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Fake Seeds Aggravating Food Insecurity in Post War Northern Uganda

July 21, 2014 4:12 pm0 comments
A local seeds dealer in Pabbo, Amuru district of Uganda

Kampala-Monday July 21, 2014, Agricultural production, in former war ravaged northern, has suffered a setback, as a result of fake seeds, that were supplied to the farmers by the Government of Uganda and donor agencies. The former IDPs, who spent close to two decades in the camps surviving on handouts from international relief agencies, are currently struggling to rebuild their lives as relative calm returns to the region. As they resettle back to their homes, the Government of Uganda, and a number of non-governmental organizations are helping them with farm inputs including seeds with the hope of making them to be self-reliance once again. However the former IDPs are now […]

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