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07:19
07:19

OWC Coordinators On the Spot for Supplying Poor Quality Inputs mismanagement 5 1

In August 2017, the OWC coordinators delivered 25 heifers in Lwengo and Masaka districts respectively; which they said were of good quality breed. However, most of the beneficiaries complain that they were given poor quality animals some of which were sick and have since died.
16:22
16:22

Over 30 Million Fruit Seedlings Dried Up – Gen Saleh 2

General Saleh said that at the beginning of 2014, 29 million mango seedlings were distributed across the country but added that he was shocked when OWC coordinators in all the districts told him that the seedlings, including those that had started growing, have dried up.
07:51
07:51

Bukomansimbi Leaders Halt Supply of OWC Inputs 1 3

During a council session held on Thursday at the Sub-county headquarters, the leaders observed that OWC program has become ineffective due to poor cooperation between the coordinators and the beneficiaries.
19:38
19:38

NAADS Official Survives Beating Over Allowances moroto district 3 1

Phillip Sagal Lochul, another youth leader says some of his colleagues left just after one days training since they couldnt afford another night in Moroto.
16:58
16:58

Police Arrests Seed Supplier

Adam Walugembe was arrested on the orders of Henry Baguma, the Sembabule Residents District Commissioner.
17:38
17:38

Oil, Maize Mills Redundant In Karamoja naads program 1 1

Charles Aben, an official from the National Agriculture Advisory Services- NAADS secretariat, says power connection was an oversight in the project implementation but has been revisited.
07:27
07:27

Museveni Asks Farmers To Embrace Mulching drip irrigation 2 1

Museveni explained that he used Shillings 2 million to buy the banana plants, Shillings 1.3 million coffee seedlings and Shillings 500,000 for the pineapple, which is affordable for most farmers.
11:47
11:47

Police Investigate Theft of 1600 KGs of Maize Seeds

Justus Asiimwe, the Nakaseke District Police Commander says the Sub county Chief, Ali Jingo and LC 3 chairman, Senteza Mwebe have already recorded a statements on the disappearance of the seeds.
19:35
19:35

Wealth Creation Beneficiaries Face Arrest for Wasting Seedlings katebwa sub county 1

Do not collect what you dont want. Why should you ask for the seedlings then keep them in your house I want a law that will punish such people, President Museveni told farmers in Katebwa sub county, Kabarole district.
11:29
11:29

Kitgum RDC Returns Heifer 1

According to Lutukumoi, all leaders including those who received the heifers in Lira are Ugandans and as such they are entitled to benefit from such program to improve on their livelihoods.
10:32
10:32

Lira Local Leaders Reject 45 'Infertile' OWC Heifers

Anthony Ojuka, the District Secretary for Production and Natural Resources, reveals that the animals are part of the 124 heifers which were distributed to farmers in Ngetta, Adekokwok and Agweng sub counties in September this year.
07:20
07:20

Stop Wasting OWC Seedlings - Museveni independence day 3 1

President Museveni noted that through the recent survey conducted in Busoga region, out of the seeds distributed, 40 have dried up due to lack of watering. He advised farmers to uptake different measures such as irrigation using bottles to ensure that the seeds survive.
10:44
10:44

Arua District Rejects Poor Quality Bean Seeds 1 3

Captain Twaha Ewama, the Coordinator Operation Wealth Creation Arua District, says they decided to conducted parallel germination tests because they are not ready to compromise on the quality of the inputs delivered to farmers
12:43
12:43

Luuka Farmers Embrace Coffee Planting coffee growing

Dimintiriya Byobona, a resident of Bugomba village is one of the farmers who have abandoned sugar cane growing in favor of coffee. Byobona owns 31 acres of land, which has been using for sugar cane growing.
15:58
15:58

Residents Decry Segregation In Operation Wealth Creation

Ntungamo residents petition the head of operation wealth creation in the district, Col. Scourge Tumusiime to address alleged discrimination in selecting beneficiaries.
19:32
19:32

Seed companies package grain for Operation Wealth Creation Cash fake seeds 5 1

Some seed companies in the country are packaging grain for supply to government\'s Operation Wealth Creation Programme. Many districts are reporting failure by the seed to germinate almost at the time when the rains are coming to an end.
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