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Farmers in Nwoya protest hike in costs of hiring tractors

Nwoya, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Farmers in Nwoya District have protested a decision by service providers to increase the cost of hiring tractors. With the onset of rainy seasons and national shutdown, there is an overwhelming demand for farm tractors by thousands of farmers in the district to plough crop …

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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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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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Kasese farmers receive three NAADS tractors

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Three tractors have been handed over to selected farmer groups in Kasese District to boost their commercial production. The tractors were delivered to the groups by a team from the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) at a function held at the district headquarters in Rukoki …

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NAADS suspends distribution of tractors to farmers

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) has suspended the distribution of more than 240 tractors to farmer groups around the country.      The tractors were procured under the second priority area of the 2016 – 2020 Agriculture Sector Strategic Development Plan for mechanization …

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Now, NAADS suspends distribution of tractors to farmers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) has suspended the distribution of more than 240 tractors to farmer groups around the country. The tractors were procured under the second priority area of the 2016 – 2020 Agriculture Sector Strategic Development Plan for mechanization of Agriculture. …

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NAADS procures 170 tractors for nationwide mechanization centres

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) is set to roll out the long-awaited mechanization of Agriculture program, across the country. The agency has already procured and delivered 170 tractors to kick start the process of establishing Agriculture mechanization centres. Another process for the procurement …

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