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Uganda and South Sudan agree on grain standards

Nimule, South Sudan | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda and South Sudan are set to harmonise sampling, test methods and certification processes to enhance bi-lateral trade, especially for goods originating from within the two countries. This is part of the outcomes of a meeting between the Uganda National Bureau of Standards …

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Uganda registers decline in staple food production – UBOS report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was a decline in staple food production across the country in the 2018/2019 agriculture year, according to a survey by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics. The head of the Department of Production and Environment Statistics, Patrick Okello disclosed this while releasing the 2019 annual …

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Farmers in Bududa reject seeds delivered under OWC program

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Farmers in Bukibokolo sub county in Bududa district have rejected beans and maize seeds delivered under the Operation Wealth Creation. Bududa district received over 15,000 kilograms of maize and beans seeds. As a result, the district sent over 150 kilograms for distribution to farmers in …

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Farmers in Omoro frustrated by price fluctuation of beans, maize

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Farmers in Omoro and neighbouring Oyam district are counting losses following price fluctuations of beans and maize grains. It follows the bumper harvest of the crops and the rush by farmers to make quick cash ahead of the festive season. Barbara Piloya, a farmer in …

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Households’ production of millet, beans falling – UBOS

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Farming households in Uganda are increasingly staying away from growing millet and beans, with the yields of both crops dropping since 2008, Uganda Bureau of Statistics has shown. Instead, the households are turning to cassava, maize, and bananas. These revelations are contained in the annual agricultural …

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Uganda’s coffee, maize, beans exports fall

🇺🇬 Export earnings ⬆               2017/18 – 2018/19 Gold 🥇 US$343m – US$1,068m Fish 🐠   US$146m – US$185m Tobacco US$54m  – US$85m Cocoa B  US$58m – US$73m 🇺🇬 Export earnings ⬇                2017/18       2018/19 Coffee☕ US$492m  …

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