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Absa: Economy is struggling but outlook is positive

Oil, agriculture and BoU to determine the recovery path, executives say Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Economic recovery in the coming years will largely depend on oil and gas, agriculture and Bank of Uganda’s monetary policy decisions, according to Absa Bank Uganda executives. Speaking via a recent virtual conference …

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Youth call for investment in agriculture

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Youths have asked the government to increase funding in the agricultural sector. Laban Musinguzi, the Executive Director of Agro Fresh Uganda, an organization that unites youths participating in agriculture and agribusiness says that government needs to invest in training youths on better farming practices and also …

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Prof Kabasa to investigate quality of animal and crop drugs

Uganda Veterinary Association applauds minister for timely intervention Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) Frank Tumwebaze has today named a committee of Ugandan experts to examine the frequent outcry of farmers and other farming stake-holders regarding the quality and efficacy of animal …

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Highlights of the 2016-2021 NRM Manifesto achievements

  NRM MANIFESTO WEEK |  Agriculture sector – Agriculture is one of the major drivers of Uganda’s economic growth with over 64% of the population employed in the sector and with Agriculture-based products accounting for about 43% of exports in FY 2019/20. The Agriculture sector registered improved growth rates from 2.8% …

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