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SURVEY: Farmers in Bugisu are not aware of fake agro inputs

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Research by the Anti-Counterfeit Network Africa has revealed that 72 percent of the farmers within the Bugisu sub-region cannot differentiate between genuine and counterfeit agro-inputs. The study conducted in March and April 2022 was driven by common narratives about farmers’ experiences with fertilizers, seeds, and …

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Rwenzori coffee farmers to benefit from free fertilizers

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Coffee farmers with stumped coffee trees in Rwenzori region will benefit from free organic fertilizers. Uganda Coffee Development Authority-UCDA launched a campaign to stump out old coffee trees and rehabilitate abandoned coffee gardens across the country to help increase productivity. According to, stumping is …

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Masaka receives 33,000 bags of fertilizers to boost coffee production

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries has delivered a batch of 33,000 bags of fertilizers of 50 kilograms each to the districts of Greater Masaka to boost coffee production. The benefiting coffee farmers are in the districts of; Masaka, Lwengo, Lyantonde, Bukomansimbi, Sembabule, Kyotera …

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Farmers want UCDA to stop distribution of coffee seedlings

Luweero, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Farmers and local leaders in Luweero district have asked Uganda Coffee Development Authority to distributing coffee seedlings and prioritise other farm inputs so as to boost production. This follows a value for money audit report on production and productivity of the coffee sub sector for …

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