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15:33
15:33

Ntoroko District Starts Excavation of Valley Dams 2 2

The excavators will also be used to clear the invasive weed in the district, that has covered over 80% of the grazing fields.
10:31
10:31

Milk Cooler in Ntoroko District Lies Idle For Seven Years 3 1

The machine in Rwamabale was donated to the farmers by the National Agricultural Advisory Services - Naads in 2016 after the farmers requested the machine saying it will help them minimize the losses resulting from poor milk handling.
13:22
13:22

Ntoroko Farmers Fear FMD Outbreak as Congo Herds Flock into District 5

Dr. Bagonza Patrick Businge, the principle production officer Ntoroko District says pastoralists enter the district at night and there are vivid clinical signs that their cattle have the disease.
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.
07:00
07:00

Cattle Keepers Cry Out As Drought Ravages Ntoroko District cattle markets 5 1

Ntoroko District Veterinary Officer Patrick Bagonza says that 15,000 head of cattle have so far died. Bagonza says that the dry spell being experienced in the district is the worst in many years. The most affected areas include Bweramule, Kanara, Rwebisengo and Butungama Sub Counties.
07:34
07:34

Ntoroko Registers High Recovery Rate of Youth Livelihood Funds 1

Ntoroko district disbursed 532 Million Shillings to 67 selected youth groups in 8 sub counties as startup capital for income generating activities. 52 of these have made repayments to the tune of 499 million Shillings in a period of one year.
09:35
09:35

Ntoroko District Fails to Utilize Valley Dam Excavators valley dams 2

Ntoroko district is prone to prolonged droughts which have affected cattle keepers whose basic source of livelihood is livestock. Statistics from the veterinary office indicates that least 2000 heads of cattle die each year due to lack of access to water.
07:48
07:48

District Production Department Activities Stall Over Shortage of Funds fish cage farming 2

Douglas Muhereza, the Ntoroko district fisheries officer says lack of adequate funds hinders monitoring of fishing activities.
10:08
10:08

Beach Management Units in Ntoroko Temporarily Suspended kanara landing site 1

According to Steven Mujuni, the district fisheries officer says that the members have failed to remit the revenue collected from the movement permits to the sub-counties neighboring the landing site
13:41
13:41

Cocoa Ordinance Remains On the Shelves As Malnutrition Cases Rise food prices 1

Benjamin Baguma, a nutritionist at Karugutu Health Centre IV says that the nutrition clinic receives more than 20 malnourished children every day
14:01
14:01

Locals Cry Out As Floods Ravage Ntoroko flash floods 1 1

Residents of Ntoroko district are crying out for help following floods that have ravaged the district. For the past two weeks, more than 1,000 families had been displaced by the floods after River Semiliki burst its banks. The displaced people are from the four sub counties of Bweramule, Butungama, Rwebisengo, and Kanara.
16:09
16:09

Ntoroko Cattle Keepers Demand More Security As Cattle Thefts Increase pastoralists 1

Police records indicate that more than 300 head of cattle have been stolen in Ntoroko district in the past six months.
09:18
09:18

Cattle Markets Close as Drought Kills Livestock in Ntoroko michael baguma 1

The closed cattle markets are Majumbi in Rwebisengo Sub County, Makondo and Haibale in Kanara Sub County. These markets are often frequented on Mondays, Thursday and Saturday by traders from Bundibugyo and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
07:42
07:42

Pastrolists Want Government To Honour Pledge to Construct Valley Dam cattle corridor 2

Felix Basaija, the chairperson of the cattle keepers, says that the tanks would be the long term solution to the devastating effects of seasonal drought.
04:53
04:53

District Fails To Utilize Funds For Water Dams As Drought Hits Cattle Keepers Hard cattle corridor 1

The cattle keepers are angry that the district has failed to utilize the funds meant for construction of water dams, to help them during the dry season
08:01
08:01

Ntoroko Milk Plants Rot Away dairy farmers 1

Some of the equipment which include a chiller, pasteurizer, a packaging machine and generator have rusted and are covered with dust and cobwebs.
10:18
10:18

Ntoroko Cattle Keepers Affected By Lack of Water Sources 1

Cattle keepers in Ntoroko district are facing problems of accessing water for their livestock. Some parts of the district which include Karugutu and Nombe have been experiencing a long dry spell for the past two months, which has left livestock with no water and pasture to feed on.
10:46
10:46

Ntoroko Cattle Keepers Protest Increment of Fees cattle keppers 1

Cattle farmers in Ntoroko are up in arms against Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) for hiking the grazing fees for farmers to graze their cows in Tooro-Semuliki National Park.
09:57
09:57

NAADS Goats Used to Pay Bride Price ntoroko district

Beneficiaries of improved goats under the National Agricultural Advisory Services program -NAADS in Ntoroko district are using the goats for bride price.
17:16
17:16

Ntoroko Maize Farmers Accuse District Of Diverting Shs 300 Million post harvest losses 2

Maize farmers in Karugutu Sub County, Ntoroko district are accusing the district for diverting funds meant to address the problem of post harvest handling of agricultural produce in the area.
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