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New multi-stakeholder platform addresses constraints in Uganda’s pig value chains

A group session at a Uganda pig value chain multi-stakeholder platform meeting in Masaka (photo credit SNV/Joseph Semujju).

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the SNV Netherlands Development Organisation recently launched a first-ever pig value chain multi-stakeholder platform (MSP) in Uganda. 642 more words


Otto Energy requests trading halt ahead of major announcement

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The securities of Otto Energy Limited will be placed in Trading Halt Session State at the request of the Company, pending the release of an announcement by the Company. 126 more words

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The feeding component in rural and peri-urban smallholder pig systems in Uganda

In the last 30 years, Uganda has had a massive growth in pig population, and currently has the highest per capita consumption of pork in East Africa. 156 more words


The known and the unknowns: A multipathogen survey to identify diseases in cattle in Tanzania

Livestock farmers in Africa are facing enormous challenges in animal health. The capacity and infrastructure of government services for disease identification and control are often limited. 203 more words


Sosolye Undugu Dance Academy: Holistic Education in the Slums of Kampala - Article for Column F (09-2014)

Article about the holistic education practices and traditional drumming and dancing revivalism of Sosolye Undugu Dance Academy in Kampala. Link to the online publication is here:  1,056 more words

East Africa

Can sport be radical?

By Tom Cunningham

In closing let me say that it is our hope in these our games to stiffen the backbone of these our boys by teaching them manliness, good temper, and unselfishness – qualities amongst many others which have done so much to make many a Britisher, and which we hope to instil into our boys in such a way as to make them strong men indeed.

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Meru calls you back

“Meru changes you and calls you back”. An acquaintance in Seattle made this observation after a repeat visit to volunteer at Ailanga Junior Seminary in Meru, Tanzania. 572 more words