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Free improved upland rice seeds for Kwania farmers

Kwania, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 872 farmers in Kwania district have received farm inputs from Clean Energy Partnership for Africa, CEPA with funding from Kingdom Rice Uganda in collaboration with Equity Bank to promote rice growing. The farm inputs comprising 2,500kgs of Nase-1 improved upland rice seeds with …

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South Sudan returns Uganda’s stolen cattle

Lamwo, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | South Sudanese authorities have handed back eight head of cattle looted by cattle rustlers from local farmers in the Northern Uganda District of Lamwo. A five-member delegation of security personnel from South Sudan’s Torit state accompanied by political and cultural leaders handed the animals to …

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Kwania farmers embrace rosemary growing

Kwania, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 170 farmers in Kwania district have signed a Memorandum of Understanding- MoU with Special Anointing Oil Company, (SAO-Uganda) a nongovernmental organization implementing the growing of rosemary in Eastern, Western and Northern Uganda. The rosemary plant is a luxuriant garden herb with needle-like leaves …

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Farmers count losses as water submerges roads in Serere

Serere, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Farmers in Bugondo sub county, Serere district are counting losses as the condition of roads worsens due to the rising water levels from Lake Kyoga. For more than two months now, parts of major roads in Bugondo, Kadungulu, Labor and Pingire sub counties have …

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Farmers in Lwengo get UGX 280m resource centre

Lwengo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buddu Agricultural Farmers Association-BAFFA which operates in Lwengo district has secured a resource centre to improve agricultural productivity in the area. The centre worth 280 million shillings was obtained through a partnership with the Uganda Communication Commission- UCC, to support farmers get updated information …

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