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Gov’t completed only four irrigation schemes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Museveni in his State of the Nation said  Doho Irrigation scheme in Butalega district, Mubuku Irrigation scheme in Kasese district, Agoro in Lamwo district and Olweny in Lira district were complete. He said physical works for Mubuku II and Doho II were on going. …

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Agriculture budget passes Ugx 1 trillion mark

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The budget allocation for the agriculture sector will in the next financial year pass the 1 trillion Shillings mark for the first time in what officials say will cater for research, fertilizers and coffee strategy. The allocation to the sector will grow by 300 billion …

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Uganda, UK sign MOU to tackle post harvest losses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with two British companies, Alvan Blanch Development Company and Colas limited, to improve post-harvest handling and management of agricultural products. The agreement signed at the National Agricultural Research Organization-NARO in Entebbe on Friday is aimed at …

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