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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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U.S. Ambassador to promote Ugandan coffee in America

Seattle, US | THE INDEPENEDENT | More than twenty Ugandan Coffee Roasters will join coffee professionals from around the world for the Specialty Coffee Association’s annual Specialty Coffee Expo this week. The five-day expo opening this Thursday in Seattle, Washington, will be used to tap into the unexploited American coffee …

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Coffee experts expose opportunities for youth and women

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Players in the coffee value chain have urged the youth and women to take advantage of the growing demand for coffee in Uganda and beyond to grow their income. Speaking to The Independent on the sidelines of a Coffee dialogue at Pearl of Africa Hotel …

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Uganda showcasing coffee, tea in Moscow expo

Moscow, Russia | THE INDEPENDENT | The Embassy of Uganda in Moscow in collaboration with the Uganda Coffee Development Authority are showcasing coffee at the Coffee and Tea Expo taking place March 15 to 17 in Moscow. Uganda Coffee Development Authority ( UCDA) is one of the major exhibitors at …

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