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FAO: Uganda’s social protection initiatives commendable but inadequate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Since Uganda approved the National Social Protection Policy in 2015, progressive growth has been witnessed in social protection services by the government, but vulnerability and inequalities remain a concern, according to Antonio Querido, FAO representative in Uganda. Querido, who spoke during a 2-day workshop …

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Uganda faces serious hunger

New Global Hunger Index names Uganda along 30 other countries Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Uganda is among six African countries whose “food scarcity” situation has been categorised as “serious” according to the latest Global Hunger Index published on Oct.14 by Concern Worldwide and Welthungerhilfe— two global non-profits that …

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Desert Locust invasion

  Why Uganda could incur over Shs 800bn in agricultural losses Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Uganda risks losing up to Shs 800bn (US$218.3 million) in export revenue if the desert locusts are not halted in the coming weeks, according to the agriculture ministry. East Africa’s third largest economy …

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