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Soybean farmers decry poor prices

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Soybean farmers in Pader district are crying foul following a drastic drop in the price. A kilogram of soybean now costs Shillings 700 down from Shillings 3000. Sabina Alimo, a peasant farmer in Golo parish in Latanya sub county says it is a real …

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Farmers in Bunyangabu stuck with bananas as prices drop

Bunyangabu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Farmers in Bunyangabu district are stuck with bananas following a reduction in the prices. The price reduction is attributed to increased production and the covid-19 lockdown which affected the movement of traders to purchase bananas from the farmers. A bunch of bananas which was …

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Matooke prices crash, Ankole farmers frustrated

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A drastic decline in prices of Matooke has frustrated farmers from parts of Ankole, one of the biggest producers of Matooke both a cash and food crop. Matooke production has over the years transformed livelihoods across the region, with more people depending on the food …

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Vanilla prices to drop from July

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vanilla farmers in Uganda will earn less money from their harvest season starting July because of an expected drop in prices due to an increase in global production. Chariton Namuwoza, the Executive Director Vanilla Exporters of Uganda-Vanex, said on Thursday that they cannot tell …

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Consumers and prices

They rely on price to determine quality of products A study shows that marketers of relatively high-priced products should consider keeping prices high, as many consumers associate high price with high quality. A study by an assistant professor at The University of Texas at Arlington published in the `Journal of …

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Farmers wary as prices of agricultural produce drop

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The drastic fall in prices of agricultural produce has left farmers and traders in agony. The drop in prices came after a lockdown announced by the government as one of the measures to control the spread of coronavirus. Some of the measures affect the …

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Sim sim prices fall as middlemen exploit farmers in Lamwo

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Several farmers in Kitgum and Lamwo districts are counting loses from sales of sim sim following a sharp drop in prices this season. Local leaders in the two districts which are known to produce bulk sim sim in the region attribute the low …

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South African regulator orders data costs be reduced

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  South Africa’s competition regulatory authority on Monday revealed that mobile operators have been overcharging for internet connectivity, ordering top operators to drop prices within two months or face prosecution. The high cost of data has in the past stirred public outrage prompting protests under …

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Fuel consumers want gov’t to regulate prices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fuel consumers in Kigezi sub-region are asking the government to consider setting up standard prices for fuel. Currently, fuel prices are set by the various dealers as determined by the forces of demand and supply. But the consumers in Kabale district argue that the …

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