The West Nile Region comprises of 9 unique districts with a diversity in history, people, and culture. Click the links to learn more about the individual districts.
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ADJUMANI. Famers in Adjumani district have received three new tractors under operation wealth creation (OWC) program.
AGRICULTURE. In 2015, tea growing was revamped in Alur kingdom after a rallying call from his majesty Phillip Olarker Rauni III, the King as an initiative to supplement coffee growing as the second main cash crop in the kingdom.
ARUA CITY: The Anglican church in Madi and West Nile diocese has received an assortment of inputs from Operation Wealth creation (OWC) to fight poverty among the Christians.
ARUA. Livestock farmers in Uriama sub-county, Arua district have been advised to closely monitor their animals and guard them against feeding on raw cassava, its peelings and leaves...................
When Mr Kefa Ondoma stubbornly abandoned school at P.6 in 1997, he had no idea where he would end up.
ZOMBO. Atyak sub county local government has scratched from its scarce resourced to organize a learning trip for its farmers to enable them acquire basic knowledge specifically in tea growing.
KOBOKO. The Malaysian Bionas international company and Bionas East Africa has officially launched the construction of Jatropha Agro politan business project in Koboko district.
ZOMBO. The community empowerment for rural development (CEFORD) has launched a four-year youth educational initiative in business oriented farming dubbed 'Aradu Pi fur' project in Zombo district.
NEBBI. Uganda is one of the countries in Africa with the highest comparative advantage for organic farming with over 200,000 certified farmers.
ARUA. 24 year old Innocent Arindua, a third year student of clinical medicine beams with a smile as he narrates his intention to reap a fortune out of bee keeping despite it not being his major profession.
ZOMBO. Until early the 2000s, Paidha town council in Zombo district was a lively town. Its life force was the Okoro Growers coffee processing plant located at Ayuda, about 1km west of the town.
ZOMBO. Zombo and Nebbi coffee nursery operators’ association has given the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) a 10-day ultimatum to clear their accumulated arrears since 2019.
ZOMBO.Over 50 Coffee nursery operators from Zombo and Nebbi districts have petitioned President Museveni over nonpayment of coffee seedlings they supplied in the financial year 2018/2019.
ARUA. Arua district coronavirus task force has resolved to use donations received from members of Parliament, organizations and individuals to buy agricultural inputs for the rural population.
ARUA. A new parasitic witch weed that presents features similar to the invasive Japanese dodder also known as the cuscuta japonica is causing nuisance in farms in Arua and Maracha districts.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district leaders have expressed worry over the continued delay to kick-start the multibillion irrigation scheme in Wadelai Sub County.
NEBBI. The Nebbi district chairman Mr Emanuel Orombi has told the district production department to go slow on promoting the growth of cashew nuts in the district.
A constant squawk of ducks startles to fill the home as stocky 52-year-old Zachariah Bashir wearing an Islamic cap stares in amazement.
For 21 years, Ismail Tibo depended on sale of Teak seedlings to fend for his family.
KOBOKO. Affter giving headaches to farmers across Uganda in 2017, the armyworm infestation has already been detected in Koboko District in West Nile region of Uganda, ravaging maize plantations.
WEST NILE. Different farmer groups across West Nile region have received government of Uganda tractors under national agricultural advisory services (NAADS) with an ultimate goal of improving mechanization.
YUMBE. When the Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP) was rolled out to Yumbe district in 2017, many farmers didn't show interest to enrol themselves into the program.
ZOMBO. Farmers in Nyapea sub-county, Zombo district are counting losses after a heavy rain characterized by hailstones devastated their fields destroying hundreds of acres of crops and....
ZOMBO. Coffee farmers in Zombo and parts of Nebbi district have all the reason to smile after prominent coffee buying and processing companies, Kawacom Limited...
PAKWACH. The Pakwach district production officer has advised farmers to maximally utilise the current rains to plant crops that can yield faster in order to increase food production.
MOYO. Local leaders of Moyo district have warned farmers against sale of heifers received under the operation wealth creation (OWC) program.
ZOMBO. Zombo district is registering significant decline in new infections of foot and mouth disease which ravaged the district late last month, officials have revealed.
YUMBE. The refugees in Bidibidi settlement have urged the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) to consider allocating for them land for agriculture.
ARUA. Mr Santos Andiku, a resident of Pajulu-Olevu village in Ajia sub-county, Arua district is one of the many locals residing in the neighbourhood of Meridian Tobacco Company.
FEATURE. It had to take the intervention of the district forest officer Mr Khemis Ambaga and some of his colleague district officials to convince the community that the project was entirely set up to benefit them.
Many farmers in Koboko district viewed commercial coffee production with indignation but not Ramadan Dafala.
PAKWACH. Simsim farmers in Pakwach district have expressed worry over the increasing cases of theft of the crop in the area.
KOBOKO. The construction of a Jatropha agro-politan business cluster set to be the maiden project of the Uganda green economy development initiative will start in Koboko district next month.
KOBOKO. When Mr John Ededria, 41, a self-taught bicycle mechanic turned to fish farming in 2016, he thought he would make an easy breakthrough.
KOBOKO. The members of the Koboko district council, civil servants, sub-county officials and their relatives were the majority beneficiaries of last year’s cattle restocking programme............
PAKWACH. Leaders in Panyango sub-county, Pakwach district are worried about the alarming rate of laziness and idleness among the youth, an act they say is threatening food security in the....
MADI-OKOLLO. Madi-Okollo district has intensified moves to regulate illegal charcoal production and sale.
PAKWACH. The ministry of Agriculture, animal industries and fisheries has lifted a ban on the slaughter and movement of cattle in the district.
MOYO. Members of Mt Otze Savings and Credit Cooperative Organization (SACCO) want the high interest rate on agricultural loan set by the board of directors of the organization reduced.
ARUA. President Yoweri Museveni has urged the people of the West Nile region to embrace commercial farming in a bid to fight poverty and the rampant unemployment.
YUMBE. Mango farmers in West Nile region have been urged to consider safeguarding their mango trees ahead of the full operationalization of Yumbe mango factory.
NEBBI. Livestock farmers in Nebbi district have been urged to adopt modern skills and practices of animal rearing for better and fruitful results.
ZOMBO: Situated about 2km from Zombo district headquarters as you head towards Arua district along the Nebbi-Paidha-Arua road is entailing intricate historical and cultural importance to the Alur.
Mr Alfred Obedmoth has been Arua district’s leading fish farmer since 2008. His farm is an elaborate set up of ten large fish ponds and nine nursery ponds and holding tanks.
ARUA. Odromachaku is a border market located in Ayivuni Sub County where many border residents earn their living through cross border business.
ZOMBO. In its quest to foster coffee quality to meet international standards and widen the market base, Okoro coffee growers' cooperative union has installed at least two wet mills....
PAKWACH. Farmers in Wadelai sub-county, Pakwach district have expressed happiness following government’s decision to reconstruct Oraa bridge.
ADJUMANI. Self Help Africa (SHA), a nongovernmental organization in partnership with Harvest Plus is implementing the sustainable livelihoods and inclusive markets program in Adjumani.....
PAKWACH: A total of 110 farmer groups in the rural sub-counties of Pakwach district are set to benefit from the Northern Uganda Resilient Initiative (NURI) program.
Paidha town in Zombo district is one of the fastest growing towns in West Nile region.
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