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17:44
17:44

Agriculture Ministry Tests Animals in Mbarara for Foot and Mouth Disease 3

Andrew Bakashaba, the Mbarara District Veterinary Officer says that they have so far collected 40 samples from four farms in Biharwe Division and Kagongi Sub County in Mbarara City and District respectively.
11:01
11:01

Gov't Issues Guidelines for Poor Post-Harvest Handling of Food Crops 4 1

Vincent Ssempijja, the Minister of Agriculture, says that whoever dries any crop on bare ground will be arrested. He says that the Police, Parish and Sub County Chiefs have been told to be on the lookout.
17:10
17:10

Prohibitive Boat Costs Irk Nakasongola Fishermen boats 6 1

Several fishermen at Kibuye landing site in Lwampanga sub county have failed to raise 1.7 million shillings needed to buy a boat.
10:57
10:57

MAAIF Receives Equipment Worth UGX 40 Billion to Fight Desert Locusts 2 1 Top story

Agricultural Ministry officials led by the Minister, Vincent Ssempijja and his junior minister in charge of agriculture, Henry Aggrey Bagiire received the equipment at Soroti Flying School grounds on Friday afternoon.
15:52
15:52

Gov't to Close Abattoirs in Cities meat 2 2

Bright Rwamirama the State Minister of Animal Husbandry says that the work of slaughtering meat will be restricted to modern abattoirs which are being established outside the cities.
08:25
08:25

Livestock Dealers Protest Enforcement of Livestock Quarantine Restrictions 2 1

Leonard Makya, the Chairperson of Lukaya Animal Traders and Butcher Owners Association says closing down operations of livestock-related businesses have got grave financial implications they cannot bear with.
09:54
09:54

Three More Ankole Districts Announce Quarantine to Contain FMD 2

Andrew Akashaba, the Mbarara District Veterinary Officer, says they have banned the sale of livestock and their products from the affected areas to contain the spread of the disease to other areas.
07:40
07:40

Liver Luke Disease Outbreak Devastates Cattle in Soroti animal diseases 2 1

Robert Olado, one of the affected farmers in Omugenya village says that he has so far lost five head of cattle to the disease, saying there is need for urgent intervention by the government to embark on massive immunization of animals in the entire sub-county.
13:26
13:26

Low Oxgyen Killed Nile Perch in Uganda's Water Bodies - MAAIF fish deaths 1 2

According to Pius Wakabi, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), the reduction of oxygen levels in the waters of Lakes Victoria, Kyoga and River Nile were caused by heavy winds and decomposition of sunken plant matter in the waters which reduced oxygen.
18:01
18:01

12,000 Farmers Receive Soybean Grinding Machines, Farm Inputs 3 1

Oliver Nabiryo, the programs manager Sasakawa Global, says the organisation targets 12,000 farmers in Lango with the aims of improving their livelihoods, promote food security and nutrition.
10:21
10:21

Cattle Markets Closed in Kiruhura Due to Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak 3

Dr. Grace Asiimwe, the Kiruhura District Veterinary Officer, says the directive affects Soweto, Kitagi and Kayanja cattle and three diaries.
18:22
18:22

Beach Management Unit in Dokolo Accused of Extortion

The unit is also being accused of illegally extorting of money from fishermen dealing in illegal fishing activities.
11:24
11:24

Palm Oil Investor Blocks Residents from Grazing Livestock in Maruzi Ranch 1 1

In 2019, the government allocated 54 square miles of the Ranch land for 50 years to Hill Side Agricultural Investment limited for the establishment of Palm Oil production.
12:01
12:01

Fishermen Demand Common Fishing Standards Across East Africa 3 1

Daudi Mugerwa, the chairperson of Fish Traders Association at Ddimo Landing Site in Masaka district says that while Uganda deployed soldiers to enforce standards, their efforts are being frustrated by the counterparts from Kenya and Tanzania who are still carrying out indiscriminative fishing with no restraints from their governments.
11:28
11:28

Uganda's Milk Production has Increased by 8% - Ssempija 1

According to Vincent Bamulanzeeki Ssempija, the Minister for Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) Uganda produced 2.5 billion litres of milk in 2018/19, compared to 2.7 billion litres in 2019/20.
11:24
11:24

Free Improved Upland Rice Seeds For Kwania Farmers 3 1

The farm inputs that include 2,500kgs of Nase-1 improved upland rice seeds, 20 metric tons of bio-fertilizers, 20 metric tons of bio-pesticides all worth 35 million shillings for planted over 800 acres of land
19:33
19:33

Uganda Hires Expatriates to Teach Coffee Consumption coffee processing 2

The cleaned coffee, technically known as Fair Average Quality, costs between 3,900 and 4,200 Shillings a kilo, which is more than double the cost of uncleaned coffee beans locally called Kiboko.However, a cup of coffee drink costs between 3,000 and 6,000 Shillings in a coffee shop.
14:58
14:58

Construction of Tajar Valley Dam Stalls Over Land Dispute Bukedea District 1

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries- MAAIF launched the construction of the project in October 2019 on a piece of land donated by some residents. But as the project started taking shape, some residents complained that the project was taking up more land than it was anticipated.
11:57
11:57

Counterfeits Threaten Fight Against Black Quarter Disease in Lyantonde 3 1

The Lyantonde District Veterinary Department last month confirmed an outbreak of a rare-acute infectious disease in livestock which manifests with inflammation in the lumen and within skeletal muscles of the affected animals. The infection which blocks blood flow in the veins had killed more than 500 head of cattle at the time.
18:48
18:48

Kampala Woman Abandons 4 children and Home for NUP 3 1

Namaganda who has been married to Dick Twinomujuni, an official in the Ministry of Finance but attached to the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries until last week, told a news conference on Monday afternoon that she fled following orders by her husband to abandon her quest to stand on a National Unity Platform (NUP) ticket.
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