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17 October 2013
View news from Uganda Livestock, Poultry Production Rise in Uganda
UGANDA - Poultry and livestock production in Uganda increased by 3.2 per cent last year despite the effects of climate change such as the adverse rise in temperatures, a report shows....
29 July 2013
View news from Uganda Planting For Hope: Where Sustainable Agriculture Saves Communities
When clean water is scarce and fertiliser and herbicides too expensive, sustainable agriculture is not a fashionable option but a necessity....
12 March 2013
View news from Uganda FAO Supports Transformation of Uganda's Agri Sector
UGANDA - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met with Ugandan Vice-President Edward Sekandi to discuss ways to ensure food security for all Ugandans and reduce poverty by supporting rural smallholders in the country's agriculture sector....
27 February 2013
View news from Uganda Towards Integrated Animal Health: Food Safety Surveillance in East Africa
UGANDA - Animal diseases have wide ranging impacts on both animals and people, from decimating livestock and wildlife to threatening public health, compromising food safety, food security and crippling livelihoods....
08 September 2011
View news from Uganda Live Exports Hit Processing Industry
UGANDA - The meat processing industry in Uganda is being hit by a fall in livestock numbers and in particular cattle. ...
09 August 2011
View news from Uganda Four Beef Processing Plants For Uganda
UGANDA - A public-private partnership in Uganda is to see four new beef processing plants built across the country. ...
31 January 2011
View news from Uganda Prime Minister Advises Dairy Farmers
UGANDA - Farmers have been urged to take dairy farming seriously because the demand of milk is increasing globally. ...
06 August 2010
View news from Uganda Anthrax Outbreak In Uganda
UGANDA - The State Department of Veterinary Medecine in Uganda has reported an outbreak of anthrax in wild buffalo. ...
13 November 2009
View news from Uganda Dairy Body Toughens On Milk Quality
UGANDA - The Dairy Development Authority (DDA) has embarked on arresting dealers who dilute milk with water....
05 November 2009
View news from Uganda Cattle Could Save Ugandan Poverty
UGANDA - According to the National Livestock Census, the Karamoja region has the most cattle in Uganda but remains the most underdeveloped and impoverished region because the resource is not exploited....
21 October 2009
View news from Uganda Cattle Movement Banned in Arua
UGANDA - Arua district veterinary office has banned cattle movement in lower Madi, Rigbo sub-county, following an outbreak of cattle lung disease. ...
24 September 2009
View news from Uganda Kiruhura District Lifts Cattle Trade Ban
UGANDA - After almost four years, the ban on selling of livestock in open markets in Kiruhura District has been lifted. ...
11 August 2009
View news from Uganda Cattle Disease Hits Gulu
UGANDA - A contagious cattle disease has claimed six head of cattle and infected over 600 others in Gulu district, the district veterinary officer has said....
09 July 2009
View news from Uganda Vaccination Programme in Uganda
UGANDA - The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation is carrying out mass vaccination of goats, sheep and cattle in the Karamoja region of Uganda against Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) and contagious Bovine Pleuro Pneumonia (CBPP)....
05 January 2009
View news from Uganda Ugandan Cattle Markets Close in Seven Districts
UGANDA - Butcheries and livestock markets in seven northern Uganda districts have been closed due to an outbreak of foot and mouth disease. Veterinary officers in the affected districts said at least 300 head of cattle had died of the disease....
13 November 2008
View news from Uganda Foot-and-mouth Kills 1,000 in Uganda
UGANDA - The foot-and-mouth disease that struck Adjumani District a few months ago has killed up to 1,000 head of cattle....
22 October 2008
View news from Uganda West Nile Stops Cattle Movement
UGANDA - The agriculture ministry has imposed an indefinite quarantine on animals entering or leaving the West Nile region. This follows an outbreak of foot and mouth cattle disease in at least eight more districts, most of which are in the east and northern...
29 September 2008
View news from Uganda Entebbe Butcheries Close After FMD Outbreak
ENTEBBE, UGANDA - Over 75 butchers and abattoirs in Entebbe have been closed following a quarantine put on all animals leaving and coming to Entebbe over threats of the foot and mouth cattle disease....
04 September 2008
View news from Uganda Uganda: Foot and Mouth Disease Hits Mukono
UGANDA - When his cow lost appetite, Fred Musa feared it had been bewitched. "I fed it with omululuza (a local herb)," he says. "But it died after four days." When news of his cow's death spread, a team of veterinary officers was dispatched to Njeru town...
10 June 2008
View news from Uganda GM Livestock Experiments to Begin in Uganda
UGANDA - Ugandan scientists are to begin experimenting on genetically modified farmyard animals that they say will be healthier, more productive and more efficient, boosting meat and dairy production in the country....
31 March 2008
View news from Uganda Liver Disease Hits Soroti Cattle
UGANDA - Liver fluke, a disease which destroys the liver of cattle, has hit Soroti district. ...
10 September 2007
View news from Uganda Panic As Strange Disease Strikes Cattle in Iganga
UGANDA - A mysterious disease has broken out among herd of cattle and goats in parts of Iganga District, sparking off fears of possible loss of stock. ...
05 September 2007
View news from Uganda Uganda's Ankole Cattle Face Extinction
UGANDA -Uganda's Ankole cattle, famous for its high resistance to disease and drought, could be extinct within two decades, international experts have warned....
13 December 2006
View news from Uganda Uganda: Mukono Farm Improves Local Breeds
UGANDA - Farmers in Mukono and the neighbouring districts have a reason to smile after getting a farm to supply exotic breeds of goats and cows. ...
24 November 2006
View news from Uganda Mpigi lifts quarantine on cattle
UGANDA - Mpigi cattle keepers have cause to smile after the district authorities lifted the quarantine on animal movement. ...
13 November 2006
View news from Uganda Ugandan, Kenyan local leaders in talks on cross-border cattle rustling
UGANDA - Local leaders from eastern Uganda and western Kenya have started a peace dialogue aimed at ending the rampant cross-border cattle rustling. ...
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