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08:33
08:33

NFA Partners with Local Institutions to Plant Trees in Moroto 1 1

The institutions include Lia and Musupo Primary Schools, Kodonyo Health Centre II, Kakingol Health Centre III, Katikekile and Tapac sub counties, and the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces--UPDF 3rd Infantry Division headquartered in Moroto. The entities welcomed the move by NFA and offered eight hectares of land to be used as demonstration sites.
09:26
09:26

Sixty Million People At Risk of Hunger, FAO warns la nina 1 1 Top story

FAO Director-General Jos Graziano da Silva, says El Nino will worsen the already bad situation of persistent poverty and chronic hunger in many countries.
10:51
10:51

Backyard Farming Boosts Food Security In Kabarole Homes kitchen gardening 2

Christine Kabakama, a resident of Gweri Village in Karambi Sub County, says she can use her small piece of land at the back of her house to grow vegetables like onions, carrots and cabbages. The 65-year-old Kabakama says although she has large chunks of land, she is unable to cultivate it due to her advanced age.
16:26
16:26

Food-Borne Diseases On The Rise food contamination 1 2

Ministry of Health and World Health Organization report that cases of food borne diseases are on the rise globally.
10:42
10:42

Food Insecurity Threat to Eastern Africa-Experts fao 2

The pangs of food insecurity brought on by climate change in Eastern Africa could get worse over the years if the sub region does not adopt long-term mechanisms to increase production, the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has said. The FAO Representative in Uganda, Alhaji Momodou Jallow says with the onset of climate change that has seen, countries need to adopt alternative ways of mitigating these effects.
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.
07:45
07:45

Kabarole Farmers Count Losses Over Poor Post Harvest Handling 1

Majority of the farmers dry their maize on bare grounds and dirty surface exposing it to dust and stones.
06:34
06:34

King Oyo Directs On Food Granaries tooro kingdom 1

Tooro King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV has directed district authorities to ensure that all households in the kingdom have granaries as a way of fighting food insecurity. In the past, granaries were one of the key trademarks in rural households. They were used for storage of dried foodstuffs like maize, groundnuts, beans and millet.
10:09
10:09

Kabarole Farmers Invest In Post-harvest Handling Technologies 2

Farmers in Kabarole district have invested in technologies to reduce food losses resulting from poor post-harvest handling. The farmers have been harvesting large quantities of maize and rice but most of which has been wasted due to poor cleaning, drying and storage. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Bank, sub-Sahara Africa is losing as much as four billion US dollars every year due to post-harvest grain losses.
12:32
12:32

Farmers\' Children Going Hungry Because of Land Scarcity food insecurity 2

Some farmers have resorted to growing small quantities of food,while others are spending too much money to rent land. Statistics at Kabarole district agricultural department show that 65% of the farmers face a problem of land for cultivation.
18:57
18:57

We Need GMOs But Not Now - FAO Director 2

Jose Granzinao da Silva, the Director General of the UN’s Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has weighed in on the debate over genetically modified organisms (GMOs) saying the technique is currently not necessary in eradicating hunger.
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