Agriculture & Finance

Mubende Cattle keepers are in fear of a deadly cattle disease.

  By KIMAZE EXPERITO A deadly cattle disease outbreak that kills animals in a short while  has rounded over Mubende district, causing un-understandable panic among cattle keepers. 200 heads of cattle in the district have so far succumbed to the disease in one week while other 1000 heads in Kigando Sub County within one month are being monitored by the ...

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More than 3500 Youths to benefit from the presidential initiative:

By Ssebuufu Banabakintu The office of the President has boasted the progress of Mubende district youth farmers with more than Shs176 Million to kick start passion fruit growing projects. Godfrey Longer, the in charge of youth affairs in the office of the president who officiated the function said  that this amount will be used to procure 176,150 passion fruits seedlings ...

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Government grants a 50 acre piece of Land to a Turkish Investor.

Government has allocated 50 acres of land belonging to Mubende Army Barracks to a Turkish Investor Tunasco Insaat to construct an agro-processing factory which is going to be the first of the kind in the greater Mubende. This factory is going to deal in maize milling and coffee processing to produce maize into flour and powder for both food and ...

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BOASTING THE COFFEE CASHCROP IN MUBENDE DISTRICT:

The Buganda’s Premier, Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga has this morning started touring the County of Buwekula, in which he is expected to commission the coffee planting campaign in Kiyuni Sub County. While addressing Kabaka’s subjects at Buweekula County headquarters at Kaweeri in Mubende municipality, Oweekitiibwa Peter Mayiga emphasized the value of coffee as a cash crop  as it used to ...

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Heavy rains in Kitenga render many homeless. By Musa Kaboggoza.

Over a thousand in urgent need for relief following heavy rains that hit two sub counties in Mubende district. The affected villages are Kinyiga, Kyengeza, Kayunga, Kisojo and Njagazi in Kiganda and part of Kitenga Sub County in Mubende district. The rains claimed houses and banana plantations which have been the only source of income for the area. Mukundane Nabboth, ...

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MUBENDE DISTRICT HALTS OPERATION WEALTH CREATION PROGRAMME IN THE DISTRICT

Mubende district officials have halted the delivery of goats under government Operation Wealth Creation Programme that were dispatched for Mubende on grounds that most of them were below standards and some had symptoms subjecting them to diseases. Under Operation Wealth Creation, the district was allocated 110 goats with 10 billies and 100 nannies of which 75% of them were supposed ...

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Buganda Cultural and development Foundation kicks off in Buwekula County

Buganda kingdom is set to revive the activities of Buganda Cultural and development Foundation (BUCADEF) in Buwekula county as a move to enable people acquire food for consumption and cash crops to boast their economic status. Hajji Hammis Kakomo Mukasa, the state minister for agriculture in the Buganda kingdom revealed all this during his fact finding visit at Kaweeri coffee ...

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Climatic change and lack of market stressing farmers in Mubende region

The civil society organizations behind the growth of agriculture together with the Norwegian embassy in Uganda have challenged Local government leadership and the central governments through the ministry of agriculture to design policies that will help mitigate climatic change which has impeded the growth of agriculture in the county. Small scale farmers mostly in the country sides are constrained with ...

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KYENJEJO, MUBENDE AND KYEGEGWA JOIN EFFORT TO CONSERVE NATURAL RESOURCES

Three districts of Kyenjojo, Kyegegwa and Mubende have embarked on bridging up the gaps that have favored opportunists to degrade the available natural resources in this region, giving priority to forest and wetland conservation. Through their initiative “Inter District Mult-Stakeholders Forum” launched in 2012 that aimed at eliminating illegal trade of timber and charcoal through stakeholder cooperation in these districts, ...

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