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Global food prices surge 14.3 pct in 2022: FAO

Rome, Italy | Xinhua | Pushed by higher energy and fertilizer prices stemming from the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine, global food prices were 14.3 percent higher in 2022 than a year earlier, the Rome-based United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Friday. In 2022, the FAO’s sub-indexes show …

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Cane farmers make case for amended Sugar Act

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sugarcane out growers have demanded for expeditious amendment of the Sugar Act, 2020 to include a revised formula on determination of cane price. A section of farmers from Mukono and Kayunga districts say that exclusion of other cane products such as molasses, carbon dioxide, bagas and …

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Cereal prices soar in Gulu city amidst scarcity

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prices of cereal crops have risen to a record high in Gulu city and other neighboring districts of Acholi. The price increment comes against the backdrop of a prolonged drought that affected the production of crops in the first farming season. Prices of cereal crops …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Col Besigye’s protests

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Col. Besigye’s protests: Will they ever achieve change? THE LAST WORD Uganda’s Prisoners’ Dilemma: Why public investments and appointments are economically inefficient in multi ethnic societies ANALYSIS America snubs Museveni again: Crackdown on …

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