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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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MUSEVENI: No subsidies, no tax cuts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has said Uganda cannot take the risk of cutting subsidies and removing taxes from imported products. “That would be definite suicide. It will deplete both family savings and National Reserves, leading to the inability to pay for imports,” he said in …

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