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Modern beekeeping increase honey production in Amudat

Amudat, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bee farmers in Amudat district are experiencing a significant increase in honey production, thanks to ongoing training in modern beekeeping techniques. Farmers credit their success to the skills they’ve acquired through various training programs, particularly those focusing on modern beekeeping practices such as using modified …

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Rhino camp refugee settlement to venture into rice production

Madi Okollo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Office of the Prime Minister and the Japan International Cooperation (JICA), have partnered to establish mass rice production in Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement, Madi Okollo district. The move comes as the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) moves to prioritize food assistance for …

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Zimbabwe launches special fund to boost gold production

Harare, Zimbabwe | Xinhua | Zimbabwean Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube on Wednesday launched a 10-million-U.S.-dollar revolving facility to support value addition and beneficiation by artisanal and small-scale gold miners (ASGM) who account for the bulk of gold produced in the country. Ncube said at a press conference that 5 million dollars will …

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Small scale processors in Bunyagabu struggle to stay in business

Bunyagabu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Small scale agro-processors in Bunyangabu District are struggling to operate. They cite lack of advanced machinery, lack of storage facilities, poor road network, high cost of production and insufficient capital, as the major challenges. Deo Musiga, the proprietor of Buka Foods Cottage Limited in Kibiito …

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Ghana farmers sweet on cocoa minimum price drive

Accra, Ghana | AFP |  Kwame Boadu was forced to abandon his cocoa plantation to work in Ghana’s capital Accra, but when the government announced plans for a price floor he began dreaming of a return to his fields. A higher guaranteed price for the crop means a cocoa farmer “can afford …

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