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Oil exports key for Uganda to handle growing debt – BoU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s capacity to manage its growing public debt will depend on the country’s ability to export oil by 2023, a Bank of Uganda June 2019 State of the Economy report has shown. In the report, the Central Bank indicates that Uganda’s public debt stock will …

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Demand for Avocado soars as overseas market opens

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Having trouble to decide which fruit to plant to generate income? Avocado could be a good bet. It can go on a toast, with pizza, morning katogo and make good juice. The growing demand for fruits both domestically and internationally has forced several farmers to …

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MPs want UWEP groups to venture into export

Kampala, Uganda | FRANK MUGABI | Women Members of Parliament have called for the elevation of Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme (UWEP) groups to increase production with an eye on the export market. The MPs noted that many of the women groups they have visited are engaged in sectors whose products are …

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Uganda’s horticulture exports risk ban

Stakeholders blame absence of regulation to facilitate export of high quality horticulture products Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | Uganda’s horticulture sector remains one of the top earners for the East African nation but the recent European Union (EU) warning over quality related issues could hurt the sector if it is …

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Organic farming offers green jobs

But focus on export poses unexpected challenges Kampala, Uganda | ANDREW S. KAGGWA | Uganda’s organic farming scene could change dramatically if a new model introduced by the government catches on. To see the model first hand, one must travel 56 kilometres west from the capital, Kampala, to Kampiringisa in Mpigi …

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VIDEO: Export Strategy to Cost Uganda 2.7 Trillion Shillings

VIDEO: Export Strategy to Cost Uganda 2.7 Trillion Shillings Kampala, Uganda | NBS TV | Government has in an effort to improve the country’s trade balance turned focus on products where Uganda has a comparative advantage. Trade Minister Amelia Kyambade says the newly approved export promotion strategy will help government promote …

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