Agriculture

MAGYEZI WANTS REFUGEE HOSTING DISTRICTS OF ADJUMANI AND YUMBE TO BE MODELS IN PDM

BY MARKO TAIBOT ADJUMANI: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2022 The minister for Local government, Raphael Magyezi, has signed a commitment with refugee hosting districts of Adjumani and Yumbe, the UNHCR and Action Against Hunger to make the two districts as models in the implementation of the Parish Development Model (PDM). He wants …

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OPTIMUM LAND USE MODEL HELPS A REFUGEE WIDOW IN ADJUMANI TO REAP BIG FROM SMALL VEGETABLE PLOTS

BY MARKO TAIBOT  ADJUMANI: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2022 Grace Drale Emilio fled her country, South Sudan, in 2016 with 15 children after the fighters killed her husband the late Shaban Obote. She managed to stride with all the children escaping volatile South Sudan up to the border of Uganda at Elegu …

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE, PARTNERS LAUNCH SH7.3B NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PROJECT FOR REFUGEE HOSTING AREAS

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU YUMBE: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 The Community Development Centre (CDC), a refugee led organization in West Nile, has launched a sh7.3b (1,918,063 euros) sustainable natural resource management project for refugee hosting areas. The 3-year project dubbed “building peace through sustainable access to and management of natural resources …

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OYAM DISTRICT BOOSTS PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT WITH 11 MOTORCYCLES

BY CHRIS JAMES WOO OYAM: MONDAY, AUGUST 08, 2022 Oyam district has supported the production department with procurement of 11 motorcycles worth sh55m. The funds were allocated from the central government transfers under the discretionary equalization grants. John Gutenberg Ogwang, the secretary for production in Oyam district said five of …

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SAVING MT KEI FOREST FROM CROSS BORDER CRIMINALS

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU MOUNT KEI: FRIDAY, Jun 24, 2022 This story was produced with support from the Rainforest Journalism Fund in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. A rough, dusty road from Yumbe town in West Nile sub-region of Uganda passes through Mount Kei national forest reserve (formally known as Mount …

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CYCLE CONNECT TAKES COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION PROJECT TO AMURU DISTRICT

BY WALTER KUMIRA AMURU: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2022 Cycle connect, a company providing interest free loans and assets for smallholder farmers has expanded its operations from Adjumani district to Amuru district. Williams Komakech Cainan, the Programs Manager of Cycle Connect, said they provide farmers with production assets like bicycles, motorcycles, …

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