Fishermen In Buliisa District Call For Security On Lake Albert

Fishermen carrying out their activities on Lake Albert in Buliisa district have come out to call upon the government to beef up security on the lake. These want the government to come up with a comprehensive plan to protect their fishing activities on the lake from Congolese militiamen. Many of the fishermen have been scared off the lake by persistent…

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Polythene Manufacturers Question Government’s Intended Ban On Their Services

Manufacturers of plastic and polythene material are not contented with the government’s intended ban on their products and have come out to question this. Minister for water and environment Beatrice Anywar this week announced how cabinet had come to a conclusion to ban the production, importation or use of polythene. This move has already gained cabinet approval. The news however…

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Jessica Alupo shares tips on mechanism intervention in the agricultural sector

Jessica Alupo

During a meeting between the Vice President Jessica Alupo and Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), she shared tips on mechanism intervention in the previously mentioned sector. The information was shared through a policy guidance which is meant to help the improve on the agricultural sector as well as the animal industry and finally, fisheries sector which jointedly…

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Government unveils plan to construct lake in Karamoja

In a bid to enhance the agricultural production and fight insecurity in the Karamoja subregion, government plans to build a 10,000 SQ hectares lake in the region. The revelation was made by the outgoing Minister for Karamoja Affairs John Byabagambi while handing over office to the incoming minister Dr Mary Goretti Kitutu. Mr Byabagambi told his successor that the main…

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High demands result in the sale of immature lemons in Gulu market

High demands result in the sale of immature lemons in Gulu market

Resulting from the ever-growing prices of lemons in the Gulu market, traders have resorted to selling immature lemons to ever eager customers. Due to the societal stereotype that lemons boost people’s immunity against Covid-19, there’s no telling how much people are demanding for lemons in the Gulu hence resulting in the supply of immature lemons. Just like the immature lemons…

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Coffee export quantity and value increases by 47% in June

Coffee export quantity and value increases by 47% in June

Uganda Coffee Development Authority has noted an increase in both the quantity and value of coffee being exported by June 2021. Despite the second wave of Covid-19 that has greatly affected the various sectors of the country, the country’s coffee development authority had noted an increase in Coffee export rates as of June. Statistics indicate that as of June 2021,…

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Busoga farmers devastated over a drop in Sugarcane prices

Busoga farmers devastated over a drop in Sugarcane prices

Many farmers in the Busoga sub-region have turned sugarcane farming into their source of livelihood. However, with a drop in the prices of sugarcane, farmers have been pushed into devastation. Initially, a ton of sugarcanes cost UGX 180,000 however, the prices kept on dropping from UGX 120,000 to UGX 110,000, then UGX 104,000 and finally the price hit rock bottom…

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