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Construction of 635 M Small Scale Irrigation Scheme Commissioned in Ntungamo

 

By Communication Office

 

Ntungamo

 

The ministry of water and environment on Thursday launched the construction of Kyamate small scale irrigation system in Ntrungamo Municipality.

 

The project is   being implemented by the ministry of water and environment- water production Regional Centre West Uganda with funding from government of Uganda aimed at improving people’s livelihood through promotion of modern agriculture practices and protecting wetlands by proving irrigation facilities off wetland areas.

 

SAGE to Be Rolled out in Ntungamo District

 

 By Communication Office

Ntungamo

The social assistance grants for empowerment is set to be rolled out to Ntungamo district.

 

The grant which focuses on reaching vulnerable, often excluded sections of the population, thereby achieving inclusive, pro-poor, equitable development.

According to Titus Ouma the senior program officer for capacity Building in the ministry of labor Gender and social development, the elderly above the age of 80 in the district are set to receive the money this financial year.

 Ntungamo Suspends Fishing on Lake Nyakiyanja

By Communication Office

Ntungamo

 

Authorities in Ntungamo district have suspended fishing activities at lake Nyakiyanja following the death of thousands of fish due to suspected poisoning.

 

According to Amos Besigye the Ntungamo district Fisheries officer, the decision was taken to ensure that the suspected poison which killed the fish does not extend to human beings.

 

Besigye says that the death of the fish has been attributed to the use of chemicals on the shores of the lake by some farmers.

 

Ntungamo Rolls out the Village Agent Model

 ByCommunications office 

 Ntungamo-DLG

Ntungamo district has rolled out the village agent model in a bid to promote Agriculture commercialization.

The village agent model which is a private sector –led and market oriented, providing benefits to all value chain actors. The model is not a separate project but only a methodology of improving service delivery.

Women Council Takes Office

 

 By Communications Office

Ntungamo

The 5 members of the newly elected Ntungamo women council on Tuesday took office receiving tools from the old women council with a warning against conflict with the district council and knowing their boundaries.

The District council secretary for Gender Juliet Mpamize Buriku said many women councils over extend their boundaries an issue that leads to crashing with top district leadership as well the district council which must be avoided.

Local Governments Urged to Focus on Improving Local Revenue Generation

Ntungamo

Ntungamo district local council five chairperson Denis Singhahache has called of local governments to focus on improving local revenue generation if effective service delivery is to be realized.

The chairperson was today morning addressing sub county chiefs, members of the Civil societies ,heads of departments and political leaders as he opened a one-day training on Local Economic development held at Ntungamo district council hall in Ntungamo Municipality.

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