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Buganda Kingdom criticizes sections of coffee bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga has criticized a proposal for the registration and licensing of coffee farmers as embedded in the National Coffee Bill currently before parliament. The bill proposes the registration of farmers capturing details of the size of land, the number …

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Coffee research institute opposes proposed registration of farmers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Coffee Research Institute-NaCORI has rejected the proposed registration and licensing of coffee farmers, saying it will disadvantage farmers and cripple the industry. The proposals are contained in the National Coffee bill 2018, which is before parliament. The bill proposes the registration of farmers …

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Registration of coffee farmers will boost sector-UCDA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has said that the proposed registration of coffee farmers will cut off middlemen and also ensure development of the coffee sector in the country. Government through the National Coffee bill 2018 seeks to register and license coffee farmers. The bill also proposes that …

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Katikiro warns on proposed coffee law

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Charles Peter Mayiga, the Katikiro of Buganda Kingdom is pessimistic that once passed into law in its current form, the National Coffee Bill 2018 will dampen farmer’s commitment towards reviving coffee production.    Last year, Uganda Coffee Development Authority-UCDA unveiled the National Coffee Bill 2018 …

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Online cargo clearance dividends

Coffee companies reap from URA’s Electronic Single Window System Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Coffee exporters are now realising the benefits of the Electronic Single Window system that was unveiled across the region four years ago. The Electronic Single Window is a computer aided system that enables companies to …

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Good times ahead for coffee farmers

Government remains optimistic about achieving target of 20 million bags Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA & JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda’s coffee industry players once again joined the rest of the world on Oct. 04 to mark the International Coffee Day. The annual celebration, which was organised by the Uganda Coffee Development …

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Uganda showcasing coffee, tea in Moscow expo

Moscow, Russia | THE INDEPENDENT | The Embassy of Uganda in Moscow in collaboration with the Uganda Coffee Development Authority are showcasing coffee at the Coffee and Tea Expo taking place March 15 to 17 in Moscow. Uganda Coffee Development Authority ( UCDA) is one of the major exhibitors at …

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Coffee conference to boost Uganda’s targets

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Officials from Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) are optimistic that the discussions and resolutions that will emerge from the 16th African Fine Coffee Conference and exhibition week will support Uganda’s big coffee sector targets. The conference that runs from Feb.14-15, will be held in Kampala …

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Uganda’s surging coffee exports

The country exported highest coffee volumes in 20 years in 2016/17 season Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda’s coffee industry seems to be recovering from low export volumes in the previous years as the newly planted crops start production amidst declining prices on the international market. Latest data from …

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