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NARO launches anti-tick vaccine in Mbarara

Mbarara, Uganda | Patricia Akankwatsa | Ministers, Members of Parliament, and National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) scientists late last week commissioned the trial of an anti-tick vaccine in Mbarara district to protect cattle from ticks and related diseases. The first scientific launch on Thursday at the Mbarara Zonal Agricultural Research and …

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NARO blocks return of motorsport at Entebbe Botanical Gardens

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Agricultural Research Organisation-NARO has rejected plans for hosting motor rallies at Entebbe Botanical Gardens. Sitting on 40.7 hectares of land in Entebbe, the gardens were established for purposes of research and to preserve the diversity of plants in Uganda. The gardens house a …

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Uganda Breweries, NARO partner to promote agric research

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Uganda Breweries Limited and National Agricultural Research Organisation have launched a partnership by signing a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation commitment that seeks to establish, foster and promote research and development in the agriculture sector. The MoU signing would promote linkages and partnership for purposes of …

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New farming technology gives hope to fight hunger in Karamoja

Napak, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The introduction of a new farming technology has provided hope to the Karimojong, thanks to National Semi – Arid Resources Research Institute Serere (NaSARRI).  For the first time, farmers in Karamoja are expecting a bumper harvest in November/December after planting seeds past May, which is …

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NARO improves micro garden systems for farming in small spaces

Mukono, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Researchers at the National Forestry Resources Research Institute-NaFRRI under the National Agricultural Research Organization-NARO have improved the micro garden system to support farming in urban areas. The researchers have now designed a vertical garden made out of wood, forming a rectangle with a number …

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UGX 25 billion chase hunger and poverty project launched in Lango

Lango, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   The National Agricultural Research Organization- NARO with support from the European Union has launched a 25 Billion Shillings project to address poverty and malnutrition under the Development Initiative for Northern Uganda -DINU.     The Chase Hunger and Poverty project will focus on promoting production for …

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NARO conducting research on desert locusts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Agricultural Research Organization –NARO is conducting a research on a total of 200 desert locusts. Winfred Aol Opiyo, an Entomologist at National Agricultural Research Organization –NARO told URN in an interview that the scientific investigation will determine the correct dose of chemicals being …

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