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Uganda registers decline in staple food production – UBOS report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was a decline in staple food production across the country in the 2018/2019 agriculture year, according to a survey by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics. The head of the Department of Production and Environment Statistics, Patrick Okello disclosed this while releasing the 2019 annual …

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Caterpillars ravage sweet potato gardens in Teso

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Farmers in Teso are counting losses after an invasion of caterpillars on sweet potato gardens in the districts of Ngora, Serere and Soroti. The caterpillars were first sighted in Ngora district in a pest and disease surveillance report conducted by the Production and Marketing Department last …

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