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Theft threatens Gulu Archdiocese cassava project

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The cassava growing project under the Gulu Archdiocese faces uncertainty, as unknown people steal the cassava tubers. In 2020, the Archdiocese set up a demonstration farm on a 10-acre piece of land in Bardege ward, Bardege-Layibi division, Gulu city for the community to learn modern …

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Cleric criticizes Museveni over cassava remarks

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Reverend Father Justine Eric Uma, the Parish Priest of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Gulu city has criticized President Yoweri Museveni for asking Ugandans to eat cassava if they cannot afford bread. During this year’s International Labour Day celebrations at Kololo ceremonial grounds, President Museveni …

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Cassava farmers decry low prices

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cassava farmers organized under the Acholibur Parish Project, APP, in Pader district are complaining of the low price of cassava per kilogram being offered by Bukona Agro Processors Limited. The APP, an initiative of Archbishop John Baptist Odama, was started in 2017 with the purpose …

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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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