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Fish prices skyrocket in Bunyoro sub region

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The price of fish has almost doubled in most markets in the Bunyoro sub region over the last four months. According to a survey conducted by Uganda Radio Network (URN) in Buliisa, Masindi, Hoima, Kikuube and Kagadi, the prices of fish in the markets have skyrocketed. …

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Amolatar district registers 95% improved fish stock

Amolatar, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amolatar district has registered a 95 percent improvement in fish stocks following the suspension of fishing activities in Lake Kyoga. The government banned fishing activities on all Uganda water bodies in May 2019 to improve the fish stocks and reorganise the sector. As a …

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NARO investigating reports of tilapia lake virus

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Agricultural Research Organization-NARO are conducting visibility studies to confirm whether there’s any threat of tilapia lake virus within the country. Tilapia lake virus has been reported in countries like Kenya, and Egypt where it is believed to stop fish multiplication resulting into fish …

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