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Coffee farmers run to Parliament over seedlings fiasco

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Coffee farmers want Parliament to direct the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development to allow coffee nursery farmers to supply seedlings to farmers and payments be made later. This was contained in a petition presented to Parliament by Sheema district woman Member of Parliament Rosemary …

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Vietnamese envoy meets Deputy Speaker over coffee processing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Deputy Speaker Thomas Tayebwa has called for cooperation with Vietnam to develop the country’s coffee value chain for the benefit of farmers. In a meeting with Vietnam’s Ambassador-Designate to Uganda, H.E. Nguyen Nam Tien, on Monday, 22 August 2022, the Deputy Speaker said mutual cooperation in …

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UCDA adopts new ideas to promote coffee sector

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU), aimed at developing and promoting coffee production, marketing and consumption. This is another idea that the UCDA hopes will increase not only production but also earnings through …

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Kabaka speaks out on coffee

Mengo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kabaka of Buganda has requested government through various avenues to help improve coffee production in the country. The Kabaka urged government to find means of shielding coffee farmers from extreme price fluctuations and to access capital to finance their efforts. He said he …

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Mwanyi Terimba Limited embarks on buying farmers’ coffee

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kingdom of Buganda has started purchasing coffee from farmers in order to provide a ready market at a good price. Buganda’s State Minister for Local Government Joseph Kawuuki, has written to all the county chiefs informing them of the development and urging them to …

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Security intercepts suspected narcotics packaged as coffee samples

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security has intercepted suspected narcotics disguised as coffee for export at Entebbe International Airport, according to Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA. The UCAA spokesperson Vianney Luggya, said that the suspicious cargo was disguised as coffee samples in branded packets of African Premium Coffee for export. It was …

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