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East African Countries Better Prepared, But Desert Locust Threat ‘Not Over’

20 Jan 2021 · The UN agency is seeking USD 38 million to continue work in the region. Without this support, 28 aircraft that patrol the skies to spot and spray swarms could be grounded as early as March.

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East African Countries Better Prepared, But Desert Locust Threat ‘Not Over’ 1

The UN agency is seeking USD 38 million to continue work in the region. Without this support, 28 aircraft that patrol the skies to spot and spray swarms could be grounded as early as March.
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New Karimojong MPs' First Agenda - Special Land Audit in Karamoja.

John Baptist Lokii, the Matheniko County MP says the land audit would help the leaders in the region to ascertain how much land has remained for the people of Karamoja.
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Kitgum Gets UGX 985 Million Small Scale Irrigation Scheme 3 2

The irrigation scheme project was constructed by the ministry under the supervision of the Water for Production Northern Regional Centre with funding from the government.
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Environmental Destruction Takes Toll On Gum Arabic Harvest in Karamoja 2 Top story

Sarah Angolere, a mother of five children, who has benefiting from collecting the gum, says it is a very lucrative business and alternative source of livelihood for many women and men who could not afford to dig. "By now we could be harvesting the gum because this is the time but now all the trees that produce gum have been destroyed," she said.
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Karimojong Won't Have any Fertile Left by 2031 -Expert 2

Mr. Isaac Bwire the official from International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) however, said the rapid degradation of range land can be stopped if the districts of Karamoja can pass by-laws against environmental destruction in the region.
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11,000 Abim Residents Get Clean Water Source

Ms Betty Akidi another resident of Oruwamuge village said the clean water will now improve the health situation of the people of Lotuke Sub county.
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Karenga, Kaabong Families at Risk of Starvation as Elephants, Buffalos Destroy Gardens 1 Top story

"Am the model farmer here, and I always plant very many acres of maize, this year I had planted six and it was doing very well but just as it was flowering, the elephants and Buffalo's come and eat all the acres with two days the six acres were finished," he said.