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Rushenyi dairy farmers protest non-payment of UGX 670M

Ntungamo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 500 farmers from Rushenyi County, Ntungamo district are protesting the non-payment of more than 670 million shillings by Birunga dairy. The farmers supplied milk to the dairy between January and September 2019. The farmers are accusing Innocent Bisangwa the proprietor of Birunga dairy …

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Milk consumption in Uganda still low

Kampala, Uganda | Khisa Isaac | Milk consumption in Uganda still remains low as compared with the world recommended level, according to the Dairy Development Authority data. The industry regulator’s data shows that although milk production in the country has increased from 2.08 billion litres in 2015 to about 2.5 billion in …

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Fresh Dairy heightens ‘3 dairies a day’ campaign

Kampala, Uganda | Khisa Isaac |  Milk processor, Fresh Dairy, has heightened its ‘3 Dairies A day’ campaign aimed at instilling a family culture of having 3 Fresh Dairy products a day as part of its effort to ensure that families maintain a healthy balanced diet. Fresh Dairy Marketing Manager, …

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Minister ponders tougher penalties for milk adulteration

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  State Minister for Animal Husbandry Bright Rwamirama is mooting for tougher policies on dairy production in order to secure markets for Uganda’s milk in the region.  Rwamirama says that Uganda needs to review the Dairy Industry Act and introduce heavy punishments for persons contaminating milk …

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Kadaga interests Jewish Americans investors in Uganda

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has met and asked the visiting Presidents of Major Jewish American Organisations to support Uganda’s agricultural sector. Kadaga urged the investors to invest in the sector considering that Uganda’s economy largely depends on agriculture. The meeting was held …

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Fresh Dairy registers 60% growth export earnings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Milk processing firm, Fresh Dairy, grew its export earnings by 60% to US$16million (Shs92.5bn) last year on the back of improved quality of products. Fresh Dairy’s Director of Milk Procurement ,John Gethi, said the company is working with over 80 farmers’ groups countrywide and …

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