Business, Land & Agriculture, Markets, Trade & Industry

Annual maize crop under threat from Aflatoxin attacks

April 4

April 4—Nearly half of Uganda’s annual maize production and 92 pc of the sorghum is contaminated […]

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Business, Land & Agriculture, Markets

Theft dampens farmers’ gain from vanilla price rise

March 20

March 20—International prices for vanilla, one of the most difficult spices to grow, have shot up […]

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Land & Agriculture, Policy

Government works with partners to lift potato output

February 22

Increased production of tubers, such as potatoes, can help improve rural incomes, but only if farmers […]

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Van den Bosch (left) puts pen to paper together with Feijter witnessed by Moll and dfcu Bank executive director, William Sekabembe
Business, Companies, Finance, Financial Services, Land & Agriculture

New software aimed at lifting Uganda dairy cooperatives

February 12

There is a move to help small scale dairy cooperatives across Uganda with new technology and […]

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Companies, Foreign News, Land & Agriculture

Airbus’ Verde service brings new capabilities to precision farming

February 4

Airbus has launched Verde, a satellite based service that delivers detailed crop analytics from satellite imagery. […]

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Kagina (right) said the government has in this financial year set aside $35 million for compensation in the $1.1 billion project.
Finance, Infrastructure, Investment, Land & Agriculture, Transport

Government swift on compensation for new Kampala-Jinja Expressway

January 16

Half of the people along the proposed $1.1 billion Kampala-Jinja Expressway (KJE) have been financially compensated […]

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Business, Land & Agriculture, Trade & Industry

Rising maize prices drive up cost of poultry feeds

January 14

The cost of poultry feeds is edging up in Uganda as farm gate prices for cereals […]

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Gichuri said the Rwandan government has shown consistent commitment to sector reforms
Finance, Infrastructure, Investment, Land & Agriculture

African bank commits $131 million to Rwanda water upgrade

December 19

The African Development Bank (AfDB), Rwanda’s main partner in the water and sanitation sector has approved […]

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Coffee brought in nearly half a billion dollars and remains Uganda's leading cash crop
Business, Land & Agriculture, Markets, Policy, Trade & Industry

Uganda’s exports remain limited with COMESA main buyers

November 1

Member states of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) are Uganda’s leading export […]

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Business, Companies, Finance, Investment, Land & Agriculture

Lack of testing facilities hampers Uganda minerals sector

October 3

October 3, 2018—The Uganda government has been asked to fast-track setting up a national certified minerals […]

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