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19:21
19:21

Nakaseke Leaders Want OWC Heifers Procured From Same Area 3 1

The ongoing distribution of heifers, coffee, fruit seedlings and other inputs is another intervention by the government to eradicate poverty and trigger the economic transformation of the population.
12:46
12:46

Armyworm Outbreak Confirmed In Luweero insecticides 4 2

The Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries has tasked a private company to conduct a trial on insecticides that can combat the outbreak of fall army worms. Haruna Kasirye, the Luweero District Agriculture Officer, says that a sample of caterpillars that were picked from maize gardens and sent to Crop Protection Department of the Ministry of Agriculture revealed that they were fall army worms.
17:42
17:42

Agriculture Ministry Denies Issuing Fish Farming Permits To Investors 4 2

Dr. Edward Rukuuya, Acting Commissioner Fisheries Resources Management, says the illegal sand mining activities have affected fish breeding areas on the shores of Lake Victoria, which in turn affects the stock in the lake.
08:02
08:02

Nakaseke Announces Fresh Quarantine Over Foot and Mouth Disease cattle quarantine 1

Dr. Moses Ssekandi, the Nakaseke District Veterinary Officer says they have so far registered six cases in Ngoma Sub County and Ngoma town council.
16:17
16:17

Lumpy Skin Disease Reaches Epidemic Proportions in Elgon Region mt elgon region 3

The disease presents itself with wounds all over the skin of an infected animal, tears and a discharge of mucus from the Nose and mouth, coughing, lack of appetite and breathing difficulties. According to Wandukwa, the infected animals die within a few days since the disease has no cure.
13:11
13:11

Isingiro Dairy Farmers Protest Prolonged Quarantine on Livestock Movement 2

But Dr. James Kakooza, the Isingiro district production coordinator says the quarantine was one way of preventing further spread of FMD and other diseases from Tanzania. Isingiro district one of the 15 districts neighboring Tanzania is prone to cattle disease due to cross border animal trade.
10:13
10:13

High Costs Hamper Valley Dam Excavation Campaign 4

In March and October 2013 the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries and Ministry of Water and Environment posted two excavators in Nakasongola to dig up valley dams to address the challenges of water scarcity, which leads to death of several heads of cattle during the dry spell.
14:34
14:34

Government to Set Feeding Guidelines for Ugandans

Stephen Biribonwa, a senior agricultural officer in charge of Nutrition and Home economics says such guidelines will improve feeding, promote food safety and physical activity, a healthy environment and a local food economy. they will also help Ugandans to identify the table food compositions for their families.
10:43
10:43

Buyende District Announces Livestock Quarantine

Dr. Kagwa attributes the outbreak of the disease in the two sub counties to their proximity to districts neighboring to Lake Kyoga and Murchison falls national park.
14:51
14:51

Vendors Refuse to Relocate to New Landing Site jinja municipality

David Kyasanku, the town clerk Jinja municipality says the project design included the construction of waterborne toilets, shelter for weighing fish, a fish store, stalls, boat pier and offices.
17:52
17:52

Farmers Cautioned About Current Dry Spell food shortages 3

Farmers are advised to use their food sparingly as the dry spell continues to bite.
09:43
09:43

Cane Growers Demand Recognition by Agriculture Ministry 2

Busoga Sugarcane Growers Association –BSGA has more than 10,000 farmers drawn from ten districts.
08:23
08:23

Councilors Vote for Removal of Fisheries Officers Over Extortion lake kyoga 3

The 20 district councilors unanimously passed a resolution asking Ruth Nankabirwa, the state minister for fisheries to sack the seven enforcement fisheries officers for
17:17
17:17

Tension Mounts on Lake Kyoga As Fishing Operations Turn Bloody president museveni 1

James Mukwaya, a fisherman on Moone Landing site says the situation is tense.
10:04
10:04

Kabarole Fish Cages Rotting Away In Stores brian baguma 2

The district fisheries department was last year allocated 100 million shillings to purchase cages. Ten fish cages were purchased for fish farmers and more cages were to be purchased this year. However, the cages have never been utilized and are rotting away at the department’s stores in Nyabukara, Fort Portal Municipality.
05:11
05:11

Animals Go Missing from NAGRC Stock-breeding Farm rubona stock farm 1

Some of the hybrid animals have been taken to farms of individuals for purposes of cross breeding, but have not been returned to the farm.
16:41
16:41

PAC Quizzes Agriculture Ministry over Motor Boats Used by Security Agencies 2

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in parliament this week heard that the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal industry and Fisheries was incurring huge costs due to being generous to security agencies.
05:27
05:27

CAOs Accuse Govt Agencies of Fuelling Illegal Fishing on Lake Victoria 3

Chief Administrative Officers (CAOs) from fishing districts around Lake Victoria say uncoordinated moves by several enforcement teams is failing control of illegal fishing.
17:13
17:13

Nakasongola Ice Making Plant Stalls diversion of funds 1 1

In 2010, ministry of fisheries with support from the African Development Bank contracted Spencon Company limited to construct an ice making plant at Nakasongola district headquarters at unspecified sum of money.
17:53
17:53

Processed Mukene Fish Products Hit Supermarket Shelves fao

The fisheries department under the ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries has embarked on a move intended to ensure that Mukene fish gains prominence on the menu in most homes and hotels as well as earn more income for the fishing community.
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