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Busoga leaders asked to implement best agricultural practices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, has led a delegation of leaders from Busoga sub region to learn from agricultural practices available at the National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) in Namulonge. Lessons from the benchmarking visit held on Monday, 04 January 2019 are intended to boost …

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Parliamentary Budget Committee Recommends Capitalization of UDB

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Budget Committee has recommended for the allocation of money to capitalise Uganda Development Bank-UDB. UDB is a public enterprise wholly owned by the Government. It is a Development Finance Institution that is focused on accelerating socio-economic development through sustainable financial interventions in …

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Gov’t, FAO give ugx 800 million to fishing communities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries and the Food and Agricultural Organisation-FAO have unveiled a UGX 834 Million Shillings joint project to support fishing communities around Lake Victoria. The two-year project, launched in Masaka on Wednesday, aims at improving the livelihoods of fishing …

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McDonald’s unveils plan for cutting antibiotics in beef

New York, United States | AFP | McDonald’s announced a plan early this month for a phased reduction of antibiotics in beef, expanding a health-oriented reform to a new meat source other than chicken. The fast-food giant described a three-stage process where it would first undertake a study of its …

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