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13:26
13:26

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

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 1 3

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.
09:14
09:14

Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak Reported in Nakasongola animal quarantine

The fresh outbreak has been reported in five farms located at Butiiti village in Nabiswera Sub County.
18:42
18:42

Breeding Areas Under Threat As Fishing Resumes on Lake Kyoga dr. edward rukunya 1 1

Lt. Julius Ankunda, the Fisheries Protection Unit Commandant in Serere and Kaberamaido says they are going to restrict breeding grounds to areas near the army deployment for easy monitoring.
14:23
14:23

Minister Adoa Orders Arrest of Contractor for Delaying Boat Construction Minister Helen Adoa 2 1 Top story

David Ongom Mudong, the East Kyoga Region Police Spokesman, says the contractor has been charged with sabotaging government program vide SD Reference 35/07/08/2020 of CPS Serere. He says police are conducting inquiries into the matter.
12:29
12:29

Unregistered Fishermen in Serere Resort to Illegal Fishing serere district 3 1

Sam Opolot, an elder in Kagwara Landing Site wants all the fishermen engaged in illegal fishing prosecuted. He observes that it has persisted because there is no punitive action for the culprits.
10:34
10:34

Gov’t to Rehabilitate Kagwara Fish Handling Facility Serere District 2 1

Dr Edward Rukunya, the Director of Fisheries Resources at the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries- MAAIF says that the dilapidated structure will be rehabilitated this financial year.
18:34
18:34

Gov't Lifts Fishing Ban on Lake Kyoga ban on fishing 1 Top story

State Minister for Fisheries, Helen Adoa, while flagging off the boats, said that Lake Kyoga was cleared for 11,000 boats but there was delay in the construction works.
16:23
16:23

Government Moves to Boost Fish Farming in Masaka 4 1

The identified swamps include Nabajuzi and Kyojja all-weather freshwater wetlands that stretch between the districts of Masaka, Lwengo, Kalungu, Bukomansimbi, Kyotera and Sembabule.
11:10
11:10

Ministry of Agriculture Lifts Livestock Quarantine in Sembabule 2 1

In a letter dated July 7 and written by the Commissioner of Animal Health Dr Rose Ademun, a technical verification of the foot and mouth disease status undertaken by the ministry has revealed no active cases of Foot and Mouth Disease in the previously affected sub-counties.
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