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SNV targets improved life for 20 million in Strategic Plan 2019-2022

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  SNV has in its new  4-year strategic plan outlined an ambitious goal to improve the quality of life of 20 million people while contributing to systems change in the agriculture, energy and WASH sectors in at least 21 countries including Uganda. The plan entitled ‘Local know-how …

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Agriculture tops Uganda’s January loan portfolio

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Agriculture might be finally catching financiers’ eye, with money disbursed to farmers topping all other sectors in January, according to official figures. Statistics from the Finance and Economic Development Ministry show that agriculture received 28% (Sh 283bn) of all loans disbursed in January up …

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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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