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06:06
06:06

Mt. Meru Millers Closed After 11 Staff Test Positive for COVID-19 COVID_ 19 1

The factory which employs close to 10,200 personnel has since been closed awaiting for disinfection as well as conducting tests on all the remaining staff at the factory. A member of staff at the factory says 11 out of the 13 staffs picked at random for testing tested positive and the rest were told to go home.
13:25
13:25

Fake inputs, smartphone illiteracy messing up sh1trillion World Bank project 1 5

Lt. Col. (Rtd.) Bright Rwamirama, the Minister of State for Animal Industry says that all suppliers who defaulted on terms and conditions by delivering inputs late and supplying fake ones should have been reported to the ministry so that they are handled accordingly
10:04
10:04

Over 17,000 Cows in Busia Vaccinated against Foot and Mouth Disease 2

Dr. Patrick Barasa, the Busia District Veterinary Officer, says they have vaccinated 17,500 cows and are waiting for additional vaccines to cover the entire district before lifting the quarantine.
18:26
18:26

Chemicals Ruining Uganda's Soil, Environment 2

The national farmers' federation has close to 3.31 million registered farmers, but less than one million have trained and acquired certificates in fertilizers application and crop management Uganda.
17:54
17:54

Ugandan Joint $100,000 Winner To Give Back For Food Security 1 3

When she saw the call for nominations early this year, Nakalembe says she never anticipated that she would win; she understood it to be targeting innovators who develop solutions that directly impact the farmer, like her co-winner Dr André Bationo from Burkina Faso developed a method of micro dossing that involves using very little environmental-friendly fertilizers to boast crop yields.
16:03
16:03

World Bank Gives Uganda UGX 1 Trillion For Social Services Climate Change 1

The package will boost service delivery in education, health, water and environment, and micro-irrigation.
21:14
21:14

Farmers Get Subsidised Inputs, Direct Linkage to Markets Agribusiness 2

The project, Supporting Framers’ Cooperatives for Sustainable Linkages with Agribusiness for the market, was launched in Gulu and Kitgum and has so far extended to West Nile.