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Stray elephants forcing farmers out of farmlands in Nwoya

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The persistent invasion and destruction by stray elephants has forced hundreds of farmers in Nwoya district out of their farmlands. As it has been in the past seasons, elephants from Murchison Falls National Park stray into farmlands in Purongo, Koch Goma, Koch Lii, and Got …

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UNMA urges farmers to take advantage of current rains to prepare farmlands

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Meteorological Authority-UNMA has advised agriculturalists to use the current off seasonal rain patterns to prepare their farmlands. This follows some occasional rains experienced in most parts of the country since January 14, 2022, after the dry season associated with the recent high temperatures. …

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Farmers advised to grow alternative crops to mitigate elephants invasion

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Farmers in Orom sub county, Kitgum district, neighboring Kidepo Valley National Park have been advised to grow alternative crops that are less attractive to elephants to mitigate their invasion into farmlands. This follows the persistent invasion of elephants from the conservation area into community farmlands. …

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