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Five cooperatives receive UGX 2.5Bn dairy processing equipment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five diary cooperative societies in different districts have received mini milk processing equipment to support value addition, thanks to the National Agriculture Advisory Services (NAADS). The beneficiaries are Balaholi Farmers Society in Kamuli, Neema Mixed Farm in Kamwengye, Dwanilo Diary and Livestock Farmers Society in …

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New handling system designed to abolish milk adulteration

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has designed a new system of ensuring improved standards of milk, especially for raw or unprocessed milk on the market. This will replace the open system currently where the milk is vended from jerry-cans or aluminium cans, which increases the vulnerability of the …

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Town council authorities demand probe into Kashari dairy farmers cooperative operations

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanyamahembe town council authorities have petitioned Mbarara Chief Administrative Officer demanding investigations into the operations of Kashari dairy farmers cooperative. The town council officials accuse the manager, David Muleesa of operating the cooperation in isolation like it is his private property. Kashari dairy farmers cooperative …

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Uganda to supply milk to Zambia

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has secured a new market for its milk in Zambia following a long unresolved impasse with Kenya which was the largest market for Uganda’s exports. Since December 2019 when Kenya authorities ceased at least 3000 bags of powdered milk and packets of Lato …

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UN says livestock-based diets key to tackling global malnutrition crisis

  Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Sustainable consumption of livestock-based diets including meat, eggs, and milk should be prioritized in order to combat malnutrition affecting pregnant mothers and children in low-income countries, UN Nutrition said in a new report launched in Nairobi on Wednesday. Titled “Livestock-Derived Foods and Sustainable Healthy Diets,” …

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East Africa’s livestock sector reeling from climatic shocks

Climatic shocks have worsened poverty, food insecurity, and income losses to smallholder farmers and pastoralists in the region Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | The livestock sector across the East and Horn of Africa has experienced a slump in productivity due to climatic shocks including frequent droughts, experts said at a virtual …

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Kiruhura and Kazo lift ban on milk sale

Ban on the sale of milk has been lifted for two weeks under strict regulations Kiruhura, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Authorities in Kiruhura and Kazo districts have reversed the earlier ban imposed on the sale of milk. The two districts that are under quarantine following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth …

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