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Coffee consumption is on the rise in Uganda farm news

Coffee consumption is on the rise in Uganda

There’s a new trend brewing in Uganda amongst the younger generation that can be found in an aroma-filled cup of cappuccino or espresso. Indeed, despite being the second-largest coffee-producer on the African continent, Ugandans

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How to earn more from coffee farm news

How to earn more from coffee

Farmers are advised to harvest only the ripe cherries Coffee farming and its value chain is considered to be an activity mainly undertaken by male famers. Female farmers have been urged to engage in

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Kamya summoned over UTL land Livelihood

Kamya summoned over UTL land

Kadaga ordered Kamya to appear before the House within two weeks and explain how the land ended up in private hands. PARLIAMENT|UTL|LAND GRABBING|FRAUD KAMPALA – Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has summoned lands minister Beti

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Kayunga to get pineapple juice processing factory farm news

Kayunga to get pineapple juice processing factory

By FRED MUZAALE The government through the National Agricultural Advisory Services (Naads) is constructing a multi-billion pineapple juice processing factory in Kayunga District amid challenges of low production and wrong location. The Busaale Pineapple

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Sugarcane prices in Busoga drop further farm news

Sugarcane prices in Busoga drop further

Sugarcane farmers in Busoga are struggling to cope with the declining prices of cane. PHOTO/ FILE PHOTO  Sugarcane farmers in Busoga Sub-region are crying foul following the continued drop in prices for cane, with

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Uganda is Getting 3 Million New Trees Technology

Uganda is Getting 3 Million New Trees

©The Jane Goodall Institute  Human settlement, agriculture, and logging have not been kind to the world’s trees, and in turn, have been nothing short of disastrous for the animals that call those trees home.

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Cattle raids return to Karamoja farm news

Cattle raids return to Karamoja

Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | It is early afternoon in Lokitela-ekuam village in Rupa sub-county in Moroto District on July 01 and about 200 villagers are seated under a big umbrella tree, discussing increasing

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Farmers stuck with sugarcane farm news

Farmers stuck with sugarcane

Sugarcane farmers in Busoga are stuck with about 7.5 million tonnes of sugarcane after millers allegedly failed to consume them. Speaking to Daily Monitor on Wednesday, the Busoga Sugarcane Out-growers Association (BSGA) spokesperson, Mr

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FAO partners with the Adaptation Fund farm news

FAO partners with the Adaptation Fund

ROME — The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has been accredited as an implementing partner of the Adaptation Fund and will work with the international fund on projects to help

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Nursery bed farmers stuck with seedlings farm news

Nursery bed farmers stuck with seedlings

Nursery bed operators who have been supplying coffee seedlings to government in Masaka, Lwengo, Kyotera and Rakai districts are stuck with them after the distribution was halted in March following the Covid-19 pandemic. The

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Food shortage looms as lockdown hits farmers farm news

Food shortage looms as lockdown hits farmers

A farmer uprooting weeds from his maize field in Kasese district. The COVID-19 lockdown has prevented farmers from accessing farm inputs. (File photo) AGRICULTURE Food production is often a combination of different factors, ranging

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Why you must consider crossbreeding farm news

Why you must consider crossbreeding

Exotic baron breed bred by scientists at Aswa Ranch for the last seven years weighing 900kg. Photo by Lominda Afedraru By Lominda Afedraru Dairy and beef cattle production is certainly a daunting undertaking, especially

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Do not plant yet, farmers warned farm news

Do not plant yet, farmers warned

Experts have warned farmers not to rush into planting anything, explaining that the current rains are just seasonal and occasionally occur during dry spells. “These rains will not last for long. Farmers should hold

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Gov’t commissions sh430m irrigation scheme farm news

Gov’t commissions sh430m irrigation scheme

Eng. John Twinomujuni explaining to the Kyegegwa district how the irrigation scheme works.Photo by Adolf Ayoreka KYEGEGWA – The Government, through the water and environment ministry under the department of water for production, has handed

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UNBS opens Shs22bn food lab farm news

UNBS opens Shs22bn food lab

Kampala, Uganda |  The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has opened the UNBS national food safety laboratory building whose construction started in 2010 when the body acquired land to build its headquarters in

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