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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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Fresh Dairy registers 60% growth export earnings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Milk processing firm, Fresh Dairy, grew its export earnings by 60% to US$16million (Shs92.5bn) last year on the back of improved quality of products. Fresh Dairy’s Director of Milk Procurement ,John Gethi, said the company is working with over 80 farmers’ groups countrywide and …

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VIDEO: Uganda to lift ban on maid exports to Saudi Arabia

VIDEO: Government plans to lift the ban recently slapped on the exportation of domestic workers to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The ban followed consistent complaints of gross human rights violations from Ugandans who sought employment in the major oil producing Kingdom. The plans were revealed by the Minister of …

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Standard Gauge Railway taking shape

Funding deal with Exim Bank to be signed in October, DR Congo also joins Standard Gauge Railway Roofings Ltd, a steel manufacturer based at Lubowa near Kampala, imports almost all its raw materials from abroad through Mombasa Port. To transport a tonne of raw materials by road for one kilometer, …

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