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World Food Day Activities: New frontiers for Karamoja sub-region
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World Food Day Activities: New frontiers for Karamoja sub-region

On the 16th of October 2018, the Nabuin Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute which is an institute of the National Agriculture Research Organisation (NARO) located in Nabilatuk district hosted the national activities of the 39th National World Food Day celebrations. The activities were organised by the Agriculture Ministry through the Extension Directorate and NARO in

Farmers’ Advisory from the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries
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Farmers’ Advisory from the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries

The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, in collaboration with line Ministries Agencies and Departments of Government seeks to keep farmers informed of new developments that have an impact on agricultural production. Having noted the increase in rains across the country that is predicted to continue increasing as reported by weather experts, the Ministry

Agriculture Ministry to enhance availability and access Agricultural Mechanisation and Water for Agricultural Production
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Agriculture Ministry to enhance availability and access Agricultural Mechanisation and Water for Agricultural Production

As one of the ways of promoting increased agricultural production and productivity, the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries is stepping up investment in agricultural mechanization and water for agricultural production. To achieve this, the Ministry set up a specialised Department for Agricultural Infrastructure, Mechanisation and Water for Agricultural Production which works closely with

World Food Day call to action: Why eradication of hunger is a multi-stakeholder target
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World Food Day call to action: Why eradication of hunger is a multi-stakeholder target

The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries was joined by partners including the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations and the Food Rights Alliance to organise activities for the 2018 World Food Day in Uganda. The official hosts of these activities were selected as Nabuin Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute which

New Boards for Seed and Agricultural Chemical Control inaugurated by Agriculture Minister
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New Boards for Seed and Agricultural Chemical Control inaugurated by Agriculture Minister

On the 4th of October 2018, new Boards for Seed and Agricultural Chemicals were inaugurated during a meeting at the headquarters of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries in Entebbe. The meeting during which the Board was instituted was chaired by Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Sempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries. Above:

Agriculture Minister delivers message of commitment to Regional Fisheries Management
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Agriculture Minister delivers message of commitment to Regional Fisheries Management

On the 4th of October 2018, Hon. Vincent Sempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries visited the Secretariat of the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) in Jinja district. During his visit, the Minister who was accompanied by Dr. Edward Rukunya the Director for Fisheries Resources delivered a message of commitment to the regional efforts

Fisheries Training Institute celebrates 50 years of quality training
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Fisheries Training Institute celebrates 50 years of quality training

On the 5th of October 2018, the Fisheries Training Institute marked 50 years of existence since it’s inauguration on the 23rd of February 1968, by the late Hon. John Babiiha the then Vice President and the Minister of Animal Husbandry, Game and Fisheries. The celebrations which were held at the Institute were presided over by Hon. Eng.

Uganda celebrates International Coffee Day at the Mukono Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute
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Uganda celebrates International Coffee Day at the Mukono Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute

On the 4th of October 2018, Uganda held a series of activities in celebration of the International Coffee Day at the Mukono Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute. The activities of the day which included exhibition of coffee value chain technologies were organised by the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) which is one of seven Agencies

World Food Day 2018 activities officially launched by the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries
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World Food Day 2018 activities officially launched by the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries

On the 3rd of October 2018, Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Sempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries officially launched the activities for the 2018 World Food Day celebrations through a media briefing at the Uganda Media Center. The climax of activities to mark the 2018 World Food Day will take place on the 16th

Fisheries Training Institute to celebrate 50 Years of Quality Training
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Fisheries Training Institute to celebrate 50 Years of Quality Training

The Fisheries Training Institute of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries will be commemorating 50 years of quality training in Uganda on the 5th of October 2018 at the Institute premises in Entebbe. Above: Representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Top Management with staff of the Fisheries Training Institute