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13:00
13:00

Farmers in Mubuku Irrigation Scheme Demand Transfer of In-Charge 6 1

Michael Bagonza the chairperson of the farmers in the scheme says instead of protecting the land, Tibesigwa has subdivided it into small pieces.
17:50
17:50

New Pests Invade Kasese Tomato Farmers kasese farmers 1 3

Moses Katushabe, one of the affected farmers says the new pest attacks the fruits as they start to ripen with a capacity to destroy hundreds of acres within a very short period of time.
14:14
14:14

Kasese Apple Farmers Advised to Improve on Agronomic Practices 5 1

Grace Kazigate Fatumah, a member of The National Agriculture Advisory Services-NAADS secretariat she says the recent NAADS assessment findings on apple growing across the country indicate an observable lack of skills among farmers and extension workers on how the crop is planted, maintained and marketed.
19:50
19:50

Kasese CAO Halts Supply and Distribution of Coffee Seedlings 5 1

Last week, the Kasese field coordinator Moses Alinda was picked up by police for statement recording after he was accused of asking money from nursery bed operators before inspecting their beds
18:51
18:51

UGX 3.9Bn Project Launched to Support Youth in Agriculture 4 2

The project funded by GOAL International with support from the Master Card Foundation will support 300,000 beneficiaries in 18 districts. The target groups include young women and men, refugees and youth with disabilities.
14:17
14:17

Kasese Families At Risk of Starvation as Elephants Destroy Gardens kasese farmers 5 2

The elephants have destroyed hundreds of their crop gardens leaving them with no hope of harvesting food.
16:51
16:51

Fresh Tension As Kasese Farmers Decry Persistent Animal Raid on Their Crop Gardens 6 2

Local leaders say this is breeding conflict between the two groups that could spiral out of hand if no immediate intervention is made. Julius Masereka is one of the affected farmers in Nyakatonzi, saying the attack on their gardens is nearly forcing them to halt crop cultivation.
10:57
10:57

Kasese Cocoa Farmers Struggle to Protect Vanilla from Thieves 4 1

Robinson Kule another farmer from Kisinga says he is contemplating abandoning the business because of the endless losses he is incurring because of thieves.
15:57
15:57

Farmers in Rwenzori Advised to Follow Planting Schedule 4 1

The State Minister for Agriculture Henry Aggrey Bagiire says some farmers were found to have replanted their crops soon after the floods that hit several areas in the region.
16:34
16:34

Poor Extension Services Affecting Farmers In Kasese kasese farmers 5 1

The District Chief Administrative Officer-CAO Asuman Masereka say the extension service officers in the district are no longer working.
07:50
07:50

Kasese Cultivators Cry over Compensation for Crops Lost During Resettlement of Basongora 5 1

The group mainly composed of cultivators say that during the resettlement exercise their crops were eaten by animals.
09:58
09:58

Farmers, Local Leaders Decry The Appalling State of Kitholu Road Network poor roads 4 2 Top story

Yonasi Kithola, the Kithoulu Sub County LC V Councilor, says the district has severally spoken about the economic impact of the poor road network on the area. He says today only a few farmers can afford the high transport costs to deliver their produce to markets in Bwera and Kasese town.
08:50
08:50

Cocoa Farmers, Experts Demand Establishment of Independent Authority 5 2 Top story

Emmanuel Lubega, the Uganda-South Sudan national coordinator at the East African Business Council-EABC, says such a body like a case is for cotton and coffee would ensure farmer’s produce in line with the set standards.
12:13
12:13

Gov't Asked To invest More In Cotton Value Chain To Open Up Employment Opportunities 3 1 Top story

Jolly K Sabune, the Director of Cotton Development Organization-CDO says the opportunities in the cotton value chain that include production of fertilizers, soap and edible oil are not fully exploited because many people do not have the resources to invest in the business.
08:34
08:34

Lack Of Data On Cocoa Production Hurting Ugandan Farmers- Experts Cocoa Growing 8 2

Emmanuel Lubega, the Uganda-South Sudan national coordinator at the East African Business Council-EABC, argues that even when hundreds of farmers are involved in cocoa-growing, the country lacks accurate production data to attract international buyers and private investors.
15:26
15:26

Kasese Farmers Turn to Apple Growing 5 2

The chairperson Kasese Apple Growers Organization-KAGO John Kamadi says they have ventured in the plant to diversify their household incomes.
15:17
15:17

Kasese Farmers Accuse RDCs of Fueling Kabukero Land Conflict 3 1

Godeon Bwambale a farmer in the area accuses the leaders for conniving with pastoralists to continue grazing their cattle from the land even when all such activities were banned.
16:32
16:32

UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit Destroys Illegal Fishing Gears on Lake George 3 1 Top story

Hajara Namugabu, the chairperson of the Mahyoro landing site says that they have been partnering with FPU to impound illegal fishing gears.
19:26
19:26

Cultivators in Kasese Demand Re-opening of Disputed Land bakonzo cultivators 4 1

Paul Muthende the chairperson for Kabukero cultivators says it’s unfortunate that many families are lacking food and even when the planting season is begging they have nowhere to plant.
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