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Africa’s coffee producers urged to increase domestic consumption

Kigali, Rwanda | Xinhua | African coffee-producing countries should increase local consumption of their coffees which could cushion economies against external market shocks, officials said Thursday during a conference. “As we strive to meet global demand, we also remain aware of the fact that designing local solutions to promote domestic consumption …

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Farmers resume selling coffee to Bugisu Cooperative Union

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bugisu Cooperative Union-BCU has stocked 2000 tons (2 million Kilograms) of Arabica Coffee, which is double the total kilograms of coffee the union bought between 2018 and 2021. Rodgers Wandulo, an official in the BCU marketing department attributed the huge boost to the good leadership …

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We are not against coffee value addition: Buganda MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Parliamentary Caucus is not opposed to value addition of coffee, but rather wants fair competition that will allow Ugandans to take up the task, the caucus chairperson, Muwanga Kivumbi has revealed. He was making a rejoinder to President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s statement …

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MUSEVENI: I am the culprit, come fight me!

Kololo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said that he is the force behind the agreement between the government and the Uganda Vinci Coffee Company Limited warning that he is ready to fight anybody who tries to stop it. Speaking at Kololo Ceremonial grounds on Sunday as the …

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