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April 11th, 2017 / The Sunrise, Uganda

B4FA Fellow Henry Lutaaya reports:
The ongoing rains in most parts of the country will likely go without being optimally used because farmers are unable to access sufficient quantities of quality seeds for the important staple foods like maize, beans, bananas, cassava and sweet potatoes.

The latest blow comes from the government’s failure to achieve far less than the anticipated seed volumes that were expected to be distributed to farmers by Operation Wealth Creation, a outfit of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) that is overseeing the distribution of agricultural inputs procured by the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS). Read more