The model villages are established under the Saemaul Undong initiative, a community development movement, which builds a village or community to improve the quality of life of its inhabitants based on the spirits of diligence, self-help and cooperation. It was first adopted in South Korea over 60 years ago.
The RDC intervened after aggrieved residents petitioned his office implicating the political leadership and a section of technical staff for fraudulently sharing the ox and ox ploughs among themselves.
The report warns that without urgent action to reduce emissions, the occurrence of climate shocks and stresses in the Africa region are expected to get much worse adding that there is mounting evidence that higher temperatures have worsened drought and humanitarian disaster in East Africa.
The initiation of the warehouse receipt system follows the commissioning of a 6,000 metric tons store for grains in Gulu last week. The system enables farmers with agricultural produce stored in the warehouse to acquire bank loans to meet their needs.
A warehouse with a capacity to store 6,000 metric tons has been commissioned in Gulu to store agricultural produce from farmers in Acholi sub region signaling a steady onset of agricultural production in an area that only few years ago was the destination of relief food items.