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7,000 farmers in Lango enroll for crop insurance scheme

Under this scheme, a farmer is required to pay about 30,000 shillings per acre to insure their crops each season. Once their crops are affected by either drought or rain, they are entitled to a minimum compensation of Shillings 150,000 per acre of the crop depending on the market price. …

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130 drought affected farmers benefit from crop insurance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | About 130 farmers in Lango sub region who lost their crops and recorded poor harvest in the first season of 2019 have been compensated. The crops were affected by inconsistent rains and prolonged drought between the months of March and June. The affected farmers …

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Ugandan farmers set to benefit from Dutch funded ICT project

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge |  A total of 250, 000 smallholder farmers have been digitally profiled by a development organisation – The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) – in a bid to support their use of information communication technology tools to trade. The profiling was done under …

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