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Museveni advises Teso to abandon cotton, grow fruits

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has advised farmers in Teso Sub-region that growing citrus fruits is the best way to improve their household income and transform their livelihood. The President said that the production of citrus fruits in Teso sub-region alongside fish farming and poultry keeping can …

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Teso Fruit Factory set for launch finally in August

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dry tests at the Teso Fruit Factory in Soroti indicate it will finally be ready for launch before the end of this year. Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde, members of the Board of Uganda Development Corporation, Leaders of Teso Region, farmers and other stakeholders toured …

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`Incredible’ GMO banana with edible skin

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fruit farmers in Okayama, Japan, have managed to make peeling a banana optional by developing a special variety with edible skin. The peel of their “Mongee Banana” is not particularly tasty, but it is considerably thinner and far less bitter than that of regular …

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