Business, Investment, Land & Agriculture

Food suppliers advised on steps to win oil deals

May 8

May 8—Concerns about inadequate working capital is forcing farmers, foodstuff suppliers and potential caterers to reconsider […]

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Business, Companies, Investment, Land & Agriculture, Policy

Government shelves $5m Israeli venture to grow medical marijuana

April 18

April 18—After some soul-searching, the government has temporarily scuttled an Israeli company bid, to grow medicinal […]

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Business, Investment, Land & Agriculture, Markets, Policy

Vietnam agrees to give Uganda’s coffee sector renewed push

April 15

April 15—Last month, Uganda was in talks with Vietnam, the country that overtook it in the […]

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Business, Land & Agriculture, Markets, Policy

Uganda gets Dutch know-how to limit bugs in $100m exports

April 10

April 10—The Netherlands Embassy in Kampala is helping the agriculture ministry limit rising cases of non-compliance […]

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Business, Companies, Land & Agriculture, Trade & Industry

Uganda chillies exports secure six months EU waiver

April 9

Exports of Ugandan chillies to the European Union have received a temporary reprieve after a make […]

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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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