Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Livestock production & Productivity Improvement

EU to fund beef production project in UMPCU

The European Union has awarded a direct grant to the Uganda Meat Producers Cooperative Union Ltd. (UMPCU) worth 1.5 million Euros to implement the “Farmer Led Beef Industry Investment and Sustainability” (FALBIIS) project under the framework of “Developing a Market-Oriented and Environmentally Friendly Beef Meat Industry in Uganda (MOBIP)”. The grant is being funded under […]

Govt lifts quarantine in Sembabule sub-counties

In Summary In 2015, the government through the Ministry of Agriculture, declared a quarantine in the district and indefinitely closed cattle markets to avert the spread of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD). According to Mr Jude Kiganda, the Sembabule District vice chairperson, the quarantine did not only affected farmers but also dwindled the district revenue. […]

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