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Farmers reaps big as cocoa earns Uganda $74million in 2015

Reaping big from cocoa INTERVIEW: Stephen Sembuya is the CEO of Pink Food Industries, a cocoa-producing enterprise. He spoke to Ian Katusiime about cocoa and the other pertinent issues in the industry. What influences your management style? I come from an industrious background. My dad was the founder of Sembule …

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Bayer buys controversial Monsanto for $66 bn 

Frankfurt, Germany | AFP | German chemicals giant Bayer said Wednesday it had agreed to buy the controversial US seeds and pesticides firm Monsanto for $66 billion, in a deal that triggered immediate criticism from environmentalists. After a months-long pursuit, Bayer said its US peer had accepted an improved offer …

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Budget: Farmers Bitter

NBS: Farmers have criticized the budget read this afternoon by Finance Minister designate Matia Kashija. Whereas allocation to the sector has more than doubled, a group of farmers watching the parliamentary proceedings live on television at Hotel Africana in Kampala are bitter.   Share on: WhatsApp

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Finance asked to streamline Dairy sector taxes

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has asked the Ministry of Finance to take new measures to help Uganda’s dairy industry compete favorably on the world stage. He was responding to pleas for government support to the industry when Kiruhura district dairy farmers visited his country home in Rwakitura on Saturday. He …

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