Before we adopt GM cotton, first sort out the mess in the industry

African farmers must be most sought after in the quest for genetically modified cotton

Here is why farmers in Uganda need bamboo

A fast growing hardy crop with multiple uses, bamboo is a valuable resource that is yet to be exploited in Uganda.

Muhakanizi on spot over Shs90b farmers cash

The committee expressed concerns about the possible risk to the funds and ordered Muhakanizi to streamline the monitoring of the scheme within one month.

Exploitation, government neglect dent Katwe Salt Miners’ Prospects

The challenge of value addition is another reason why Katwe salt miners fetch low prices from the mineral given the absence of processing technology.


Museveni warns Tooro on conflicts

President Museveni has asked the people of Tooro to respect the Uganda Constitution in order to avoid conflicts and chaos such as the ones that erupted in the Rwenzori sub-region last year. The warning was contained in the president’s message

Benefits of regular vitamin D tests remain unproven: study

Experts have said regular tests for vitamin D levels are not proven to be beneficial or harmful, despite previous research warning of damaging effects of vitamin D deficiencies in adults. Studies have found that low levels of the vitamin can 

‘All Ugandans must protect the environment’

The Archbishop of Kampala, Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has asked Ugandans to protect the environment, warning that failure to do so will put the locals’ existence in danger. “If we abuse the environment, we are spoiling the fate of our

Harugongo farmers decry sales decline as rains devastate roads


By Abas Ruhweza Farmers in Harugongo Sub County Kabarole District are bracing for persistent declines in incomes from their agro activities as the heavy rains wreck the roads, complicating access to markets. Recently curved out of Kicwamba Sub County, Harugongo