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Rwanda targets Chinese coffee consumers

  Kigali, Rwanda | XINHUA |  Rwanda’s investment authority said Friday that it expects to raise more awareness of Rwandan coffee among Chinese consumers as coffee export to China is on the rise. The rise is being achieved through online sales with popular celebrities as livestreaming hosts on Chinese social …

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Uganda Coffee Bill 2018 finally passed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has passed the National Coffee Bill, 2018 that provides for registration of coffee farmers by the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA). The registration of farmers will entail capturing details of the size of land, number of coffee trees, particulars of a farmer, coffee …

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Coffee exports down by 100,000 bags in April

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda’s coffee exports were cut down by 117,588 bags in the month of April compared to what was exported in March 2020, a testament of how the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted distribution chains. According to figures by the Uganda Coffee Development Authority, Uganda exported 359,973 …

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Coffee exports not affected by Covid-19 lockdown – UCDA

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda coffee exports are yet to be affected by the coronavirus pandemic after March figures showed growth compared to a year ago. Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) said in a March 2020 report that Uganda coffee exports were 477,561 worth USD45.87M (Shs 171bn). This is higher …

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Rukungiri coffee nursery bed operators protest non payment

Rukungiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 30 Coffee nursery bed operators in Rukungiri district are protesting non-payment of their money. Operators argue that under Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) guidelines, they were contracted by the government through Operation Wealth Creation and Uganda Coffee Development Authority …

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