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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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Uganda secures Sh16bn to boost coffee, cocoa exports to EU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has received a grant of sh16 billion to boost exports of coffee and cocoa to the European Union and other global markets. Finance minister Matia Kasaija and the EU head of delegation Attilio Pacifici signed the financing grant agreement this morning in Kampala. The …

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Coffee and tourism key to our growth agenda – Rugunda

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda is optimistic that the synergy between the tourism and coffee sub-sectors will be instrumental to getting Uganda’s economy to middle income status. Rugunda was speaking as Chief Guest at the first annual Coffee and Tourism Symposium and Exposition at Golden Tulip …

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Uganda to host first coffee, tourism symposium

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | In a bid to showcase opportunities, come December 6, Uganda will host the first Coffee and Tourism Symposium and Exposition at Golden Tulip Hotel in Kampala. It is being organised by Coffee Tourism Uganda, in collaboration with the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) under the Ministry of …

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Good times ahead for coffee farmers

Government remains optimistic about achieving target of 20 million bags Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA & JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda’s coffee industry players once again joined the rest of the world on Oct. 04 to mark the International Coffee Day. The annual celebration, which was organised by the Uganda Coffee Development …

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