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Kickoff of 2018 Joint Agricultural Sector Annual Review Field Activities
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Kickoff of 2018 Joint Agricultural Sector Annual Review Field Activities

On the 13th of August 2018, officials from the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries were joined by development partners, civil society representatives and researchers in the kick off of 2018 Joint Agricultural Sector Annual Review Field Activities. The field activities are held annually in regions of Uganda to assess progress of Ministry projects

Reinforcing capacity in the fight against the Fall Army Worm with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations
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Reinforcing capacity in the fight against the Fall Army Worm with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations

On the 13th of August 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries received a consignment of equipment from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO). The consignment which included pheromone traps and linked mobile phones was received on behalf of the Ministry team by Mr. Stephen Byantwale the Commissioner for

Stepping up partnerships for development and One Health Interventions
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Stepping up partnerships for development and One Health Interventions

On the 10th of August 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries received a high level delegation from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organisation. The delegation was received at the Ministry Head Offices by Hon. Vincent

Tour of job creation models and industries under the South-South Cooperation
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Tour of job creation models and industries under the South-South Cooperation

On the 28th of July 2018, a delegation of  investors and agricultural experts from Sichuan Province in China toured job creation models and industries under the South-South Cooperation with Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Sempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries. One of the areas visited was the Lukaya Natural Rice Farm which was established

Launch of Countrywide Community Breeding Programme under the National Animal Genetics Centre and Databank
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Launch of Countrywide Community Breeding Programme under the National Animal Genetics Centre and Databank

On the 24th of July 2018, a new flagship Community Breeding Programme under the National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Databank (NAGRC&DB) was launched by the Ministry in Kampala. The official launch of the programme was done by the First Deputy Prime Minister Gen. Moses Ali alongside Hon. Vincent Sempijja the Minister for Agriculture Animal

Strategic partnership for the South-to-South Cooperation with delegates from the People’s Republic of China
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Strategic partnership for the South-to-South Cooperation with delegates from the People’s Republic of China

On the 26th of July 2018, a delegation of investors and agricultural experts from Sichuan Province in China visited the Head offices of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries in Entebbe. The delegation was welcomed was welcomed by Mr. Pius Wakabi Kasajja the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary who also chaired a bilateral meeting between

The 26th Source of the Nile National Agriculture Show: Agriculture Minister’s official invitation to the general public
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The 26th Source of the Nile National Agriculture Show: Agriculture Minister’s official invitation to the general public

On the 16th of July, 2018 Honorable Vincent Bamulangaki Sempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries was joined by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Mr. Pius Wakabi Kasajja, Ms Beatrice Byarugaba the Director for Agricultural Extension Services and Dr. Dick Nuwamanya Kamuganga the President of the Uganda National Farmers Federation in welcoming the general