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07:27
07:27

Acholi in the Diaspora Fundraise to Support COVID-19 Affected Families Elegu Town Council 1 2

Lucy Akella, the Chairperson of Diaspora Acholi in Uganda says they are targeting to comfort extremely vulnerable families who are enduring the negative impacts of pro-longed COVID-19 lockdown measures.
21:23
21:23

One in Three People Struggled to Find Food During Lockdown- Report food insecurity 2

The findings which were arrived at through monitoring via phone call by Uganda Bureau of Statistics and United Nations agencies in 13 urban areas, refugee hosting districts and the Karamoja region were received by Eng. Hillary Onek the Minister for Disaster Preparedness and Refugees who said this gives pointers on what areas deserve attention of government resources.
15:18
15:18

Rats Devastate Crop Gardens in Nakasongola food insecurity 5

Mariam Nabutaka, the Lwampanga Sub county LC V councillor, says the rats have destroyed several acres of crops including groundnuts, maize, cassava, sweet potatoes and watermelon among others.
11:34
11:34

Isolated Locusts Sighted In Nakasongola District desert locusts 1 Top story

Alex Mutyaba, a farmer at Kapundo village, says he spotted the insects on one of the trees but they migrated the next day and only a few of them remained flying around the village. Mutyaba said they got worried that insects posed a danger to food crops.
17:44
17:44

Elders Abandoned in Homes as Hunger Hits Kotido hunger in karamoja 2

Loyeng Longoli, another elder aged about 80 years is living with his two grandchildren. The elder has resorted to wild fruits and tree leaves collected by his grandchildren for survival.
19:53
19:53

Southwestern Uganda To Suffer More Crop Loss - Report food insecurity 1

The Famine Early Warning Network report for July however said food security among poor households will improve due to the availability of some harvests and declining market prices. It concludes that due to the combined impact of below-average rainfall and Fall Armyworm, national production is expected to be 15 to 30 percent below average.
15:43
15:43

Schools Suspend Lunch Scheme Over Food Shortage food insecurity 3

Sarah Nakamya, the Nakasongola District Agriculture Officer, says 70 percent of the families in the district are battling a food crisis due to crop failure in the past two seasons.
11:21
11:21

Farmers Demand Funding For Climate Change Adaptation food insecurity 2

David Mutegeki, the chairperson Kabarole district farmers association says the farmers have failed to sustain the adaptation practices due to lack of funding.
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.
09:50
09:50

Bundibugyo Moves To Limit Cocoa Growing To Curb Food Insecurity cocoa farmers 2

Several farmers in the district prefer growing cocoa to food crops.
15:03
15:03

250 Residents Accuse Landlord of Feeding His Cattle on Their Crops food insecurity 3 1

Ssenyonjo says they have filed complaints to the local authorities and Kamira Police post seeking compensation in vain.
14:32
14:32

Agriculturalists call for Revival of Granaries food granaries 3

Over the years, granaries were key features in rural households. They were used as a post-harvest method used to promote food security especially during cases of drought in rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa. However many homesteads today have neglected the storage facilities.
12:34
12:34

Bukaleeba Forest Squatters Uncertain of Their Future land pressure 4

Alphonse Ongom, the LC 1 chairperson Bukaleeba village says the affected families have been tortured and traumatized because of government’s failure to compensate them.
09:32
09:32

Fertilizers Prices Go Up Ahead Of Second Planting Season food insecurity 1

The increase in the fertilizer prices is attributed to high operational and transport costs.
10:54
10:54

Luweero Creates Task Forces To Kick out Banana Bacterial Wilt naro 2

Namubiru says members of the task force will receive training to help mobilize communities to pass by laws on how to contain the disease.
10:18
10:18

Acute Food Shortage Fuels Migration In Kaabong kenya 2

Rising food insecurity in Kaabong district has fueled out-migration of people into the neighbouring Kitgum district and the Turkana region in Kenya.
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