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Farmers cautioned against engaging unregistered middlemen

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum district leaders are considering the registration of all middlemen involved in the bulk purchase of agricultural produce in rural and urban centres in the district. The planned registration, according to the leaders, seeks to protect farmers from exploitation by middlemen who buy their products …

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Farmers shy away from designated produce collection centres

Kayunga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Farmers in Kayunga district are scared of delivering agricultural produce to the designated collection centres after reports that three COVID-19 positive truck drivers were picked from the area. Kayunga district taskforce designated four produce collection centres in different sub-counties to ease trade because of …

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Farmers wary as prices of agricultural produce drop

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The drastic fall in prices of agricultural produce has left farmers and traders in agony. The drop in prices came after a lockdown announced by the government as one of the measures to control the spread of coronavirus. Some of the measures affect the …

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