New ferry for Kiyindi-Buvuma Commissioned by Minister for Works and Transport

Kiyindi, 24th July 2020. A new ferry that was designed to provide more efficient transportation between Buvuma and the mainland has been commissioned at the Kiyindi Landing site in Jinja. The ferry, called MV Kiyindi-Buvuma, has been commissioned today by Hon. Gen. Katumba Wamala the Minister for Works and Transport and Ms Allen Kagina the…

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3rd National Agricultural Extension e-Symposium opened in Entebbe

Entebbe, 20th July 2020. Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries has officially opened the 3rd National Agricultural Extension e-Symposium at the Headquarters of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries in Entebbe. The Minister has also launched the e-registration process for extension workers developed jointly with the Uganda…

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Regional Agricultural Mechanization Center for Northern Region Officially Opened

Dokolo, 17th July, 2020. Hon. Henry Bagiire the Minister of State for Agriculture has officially opened the first out of 5 Regional Agricultural Mechanization Centers. The Mechanization Center for the Northern region will host excavators, self-loading tracks, heavy earth-moving equipment, bulldozers and Mobile Mechanization Workshop Trucks for use by farmers in the region. The center…

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How Government has supported diversification for Oil Palm Project Farmers

Farmers linked to the National Oil Palm Project diversify enterprises to add to the good income from Oil Palm and food security for households with policy support from the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries. For diversity, farmers like Mr. and Mrs. Muwereza have been encouraged through Household Mentors to use their earnings from…

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Improved Animal Health in Karamoja, Teso and Sebei as Reported by the Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project

Entebbe, 24th June 2020. Through the Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project, infrastructure for improving animal health has been constructed in the districts in the sub-regions of Karamoja, Teso and Sebei. A totalĀ of 60 cattle crushes have been constructed with an aim of improving the response to animal disease outbreaks in the region, with equipment commissioned…

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Sud Control: Second Phase of Jinja Operations Commissioned

Jinja, 5th June 2020. Hon. Hellen Adoa the Minister of State for Fisheries in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries undertook a supervisory visit to Masese Fish Landing Site this morning. The visit also involved the Commissioning of Sud Control Operations for Jinja and community engagement with the fishing community of Masese. The…

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Oil Palm Farmers Earning More from Group Marketing and Sales

Kalangala, 29th May 2020. Farmers in the Kalangala Oil Palm Growers Trust under the National Oil Palm Project who were transformed from engaging in subsistence farming have to date achieved the following in sales and incomes. Jointly, the farmers sold 4.565 million kilograms of Fresh Fruit Bunches valued at 2.67 billion shillings in March and…

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