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Swedish embassy gives Uganda Sh31Bn for reliable energy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Embassy of Sweden has donated Sh 31 billion ($8.8 million) towards the development and adoption of reliable energy products. The funds are provided under the Inclusive Markets for Energy Efficiency in Uganda (IMEU) program that focuses on energy efficiency sector development for improved …

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Abesigana Dairy farmers diversify, open new yoghurt factory

    SNV supported cooperative diversifies into yoghurt processing Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Netherlands Embassy’s drive to improve Uganda’s dairy sector registered another major success when Abesigana Dairy Farmers Cooperative Society in Mbarara started processing pro-biotic yoghurt on commercial scale in July. The Cooperative constructed its mini processing plant …

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Uganda hosts first CRAFT climate seminar for Financial Institutions and Service Providers

  CRAFT TARGETS • Increasing productivity and income for 300,000 smallholder farmers; • Improving business performance for 50 agribusiness SMEs and 30 cooperatives (of which at least 25% are managed by women and/or youth); • Climate resilient sustainable food production practiced on 600,000 hectares. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | With …

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Dairy is the new coffee

  The dairy sector in transformation in Southwest Uganda NEWS ANALYSIS | RINUS VAN KLINKEN | Coffee has for a long time dominated the political, economic and social landscape in Uganda. Government policies, programming and budgeting is geared to supporting the coffee sector to propel the economy. However, a quiet …

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