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Kenya moves to stop powdered milk imports

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s milk export figures are likely to suffer a new dent after Kenya suspended imports of powdered milk. In a notice dated March 6 to all milk importers in Kenya, the Kenya Dairy Board, KDB, said it was moving to protect local farmers from …

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No more regular meals in some Ugandan schools due to high food prices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Learners in many government schools across the country are going without meals over the skyrocketing food prices. The prevailing high cost of food has compelled school administrators to adjust their menus and regular feeding schedules such that they can operate within the available limited …

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Meat, milk demand outstrips supply in Albertine region

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A preliminary study by Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) has revealed that as oil and gas developments kick off in the Albertine region, the demand for meat and milk has outstripped the supply. Tonny Odokonyero, a research fellow at the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) …

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Five cooperatives receive UGX 2.5Bn dairy processing equipment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five diary cooperative societies in different districts have received mini milk processing equipment to support value addition, thanks to the National Agriculture Advisory Services (NAADS). The beneficiaries are Balaholi Farmers Society in Kamuli, Neema Mixed Farm in Kamwengye, Dwanilo Diary and Livestock Farmers Society in …

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