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Impact of Covid-19 on small farmers

Although impact cannot be ascertained yet, the poor must be cushioned against worst effects COMMENT | MUKOTANYI ALEX | It was in December 2019 in a Chinese city of Wuhan that a new human coronavirus now popularly known as COVID-19 emerged. As of Friday July10, 2020 all over global Televisions …

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Evicted fishermen advised to embrace farming

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fishermen who were recently evicted from illegal landing sites across Lake Albert in Bunyoro sub-region have been advised to embrace farming in order to sustain their livelihood. More than 200 landing sites in the districts of Hoima, Buliisa and Kikuube were listed for closure …

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Farmer groups in Mbale get tractors to boost commercial farming

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government through the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries under the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) has handed over tractors to groups in Mbale to boost commercial farming. The groups that received the tractors include; Bugisu Cooperative Union (BCU), Namabasa Community Farmers Group …

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