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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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New handling system designed to abolish milk adulteration

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has designed a new system of ensuring improved standards of milk, especially for raw or unprocessed milk on the market. This will replace the open system currently where the milk is vended from jerry-cans or aluminium cans, which increases the vulnerability of the …

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Town council authorities demand probe into Kashari dairy farmers cooperative operations

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanyamahembe town council authorities have petitioned Mbarara Chief Administrative Officer demanding investigations into the operations of Kashari dairy farmers cooperative. The town council officials accuse the manager, David Muleesa of operating the cooperation in isolation like it is his private property. Kashari dairy farmers cooperative …

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Uganda to supply milk to Zambia

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has secured a new market for its milk in Zambia following a long unresolved impasse with Kenya which was the largest market for Uganda’s exports. Since December 2019 when Kenya authorities ceased at least 3000 bags of powdered milk and packets of Lato …

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