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11 November 2021
Promoting youth employment in the agricultural sector by fostering role models of youth agripreneurs willing to work with and support other youth through knowledge-sharing will attract more young people into the sector, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Representative in Uganda, Mr Antonio Querido. Mr Antonio...
10 November 2021
Uganda’s efforts to tackle future threats of desert locusts and other migratory crop pests that threaten food security and livelihoods have been boosted with an assortment of preparedness and response tools from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).   The donation, which includes surveillance kits and transport equipment,...
05 November 2021
  The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is in dialogue with members of the Ugandan Parliament to expedite the process of creating relevant laws and policies required to support Uganda’s food systems transformation.   To achieve this, through the facilitation of Food and Nutrition Security Impact, Resilience, Sustainability and Transformation...
30 October 2021
Another team of veterinarians and paravets has completed a one month of training in surveillance, disease outbreak investigation, risk communication and reporting, in FAO’s continued efforts to boost capacity of animal health workforce in Uganda, through the In-service Applied Veterinary Epidemiology Training (ISAVET) programme. The 21 team  of in-service veterinary professionals...
01 October 2021
Uganda joined the rest of the world to commemorate World Rabies Day in Arua District which is among the districts with high number of animal bites and prevalence of rabies. The day was marked under the theme; Spread Facts, Not Fear, amidst several calls for increased awareness among communities to demystify...
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