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Pig Industry News: Uganda

24 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Uganda Zoetis builds sustainable veterinary diagnostic network and animal health infrastructure in Uganda, Nigeria and Ethiopia
Marks accomplishments in first year of the African Livestock Productivity and Health Advancement (A.L.P.H.A.) Initiative. ...
23 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Uganda The Pork Expo Africa 2018
Pork Expo Africa is Africa’s largest pig/pork industry-specific trade show that brings together pig producers, input manufacturers/traders, pork/pig traders, consumers and industry professionals from...
29 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Uganda Muslims Raise Money to Relocate Pork Joint
UGANDA - A section of Muslims in Kamuli District have raised Shs16 million to acquire a piece land that is a hub of several businesses including pork joints....
12 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Uganda Pork Tapeworm Linked to Epilepsy
UGANDA - Consumption of contaminated pork has been linked to the rising cases of epilepsy in Uganda....
09 May 2017
Pig Industry News from Uganda Zoetis Strengthens its Commitment to Develop Sustainable Livestock Production in Sub-Saharan Africa
Global animal health company receives grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance the health and productivity of livestock in Africa....
14 August 2015
Pig Industry News from Uganda Training Boosts Uganda's Foot and Mouth Resilience
UGANDA - A new project run by international organisations has been initiated in Uganda, with officials receiving training in recognising and reporting animal diseases....
23 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Uganda Ugandan Pigs Suffering from African Swine Fever Outbreaks
UGANDA - A number of pigs have reportedly died from an outbreak of African Swine Fever that is spreading in the Masaka district of Uganda....
06 February 2015
Pig Industry News from Uganda Even Smallholders Can Benefit from Pig AI in Uganda
UGANDA - To improve the quality of their pigs, Ugandan farmers should consider artificial insemination....
05 February 2015
Pig Industry News from Uganda Uganda's Pig Farmers Benefit from Feed Assessment Training
UGANDA - Feed assessment training has the effect of increasing the availability of local feeds for the country's smallholders who keep pigs....
04 November 2014
Pig Industry News from Uganda Uganda Fights African Swine Fever
UGANDA - African swine fever (ASF) is one of the major constraints to the productivity of the pig enterprise in the country....
15 October 2014
Pig Industry News from Uganda Ugandan Study Raises Concerns over Pig-Human Tapeworm
UGANDA - New data indicate a growing prevalence in pigs in the Lake Kyoga area of central Uganda of the tapeworm, Taenia, which can cause epilepsy and death if it infects people....
23 September 2014
Pig Industry News from Uganda Platform Addresses Constraints in Uganda’s Pig Value Chains
UGANDA - 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....
10 September 2014
Pig Industry News from Uganda Foot and Mouth Disease in More Than 30 Ugandan Districts
UGANDA - Banned beef and pork are on sale in nearly 30 districts where the government has imposed a quarantine following the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease....
25 July 2014
Pig Industry News from Uganda African Swine Fever Kills 3,000 Pigs in Adjumani
UGANDA - African swine fever has killed at least 3,000 pigs in Adjumani District since the outbreak of the viral disease late last year....
09 July 2014
Pig Industry News from Uganda Wider Use of Mobile Animal Health App Urged in Other Countries
UGANDA - A new mobile application is successfully supporting Uganda's veterinary technicians....
31 March 2014
Pig Industry News from Uganda Uganda Top Pork Consumer in Sub-Saharan Africa
UGANDA - Uganda is the leading consumer of pork in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)....
17 October 2013
Pig Industry News from Uganda Ugandan Livestock and Poultry Production Up
UGANDA - A report reveals that Uganda's poultry and livestock production rose 3.2 per cent in 2012 in spite of the effects of climate change such as the adverse rise in temperatures....
19 August 2013
Pig Industry News from Uganda Researchers Develop More Accurate Tapeworm Test Kit for Pigs
UGANDA - Scientists in Uganda have developed a kit that tests for the presence of tapeworm (Taenia solium) in pigs....
29 July 2013
Pig Industry News from Uganda Sustainable Agriculture Saves Communities
UGANDA - When there is a scarcity of clean water, and fertilisers and herbicides are overpriced, sustainable agriculture becomes a necessity rather than an option....
12 March 2013
Pig Industry News from Uganda FAO Supports Transformation of Uganda's Agri Sector
UGANDA - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met with Ugandan Vice-President Edward Sekandi to discuss ways to ensure food security for all Ugandans and reduce poverty by supporting rural smallholders...
27 February 2013
Pig Industry News from Uganda Towards Integrated Animal Health: Food Safety Surveillance in East Africa
UGANDA - Animal diseases have wide ranging impacts on both animals and people, from decimating livestock and wildlife to threatening public health, compromising food safety, food security and crippling...
07 August 2012
Pig Industry News from Uganda Farmers Rush for Pig Insemination Technology
UGANDA - As Makerere University continues to succeed in research, more farmers are increasingly adopting the institution's Artificial insemination technology in Pigs....
06 June 2012
Pig Industry News from Uganda Health Experts Say Most Pork in Kampala Unsafe
UGANDA - Majority of pork supplied in Kampala for human consumption is contaminated, the Kampala Capital City Authority public health department has warned. ...
10 April 2012
Pig Industry News from Uganda Adjumani Residents Defy Quarantine on Pigs
UGANDA - Efforts to contain African swine fever, which broke out in Adjumani District seven months ago, is being hindered by residents' defiance of a quarantine imposed by the veterinary department....
05 January 2012
Pig Industry News from Uganda ASF: Govt Bans Movement of Pigs in Entebbe
UGANDA - The government has instituted a ban on movement of pigs in Wakiso District following an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that has claimed many pigs....
14 December 2011
Pig Industry News from Uganda ASF: Residents Defy Ban on Pork in Uganda
UGANDA - Residents of Adjumani District in Uganda have ignored health warnings about the risks associated with eating pork from pigs killed by African swine fever....
02 November 2011
Pig Industry News from Uganda ASF Kills Minimum of 500 Pigs in Amuru
UGANDA - At least 500 pigs in Amuru District have succumbed to the highly contagious African swine fever, a disease that mainly affects pigs....
08 September 2011
Pig Industry News from Uganda 600 Pigs in Gulu Killed by African Swine Fever
UGANDA - The African swine fever that has been devastating Gulu District and neighbouring areas has now claimed lives of at least 600 pigs since April this year....
13 July 2011
Pig Industry News from Uganda African Swine Fever Derails Pig Rearing in Gulu
UGANDA - Despite pig farming being a quick economic venture, farmers in Gulu district cannot engage in pig rearing any more following an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in the district in the middle...
29 November 2010
Pig Industry News from Uganda Quarantine Imposed on Pigs Due to ASF
UGANDA - Gulu has imposed a quarantine on pigs and restricted their movement in the district. This was after over 150 pigs died of African swine fever in Odek, Lakwana, Koro and Bardege sub-counties in...
 
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