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15:40
15:40

Budget: Gov't Allocates UGX 1.67 Trillion for Agro-Industrialization Agriculture 1

According to Amos Lugoloobi, agro-industrialization will be achieved through different strategic actions including developing Commodity Value Chains linking national, regional, district and sub-county level commodity off-takers to private nucleus farmers.
18:45
18:45

Young Farmers Want Government to Recruit More Extension Workers Agriculture 3

In his response, Abubakar Mohammed Moki, the Commissioner of Policy development and Capacity Building at the Cabinet Secretariat from the Office the President, Moki advised them to opt for Famer to Farmer extensions explaining that farmers who are knowledgeable in a given area can move out to support other farmers so as to meet the challenges of the partner and finding solutions
13:29
13:29

Farmers Wary as Prices of Agricultural Produce Drop Agriculture 5 1

Jomo Mugabe, a farmer from Nyakayojo Division in Mbarara district says the price of a bunch of Matooke at the plantation has fallen to 4000 Shillings down from 15,000 Shillings. He says that most of the food from his plantation was transported to markets in the urban centres, which at the moment are no longer taking as many supplies as was the case before the lockdown.
14:01
14:01

Farmers Asked to Embrace Social Media to Sustain Food Supply Chain ICT 1 5

Associate Professor Alex Ariho, the Director-General of Excel Hort Consult Agribusiness incubator in Biharwe, says that farmers need to borrow a leaf from religious leaders who have embraced social media tools and platforms to maintain contact with their flock.
14:31
14:31

Kiruhura Authorities Evict Over 200 Farmers from Lake Mburo Shores Agriculture 4 5

Kiruhura Chief Administrative Officer, Charles Kiberu, says the water pumped from the lake has turned color, which exposes residents at risk.
14:13
14:13

Strange Banana Disease Hits Rwampara District Food Security 4 2

The disease affects the colour of the banana fingers and bunches from green to brown or black, according to one of the affected farmers Nestori Aturinda. He says that the disease eventually results in premature ripening and shrinking of the banana’s, yet even when cooked, they remain hard and inedible.
18:19
18:19

President Museveni Tasks MPs to Explain Slow Growth in Ibanda Farming 4 2

The district which borders Mbarara, Kiruhura, Buhweju and Kamwenge hosted this year’s National Resistance Movement-NRM liberation Day celebrations, commemorating the date in 1986 when the NRM Captured Kampala to overthrow the government of the day, after a five-year protracted struggle.
16:10
16:10

Minister's Directive to Close Village Coolers Draws Mixed Reactions from Farmer State Minister 4 1 Top story

Wilson Kasana, a dairy farmer from Sanga in Lyantonde district, says closing village coolers would affect them a lot, saying cooperatives pay unfair prices to farmers.
14:17
14:17

Lango Farmers Reap Fortunes After Adopting New Technologies Agriculture 1 3

The beneficiaries, from the districts of Kwania, Apac and Dokolo adopted the use of technologies for value addition, fertilizers and planting crops in line as opposed to the local practice of sowing.
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