Uganda:MPs to Govt – Farmers Need Money, Not GMOs

[Observer] Legislators opposed to the National Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill, 2012 say government should increase the budget for agriculture instead of introducing Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) to counter food insecurity and other climate change challenges.

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Uganda:Power Firms Plan to Invest Billions Next Financial Year

[Observer] Umeme, Eskom, UEDCL, UETCL and UEGCL have submitted investment plans for 2018 to the Electricity Regulatory Authority, all of them signalling an increase in capital expenditure. The investment is expected to be recouped from power tariffs to be charged, suggesting that the cost of power will remain high next year, writes JEFF MBANGA.

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