The Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Frank Tumwebaze on Tuesday officiated the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Bungokho Agricultural Mechanization Centre, which will serve farmers in Elgon region.
Minister Frank Tumwebaze
Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Frank Tumwebaze introduced a 14-member committee to study how the use of agrochemicals and animal health products can be improved.
Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Frank Tumwebaze announced July 1 as the date for harvesting vanilla for the first season of 2021.
Vanilla is a high-value horticulture crop grown and used as a flavoring agent in beverages, confectionaries, and pharmaceuticals.
Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Frank Tumwebaze and State Minister for Health (General Duties), Joyce Moriku are among the 22 NRM MPs who have been nominated to sit in the Parliamentary Appointments Committee.
Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development Frank Tumwebaze said on Tuesday that the labor externalization sector will soon be resuming operations following further relaxation of Covid-19 lockdown measures by the ministry of health.
All Ugandan ministers have on Friday started undergoing compulsory COVID-19 test. This comes after Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda announced that he will undergo self-isolation after his contacts tested positive for the novel coronavirus.