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Kasangati farmers get improved banana seedlings from NAADs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Agriculture Advisory Services (NAADS) has distributed 1,300 improved banana seedlings to farmers in Kasangati town council in Wakiso district. The beneficiaries are from Kabaga, Katadde, Gayaza, and Kabaganda villages among others. Major Ismail Mugerwa, the Kyadondo East NAADS coordinator says there was a …

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Kabarole fish famers get 90,000 fingerlings, 10 tons of feeds

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Communities around the Crater lakes in Kabarole district have received 90,000 fish fingerlings through Operation Wealth Creation and the NAADs secretariat under the ‘AGRI-LED implementation program phase 1’. The restocking of the Crater lakes comes barely a month after 30 fish cages were installed in 10 …

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Kasese apple farmers advised to improve on agronomic practices

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Apple farmers in Kasese district have been advised to improve on their agronomic practices to increase on the productivity and quality of their produce. They have also been reminded to make better use of information technology to have better crop, fertilizer and pesticide selection and …

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Bukedea stores manager in trouble over missing NAADs hoes

Bukedea, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Bukedea have arrested the store manager of Bukedea District Local Government over the disappearance of 1,648 hand hoes under the National Agriculture Advisory Services- NAADs program. The hoes were stolen the previous week, but the authorities discovered them missing last Friday when …

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NAADS distributes planting material worth sh41.1 billion

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Following the start of the second crop season for 2021, the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) is distributing planting materials to farmers with emphasis on crops that offer improvement on food security as well as household incomes. The planting materials being distributed for the …

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Atiak sugarcane outgrowers complain of non payment

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Casual laborers deployed to open up sugarcane plantations under Atiak sugar factory in Atiak sub county in Amuru district have raised complaints of non payment. Under their umbrella “Dwog Cen Paco” loosely translated, “Come Back Home”, the 119 casual labourers, most of them former abductees of …

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Rwengaju sub county model farmers shun milk cooler

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The milk cooler in Rwengaju Model Sub County in Kabarole district is operating way below capacity after it was shunned by farmers.  The cooler, which is located in Kidubuli village, was donated to the farmers by National Agricultural Advisory Services – Naads in 2020 after farmers …

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Kasese farmers turn to apple growing

Apple farming is quickly taking shape in Kasese district. The district is largely known commercially for growing maize, cotton, coffee and vanilla. However, the trend is changing especially in the mountainous areas with farmers shifting from cash crops to apple farming. Kasese has over 600 large scale apple farmers spread …

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