President Yoweri Museveni has reiterated his call to the leadership of Mubende Zone in particular and the country as a whole to be vigilant and de-campaign land fragmentation practices in their areas that, he noted, if not checked, can lead to catastrophic consequences for society.
The President, who is currently conducting zonal conferences country wide at State House, Entebbe, was yesterday interfacing with leaders from Mubende Zone in Central...
President Yoweri Museveni has emphasized the need to have a National Plan for Agro-production in the country.
The President was last evening making remarks at the end of one of the on-going conferences on Poverty Eradication and Enterprise Selection for Central Uganda’s Greater Masaka zone, at State House, Entebbe. The Zone comprises the districts of Bukomansimbi, Kalangala, Kalungu, Lwengo, Lyantonde, Masaka, Rakai and Sembabule.
President Yoweri Museveni has received the Chief Executive of Barclays Bank (Africa), Mr. Sikellin David who expressed the Bank’s interest to investing in Uganda.
During the meeting that took place yesterday at State House, Entebbe, President Museveni welcomed Mr. Sikellin to Uganda and urged Barclays Bank Chief Executive to explore ways and means of investing in the agro-processing sector in the country.
President Yoweri Museveni has said that government is to invoke the Constitution to regulate the land use in Uganda.
The President made the comment yesterday during a meeting with leaders from Mengo Zone at the ongoing Zonal Conference on Poverty Eradication and Enterprise Selection at State House, Entebbe.
Mengo Zone in Central Uganda, comprises the districts of Buikwe, Butambala, Buvuma, Gomba, Kayunga, Luwero, Mpigi, Mukono, Nakaseke,...
President Yoweri Museveni has received a special message from the President of the State of Eritrea Mr. Issaias Afwerki.
The special message was delivered yesterday to President Museveni at State House, Entebbe by the Eritrean Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Osman Saleh.
President Yoweri Museveni has received a trophy from the National Farmers’ Federation of Uganda (NFFU) in recognition of his contribution to promoting commercial agriculture in the country.
The trophy was delivered to the President by the Speaker of Parliament, the Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, at the ongoing Zonal Conference on Poverty Eradication and Enterprise Selection currently taking place at State House, Entebbe.
President Yoweri Museveni has directed the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) to licence seed agents regionally to avoid the flooding of the market with fake seeds.
“The power of licensing lies in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries. You should licence people by region and in case anything goes wrong, they will be the ones responsible,” he warned.
President Yoweri Museveni has called on the people of Sebei Sub-Region in Eastern Uganda to discard old traditions that are not compatible with modern life.
The President was particularly referring to the very old custom of Female Genital Mutilation and also the mode of subsistence farming practiced in the area.