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Uganda registers decline in staple food production – UBOS report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was a decline in staple food production across the country in the 2018/2019 agriculture year, according to a survey by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics. The head of the Department of Production and Environment Statistics, Patrick Okello disclosed this while releasing the 2019 annual …

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India to support Uganda’s dairy, grain and cotton sectors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Indian government has committed to transferring knowledge, technology and experience in agriculture to boost Uganda’s agricultural sector. Indian Minister of State for External and Parliamentary Affairs, Vellamvelly Muraleedharan, who is on a three-day visit to Uganda says India used to have a struggling agricultural …

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Opposition proposes parish development model interventions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Shadow Finance Minister, Muwanga Kivumbi has listed five challenges that could derail the Parish Development Model, offering four possible interventions. The Parish Development Model is a government run microfinance initiative that seeks to create a Shs400 billion revolving fund to help local farmers and entrepreneurs …

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Agriculture one of sectors hardest hit by climate disasters in LatAm, Caribbean, FAO warns

Santiago, Chile | Xinhua | Agriculture is one of the sectors hardest hit by climate-related disasters in Latin America and the Caribbean, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned on Wednesday, which marked International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. “Anticipatory, short-term action must be based on longer-term resilience-building …

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China helps Uganda boost all-round development

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As Uganda is marking its 59th independence anniversary from British colonial rule, the African country is embracing a brighter future for development with China’s assistance. At Uganda’s Entebbe International Airport, the country’s major gateway to the world, Chinese engineers together with their Ugandan counterparts are …

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VP Alupo blames poor agriculture productivity on low extension services

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vice President Jessica Alupo has blamed the low agriculture productivity in the country to low extension services provided to the farmers, a situation that has hindered development of the sector. Alupo said that currently, farmers are increasingly facing crop failure, poor yields and storage loses …

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