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Egyptian firms target Uganda’s coffee industry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Minister of State for Youth and Children Affairs, Hon. Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi, has met with a team of Egyptian investors who have expressed interest to establish value addition plants for coffee in Uganda. In a meeting held at Radisson Blu hotel in the Egyptian …

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Katikiro warns on proposed coffee law

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Charles Peter Mayiga, the Katikiro of Buganda Kingdom is pessimistic that once passed into law in its current form, the National Coffee Bill 2018 will dampen farmer’s commitment towards reviving coffee production.    Last year, Uganda Coffee Development Authority-UCDA unveiled the National Coffee Bill 2018 …

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Coffee to be supplied through cooperatives- Minister Kyambade

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government is working out modalities to ensure that all the coffee produced in the country is sold through cooperatives. According to the Trade and Industries Minister Amelia Kyambade, the move is aimed at ensuring coffee farmers get fair prices for their produce. Although coffee …

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Uganda, Vietnam sign MOU to boost coffee production

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Socialist Republic of Vietnam aimed at increasing production of coffee for export, animal health and crop protection. Government through the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries has been seeking partnership with Vietnam which is known …

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Online cargo clearance dividends

Coffee companies reap from URA’s Electronic Single Window System Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Coffee exporters are now realising the benefits of the Electronic Single Window system that was unveiled across the region four years ago. The Electronic Single Window is a computer aided system that enables companies to …

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Kadaga interests Jewish Americans investors in Uganda

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has met and asked the visiting Presidents of Major Jewish American Organisations to support Uganda’s agricultural sector. Kadaga urged the investors to invest in the sector considering that Uganda’s economy largely depends on agriculture. The meeting was held …

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EU boosts Uganda’s coffee sector

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s coffee sector has 3.7million Euros boost to help increase market access to the largest and most lucrative markets in the world. The EU accounts for 30% of the annual global coffee consumption. Finance Minister, Matia Kasaija said, “This intervention will in return help improve …

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