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10:14
10:14

South Sudanese Refugees Faulted for Returning Home illegally hunger 2 1

The Lokung East sub county LC 3 Chairperson, David Ocan Kasisi told URN that eye witnesses have reliably informed them that some refugees sneak out through the porous border points at Waligo and Ngomoromo to carry out farming in South Sudan.
10:35
10:35

Countries Off Track in Meeting SDG’s On Hunger, Food Security and Nutrition

In a new report focusing on Goals 2 (Zero Hunger), 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation), 14 (Life Below Water) and 15 (Life on Land), the agency also warns of unsuccessful efforts to make farming sustainable, as well as the long-term management of land and ocean-based resources.
07:26
07:26

NPA Report Calls for Regulation of Cross-Border Food Trade food shortages 5 1

Dr John Ssekamatte, manager Population and Social Sector Planning at National Planning Authority, a lead researcher in the study said Uganda needs to put in place a number of mechanisms to end hunger by 2030 including regulating cross-border food trade. He argued that cross-border trade is good but unregulated trade in staple foods leaves Uganda without sufficient food during crisis time.
11:20
11:20

Kanungu Residents Resort to Spear Grass For Survival hunger 7

Gad Byomuhangi, the Kanungu District LC V Vice Chairperson, says one child succumbed to hunger in Matanda Village in Kihiihi Sub County a few weeks ago.
13:21
13:21

Man Kills Son for Eating Bread Without Permission murder charges 1 Top story

Police in the southwestern district of Bushenyi have arrested a 42-year-old man for allegedly killing his son after he reportedly ate bread without the fathers consent.
10:56
10:56

Expert Warns Against Eating Wild Cassava hunger 2 1

Cassava experts at National Crop Resources Research Institute NaCRRI are warning against eating wild cassava commonly planted in some compounds for shade.
15:22
15:22

Sell of Premature Crops Worries Kabale, Rubanda Leaders hunger 6

Several farmers have reportedly taken money from middlemen approving a pre-harvest sale of food crops, some of which are at weeding stage. Desperate farmers often sale off Irish and sweet potato gardens, sorghum, peas and beans, far in advance of the actual production of the crops.
11:16
11:16

Does Uganda Need Genetically Modified Food to Quell Hunger? drought 2 1 Top story

Scientists are saying the longer Uganda takes to adopt the technology that has been in place for two decades, the more it will continue to suffer with low agricultural productivity. They say GMO technology could offer solution for increased productivity.
07:17
07:17

Government Suspends Key Projects to Buy Food Relief president museveni 4 1

Martin Mbiro, a resident of Iwungilo village in Namutumba district commended government for giving him food. Mbiro told URN that his family has been surviving on supper alone and mangoes for the rest of the day.
16:11
16:11

FAO Says Food Insecurity Likely To Escalate drought 1

Global agricultural prospects are improving but lean seasons loom in near future. The report by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations says the ongoing conflicts continue to intensify food insecurity.
13:29
13:29

Food Insecurity Increases Disaster Risk, Says Report natural disasters

Proper feeding of people reduces the catastrophic effects of natural hazards, according to the World Risk Report, 2015.
13:04
13:04

Famine Looming In Kasese After Two Months Of Drought famine. 1

Famine looms in Kasese after sever drought destroys crops
11:43
11:43

Starving Karimojong Seek Food in Agago hunger in karamoja 2 1 Top story

Karimojong fleeing severe drought in Kotido have started to enter Agago district looking for food and work.
15:50
15:50

608 Hungry Karimojong Register As Refugees in Kenya hunger

Joseph Komol, the LC5 Chairperson Kaabong district says it is embarrassing to see people registering as refugees because of lack of food.
18:17
18:17

MP Achia Asks Government to Find Lasting Solution to Karamoja Famine hunger 1

Achia asks government to allocate adequate funds for the establishment of small irrigation plants in the region.
06:33
06:33

Caterpillars Devastate Edible Forest Leaves In Karamoja hunger 1

Locals have blamed the outbreak of the destructive caterpillars to the prolonged dry spell in Karamoja.
14:12
14:12

Experts Meet in Rome to Discuss Hunger fao

The main issues to be addressed are advances in measuring food and nutrition security and evaluating the impacts of anti-hunger policies.
07:59
07:59

Land Bonanza Hits Bulambuli in Painful Quest for Food hunger 2

The residents,’ plight stems from a prolonged drought and lately flash floods that destroyed hundreds of acres of maize plantation in Bikonge Sub-county, Bulambuli district.
04:50
04:50

Uganda Ranked 42 on the Global Hunger Index-Report

Uganda has been ranked at position 42 in the 2011 Global hunger index. The country’s situation on hunger is categorized as serious in the new report released on Tuesday
09:27
09:27

500 Families Facing Starvation in Bulambuli food crisis

Able bodied people have been forced to leave behind their families and migrate to neighboring districts to offer labor in exchange of food.
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