Herdsmen Upbeat as Rains Start in Hoima District

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Cows looking for pasture in Buseruka.

Cows looking for pasture in Buseruka.

In short
While droughts are uncommon in Hoima, the length and severity of the dry conditions since September last year have strained cattle farmers. They endured dry conditions for more than five months, hand feeding their animals and forced to sell down stock as they run out of pasture and water during the prolonged dry spell.

 

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