Madi-Okollo

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Madi Okollo is a county in Arua District of Uganda, comprising Rigbo and Okollo sub-counties. Okollo Trading Center in Okollo is the county Headquarters.

The main economic activities in Madi Okollo county are fishing in the Nile and peasant farming of sesame and cotton. Animal husbandry is also practised, with goats and cattle being the main animals kept. Goats do so well that Madi Okollos are sometimes termed Madi Goats in the region. However, because of drought and degradation of soil, the number of goats in the county (especially Okollo sub-county) has dropped.

To save the scary situation, irrigation from the Ora River and the Nile is believed to be the only alternative.