouth disease that killed dozens of livestock.
15:48
15:48

Swarms of Locusts in Karamoja May Have Hatched - Entomologists desert locust 2 2

John Peter Okinyom, the Napak District Agricultural Officer and entomologist says they are investigating the origin of the immature locusts to link or rule out whether the new invasion is as a result of hatching.
12:02
12:02

New Swarm of Desert Locusts Destroys Crop Gardens in Moroto MAAIF 3 1

The last invasion comes at a time when crops are still on farms raising fears of massive destruction by the locusts. Uganda Peoples Defence Forces -UPDF teams are already on the ground, using aerial spray to kill the insects.
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.
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.
19:08
19:08

Uganda-Rwanda Border Closure Takes Toll on Silverfish Market MAAIF 5 1 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 mukono district 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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