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New Swarm Of Desert Locusts Enters Uganda From Kenya

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It is very scaring when the new swarm of desert locusts entered into Uganda through Nakabak, Ruta Subcounty at the border with Kenya. This was totally confirmed by the Ministry of Agriculture which assured Ugandans regarding this terror attack. A couple of days ago, these desert locusts gazetted areas of Karamoja, Teso, Lango, Acholi and Sebei sub-regions. The locusts in ...

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Tractor Supplier Demands Tax Waver

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Engineering solution limited Uganda’s most reliable agriculture equipment supplier has demanded that government waves off tax levied on tractor components such as trailers to boost commercial agriculture and food production. Engineering Solutions (U) Ltd (ENGSOL) is Uganda’s exclusive distributor of TAFE tractors and a dealer of Massey Ferguson tractors and equipment. ENGSOL complements these world class tractors with implements from ...

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Uganda Tea Growers Demand $4million Fund

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Stakeholders in Uganda tea sector have asked government for buffer fund amounting to $4million to boost tea sector production capacity. Gregory Mugabe Uganda Tea Association Chairman says this money will be used to purchase fertilizers and mobilize production sector. Players also  demand for  immediate  regulation to guide tea sector saying despite private sector investment into the sector the contribution to ...

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Museveni Advises People Of Katakwi To Abandon Subsistence Farming For Commercial Agriculture

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President Museveni spoke to the people of Katakwi at Obulengero Primary School grounds, Okulonyo Sub-county, Usuk County. This sub-county gave the NRM the highest number of votes in Teso sub-region in the 2016 elections and that’s the reason why he came to thank its residents. This area was a frontline when Karimojong raiders came to rustle cattle. The NRM government ...

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Agribusiness Expo In Masindi

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In a bid to address barriers to  grain trade business in the region, Masindi District local government in partnership with Eastern Africa Grain Council have organised is agribusiness expo where policies hindering the sector will be handled. The regional fair slated for June 21st to 22nd will be hosted at Masindi demonstration  centre under the theme: Enhancing value in agribusiness ...

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