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Agriculture Ministry awards best farmers and communities in Climate Smart Agriculture and Sustainable Land Management
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Agriculture Ministry awards best farmers and communities in Climate Smart Agriculture and Sustainable Land Management

The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries joined partners in the Sustainable Land Management Framework to recognise and award the best farmers and communities in the uptake and practice of Climate Smart Agriculture and Sustainable Land Management. The award ceremony was part of a national stakeholders’ forum in Kampala on the 13th of June,

Youth and women in Uganda to receive bigger boost in fish farming, value addition techniques
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Youth and women in Uganda to receive bigger boost in fish farming, value addition techniques

The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) will be stepping up support for fish farming and training for young entreprenuers and groups to engage in fish farming as a high income earning enterprise. Above left to right: Permanent Secretary Mr. Pius Wakabi, Kasajja, Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Sempijja the Agriculture Minister, Ms Nyeko the

Agriculture Ministry completes induction of newly promoted staff
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Agriculture Ministry completes induction of newly promoted staff

On the 14th of June 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries completed induction of newly promoted staff in the Ministry as part of public service procedure. The induction which was held at the head offices in Entebbe was organized by the Department of Human Resource Management with the main aim of getting

Stepping up mass sensitisation and ICT integration in the fight against the Fall Army Worm in Uganda
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Stepping up mass sensitisation and ICT integration in the fight against the Fall Army Worm in Uganda

The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries has hosted representatives of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Farm Radio International, Makerere University and Youth ICT teams to develop additional ICT-based systems for the surveillance and fight against the Fall Army Worm. The systems are going to complement the agro-chemical packages

Agriculture sector on track with manifesto commitments
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Agriculture sector on track with manifesto commitments

The Agriculture Minister Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Sempijja appeared at the Uganda Media Centre to present progress made in as far as commitments in the 2016-2021 Manifesto of government are concerned.Below is an excerpt of the Minister’s official statement. It is close to one and a half years into the current 5-year term of the NRM

New laboratory equipment to boost livestock health, disease prevention and control in the Karamoja, Teso and Sebei regions
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New laboratory equipment to boost livestock health, disease prevention and control in the Karamoja, Teso and Sebei regions

On the 17th of  May 2018 the Regional Pastoral Livelihood Resilience Project being implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, an IGAD initiative handed over to the national laboratory and the districts of Amudat, Abim, Amuria, Bukedea, Kaabong, Kotido, Katakwi, Kumi, Kween, Moroto, Napak , Nakapiripirit  livestock laboratory equipment to strengthen the

Agriculture Ministry, United Nations Development Programme partner to reinforce food security in Karamoja
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Agriculture Ministry, United Nations Development Programme partner to reinforce food security in Karamoja

The Agriculture Ministry through the Department of Agricultural Infrastructure, Mechanisation and Water for Agricultural Production launched a major partnership initiative in Karamoja. The Ministry partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) to kick-start the project on “Fostering Sustainability and Resilience for Food Security

External Job Advertisement for “Enhancing National Food Security through Increased Rice Production (ENRP)” Project Staff
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External Job Advertisement for “Enhancing National Food Security through Increased Rice Production (ENRP)” Project Staff

The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries received funding from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to support government of Uganda’s efforts to attain rice self-sufficiency through “Enhancing National Food Security through Increased Rice Production (ENRP) Project”. The project will contribute to the increase in production, marketing and consumption of rice for improved Nutrition, Food

Clarification on altered media reports regarding farmer registration as a component of the Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP)
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Clarification on altered media reports regarding farmer registration as a component of the Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP)

The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries hereby informs the general public that the media reports around the e-registration of farmers that was launched on the 30th of May 2018 carry ALTERED figures. The e-farmer registration exercise was launched together with a much bigger project which is the Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP). It

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