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11:40
11:40

Coffee Disease Ravages Buvuma Plantations buvuma district 3 1

Ivan Mugisa, a farmer in Kakyanga village in Busamuzi Sub County also says he is equally worried over the diseases and the dry season, which have negatively affected their plantations.
19:03
19:03

Omoro LC5 Chairperson Asks Gov't to Decentralize OWC Seeds Procurement 3 1

Okello says centrally procuring seeds from the OWC secretariat has been marred by late deliveries rendering it ineffective. He says since seed firms deal in localized seeds multiplication, there is better chance for them to supply quality seeds from research organizations.
06:38
06:38

Farmer's Group Stuck With Rice Huller world bank 3 1 Top story

Vicky Ochan, the vice chairperson of the group says members have been forced to mill their rice from millers charging them exorbitant prices in Gulu Town.
23:45
23:45

Farmers Asked to Join Groups to Boost Production 2 1

Speaking at the third local economic development conference held at the civil service college in Jinja district on Sunday, after signing a memorandum of understanding with Uganda local government association ULGA, Angina argues that if farmers were selling their produce in associations, they would have an upper hand to negotiate higher prices in the food market.
11:50
11:50

NAADS Boss: Maize Surplus A Blessing to Farmers 1 4

Dr. Samuel Mugasi the Executive Director of National Agriculture Advisory Services says that farmers should look at the over production as blessing because there is no food insecurity in country which would plunge families in hunger.
15:55
15:55

Youth Leaders Protest Distribution of OWC Cows at Night 1 1

Mohammed Ntuyo, the Jinja District Male Youth Councilor, says the youth leaders spent the entire day on Monday waiting for the animals, which were handed to them without any medical report.
13:11
13:11

Vanilla Theft on the Rise in Ntoroko District 5 2

The district has 300 vanilla growers with the capacity of producing 6-tons of vanilla every season, according to retired Gen Alex Baguma, the chairman of vanilla growers in Ntoroko district. But Baguma says they have lost 5.9 tons of vanilla to thieves in the season between January and June 15, 2018.
11:28
11:28

Arua Youth Warned Against Mismanaging OWC Heifers 1 1

While distributing 78 heifers to different youth groups on Tuesday, Peter Debele, the RDC Arua said that they have received reports that most youths have sold off the cows for a quick profit.
12:42
12:42

MPs Want President to Focus on Security, Poverty in State of the Nation Address president museveni 1 5

MP John Baptist Nambetsye, the Manjia County MP, says they expect the president to reassure Ugandans on the state of security in the country. He says specifically the president should tell Ugandans how he intends to address the rampant kidnaps and murders in the country.
16:30
16:30

Government Advised to Review Youth Livelihood Program 3

Save the Children Uganda and the MasterCard Foundation are calling upon government to offer skills in addition to money to all youths under governments Youth Livelihood Program and Operation Wealth Creation
12:24
12:24

Residents Shun Wealth Creation Coffee Seedlings cattle corridor 1 3

Edward Lutankome Ssentamu, the Central Regional Manager Uganda Coffee Development Authority asked for time to investigate the matter and consult the district OWC Commander on what could have gone wrong.
18:46
18:46

Bushenyi Leaders Reject OWC Cassava Cuttings Over Delays farmers 1

David Bainomugisha, the Bushenyi district production officer says that the deliverly is un timely and distributing the cuttings to farmers is a wastage of time.. The cuttings in question were reportedly delivered by one Nakalema Dorothy on behalf of the Operation wealth creation.
19:14
19:14

Fake Inputs a Blow to Operation Wealth Creation – Angina 2

However, the programme has met strong criticism over the persistent late delivery and supply of inputs to farmers. Farmers from various parts of the country have consistently raised a red flag on the quality of inputs, some of which could not germinate were not suitable for the soils, and could not tolerate weather conditions in particular areas.
16:24
16:24

MPs Query NAADS, OWC Relationship cosase 3 1

Angina noted that although they receive money from NAADs and are accountable to NAADs, they dont have a legal framework or memorandum of understanding with NAADS.
10:56
10:56

UPDF Soldier Lynched For Stabbing Civilian rukiga 2

According to the Kamwezi sub county chairperson, Teddyson Niwagaba, Muhwezi was lynched while at a drinking place in Kabugarama trading centre in Rwenyangyi parish at around 01:00am towards Friday morning.
09:33
09:33

Gen. Saleh Suggests Changes in Operation Wealth Creation general salim saleh 1

Gen Saleh called for the implementation of the regional logistics hub and the e-voucher card system as key steps that should be taken to refresh the program. Under the e-voucher system, allocations to farmers are made through an online system, age use tokens to pick farm inputs from logistical hubs or approved suppliers within their regions.
14:56
14:56

Bushenyi Rejects Cassava Cuttings farming

John Bomukama, the Bushenyi District Production Secretary, says it is unfortunate that a program that aims at eradicating poverty is supplying substandard inputs.
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.
15:17
15:17

Lira Rejects 39,000 Fingerlings Supplied Under OWC 3

Lira District Fisheries Department has rejected a total of 39,000 Tilapia fingerlings that was supplied under the Operation Wealth Creation OWC programme to be distributed to fish farmers. Major John Alonya, the OWC Coordinator for Lango sub region said they had asked the contractor to supply fingerlings with each weighing between 10 and 20 grams and measuring between 10 and 15 centimetres long.
07:53
07:53

Amudat Rejects OWC Inputs 3

Lt. Michael Loeda is blamed for supplying pigs to the district which are unpopular among the cattle-keeping Pokot community. The 19 pigs, 890 bags of cassava cuttings and 52,631 seedlings of the oranges are at the centre of contention where 1.9 billion shillings is reported to have been spent on inputs for 2015/2016 financial year.
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