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NFA Concerned over Increasing Population in Mabira Forest Enclaves

15 Sep 2019 · Micheal Ojja the Mabira Sector Manager says that there are 14 enclaves measuring about 2,660 hectares that were gazetted in 1932 when the forest was declared a central reserve. These enclaves were deliberately spared for people to live in so as to offer protection to the forest and its habitats.

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NFA Concerned over Increasing Population in Mabira Forest Enclaves 2 4

Micheal Ojja the Mabira Sector Manager says that there are 14 enclaves measuring about 2,660 hectares that were gazetted in 1932 when the forest was declared a central reserve. These enclaves were deliberately spared for people to live in so as to offer protection to the forest and its habitats.
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Kiryandongo Farmers Combat Food Wastage with Warehouse 2 1

More than 12 percent of Maize grains produced in Uganda get lost from the field in prolonged field drying and late harvests, according to UN Food agency FAO. Another 18 percent is lost during transportation, processing, drying from home and bad storage.
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NARO Developes Anti-tick Vaccine 1 5

According to NARO’s Director-General Dr Ambrose Agona, the new vaccine has been developed by a team of Ugandan scientists led by Paul Kashaija, a PhD student, with assistance from Spaniard experts headed by Prof. Jose Dela Founte.
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Kigumba Maize Mill Opens New Markets for Smallholder Farmers 4 2

Edith Kizito Kataike Kadok is one of the proud members of the association. She says she has earned 3 Million shillings in running capital since the mill was installed after seeing two of her daughters through universities.
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E-Verification of Agricultural Inputs Fails in Kabale 6 1

The e-Verification was designed in form of a brand protection system that uses a unique scratch code packaging label containing a 14 or 16-digit verification number.
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Farmers in Northern Uganda Abandon Old Cash Crops For Cashew Nuts 1 4

In Lango sub region, cashew nuts is the latest addition after citrus fruits, mangoes, soy beans, pineapples and coffee introduced by the same agency and Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) few years ago.
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Dairy Products in Mukono Free of Bacterial Infections-Study mukono district 4 2

In her post-doctorate research, Dr Sylvia Angubua Baluka, a lecturer in the Department of Biosecurity, Ecosystems & Veterinary Public Health and her team collected a total of 184 milk, faecal and environmental samples from 33 selected dairy farms from Mukono district. The purpose was to assess the prevalence and antimicrobial exposure profiles of bacteria such as Campylobacter jejuni, E. coli and Salmonella, all regarded as most common causes of diarrheal illness.