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NAADS partners with religious leaders to drive agro-industrialization

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has partnered with religious institutions to help in the implementation of its agro-industrialization drive under the National Development Plan III. In a Memorandum of Understanding between the government and the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda, the two parties hope to among other things, change …

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NAADs starts verification of Atiak sugar project beneficiaries.

Amuru, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The National Agricultural Advisory services- NAADs has embarked on a two-weeks verification of the Atiak Sugar Project beneficiaries’ exercise. The exercise targeting about 2,500 farmers from Amuru, Lamwo, Gulu and Adjumani districts under Gem Pacilo cooperative Society started today and is expected to end by …

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MPs want NAADs to distribute hass ovacado seedlings to farmers

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Agriculture Committee of parliament wants Government to promote Hass avocado growing countrywide, saying it will boost farmer’s income.  Hass avocado is one of the most trending fruit at the moment with demand stretching from Europe, China, the United States and Middle East. The avocado, …

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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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Mitooma coffee farmers decry adulteration by dealers

Mitooma, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Coffee farmers in Katenga sub county in Mitooma district under their umbrella Kajoki Coffee Farmer’s Association are up in arms against traders for the poor coffee quality, which has resulted in low prices. A kilogram of coffee in Mitooma district currently costs Shillings 4200 down …

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Farmer groups in Lira receive tractors

Lira, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries through the National Agricultural Advisory Services has distributed tractors to three farmer groups in Lira District.  The three groups are Nyeko- rac community Farmers’ Cooperative Society, Itek- okile Rice Growers and Multipurpose Cooperative Society Ltd and Bar …

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