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16:47
16:47

Agriculture Ministry Officials Named in Export Corruption Scandal 9 1

Agusse Kalimba, a hot pepper farmer and exporter named Paul Mwambu, the Commissioner Crop Inspection and Certification and the Principal Assistant Inspector Jovernice Kwesiga Fokushaba, as some of the officials in the Ministry of Agriculture that continue to frustrate their work by demanding for undocumented fees.
19:43
19:43

Agriculture Ministry Officials Resist Eviction on Disputed Land evictions 1 3

On Saturday morning, the Aviation Police on directives of the civil aviation authority demolished houses where the Ministry of Agriculture officials were residing. They alleged that the eviction was meant to create space for expansion of Entebbe international airport.
18:31
18:31

Twelve Anthrax Cases Confirmed in Kween animal disease 3 1

He explained that the twelve anthrax cases are being treated, there is fear more people could get infected since they also eat meat of dead animals.
10:06
10:06

Gov't Gives Kaberamaido 70 liters of Fall Army-Worm Pesticide the fall army-worm

At least 23, 144 liters are needed to protect the surviving plants from being damaged by the worms. A farmer is expected to mix 20 mil-liters of Striker pesticide with 20 liter jerican of water while spraying the crop.
18:10
18:10

Ministry Officials Quizzed Over Interest on Delayed Contracts 3

Parliaments Public Accounts Committee PAC has criticised the Ministry of Agriculture officials for incurring 12 billion Shillings in interest as a penalty for breach of contract.
14:37
14:37

UGX 1.5 Billion Gulu Fish Project Left to Watse 1 2

Gulus largest fish project remains non-functional more than eight years after it was rehabilitated. Government spent Shillings 1.5 billion in building and equipping the project in 2008 to promote fisheries and research in aquaculture in Northern Uganda. However, since then the centre has been idle without major activities.
15:07
15:07

Minister: Govt Loses UGX 200B as Drought Devastates Districts drought situation 2 1

This financial year, the Ministry of Agriculture spent 360 billion shillings to finance National Agricultural Advisory Services NAADS, Operation Wealth Creation OWC and Youths Livelihood Programme YLP. Minister Vincent Ssempijja says that at least 200 billion shillings released to buy seedlings, inputs and other agricultural related items has been lost.
10:20
10:20

Farmer Groups Rush to Register to Secure Licenses to Import Inputs fake farm inputs 3 1

According to Mwangu, individual farmers can't afford to buy equipment such as tractors and irrigation equipment to mechanise their production, which calls for group efforts.
07:05
07:05

MPs Reject Proposal to Channel UGX 5billion from Agriculture towards USAFI Market Purchase 1 1 Top story

However, the MPs want the money to be used to purchase vaccines to tackle the foot and mouth disease.
10:43
10:43

Museveni Suspends Commissioning Of Doho Rice Scheme

President Museveni has suspended the commissioning of the refurbished Doho Rice Scheme in Butaleja district over shoddy work. Abbas Agaba, the Butaleja Resident District Commissioner (RDC), announced on Thursday evening that the president is not contented with the rehabilitation work at the rice scheme and has accordingly suspended its commissioning. Museveni was expected next week to commission the rice scheme.
17:45
17:45

Produce Dealers Stock up in Anticipation of Food Shortage 2

However, traders like Noah Ssempa and Boaz Asiimwe expect to make 500 shillings more by selling the same quantity at 1300 shillings once the commodity is in short supply. .
10:03
10:03

Cattle Traders Illegally Resume Business as Gulu Quarantine Stays bovine pneumonia 1

Authorities in Gulu have failed to regulate the sale and consumption of dairy products following the outbreak of the contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) disease in the district.
10:51
10:51

Busoga Farmers Lose Crops to Drought irrigation scheme 4

As a result, more than 200 farmers from Mayuge, Kamuli and Jinja districts lost their crops as they were destroyed by the scorching sun.
11:07
11:07

Residents Reject Border Market Over Shoddy Work markets 1

The markets are located at Ngomoromo and Osiro villages along the Uganda -South Sudan border.
19:20
19:20

Hackers Force Agriculture Ministry To Pull Down Website fighting in congo 3

The ministry of agriculture website has been pulled down after hackers infiltrated it and posted messages calling for presidents Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and Paul Kagame of Rwanda to stop supporting war in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
09:49
09:49

Monkeys Devastate Crop Gardens food plantations 1

Hundreds of monkeys have destroyed crop gardens in six sub counties in Luweero threatening the food security in the district.
15:26
15:26

Foot & Mouth Disease Breaks Out In Kiruhura

Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) has broken out in Sanga Sub County in Kiruhura sending farmers and leaders in the district rushing into panic.
20:13
20:13

Government Imports Genetically Modified Indian Chicken For NAADS kuroiler chicken

High yielding genetically modified chicken from India may soon replace the locally-bread chicken as government tries to improve household incomes from poultry.
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