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Uganda Tea Growers Demand $4million Fund

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Stakeholders in Uganda tea sector have asked government for buffer fund amounting to $4million to boost tea sector production capacity. Gregory Mugabe Uganda Tea Association Chairman says this money will be used to purchase fertilizers and mobilize production sector. Players also  demand for  immediate  regulation to guide tea sector saying despite private sector investment into the sector the contribution to ...

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Museveni Advises People Of Katakwi To Abandon Subsistence Farming For Commercial Agriculture

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President Museveni spoke to the people of Katakwi at Obulengero Primary School grounds, Okulonyo Sub-county, Usuk County. This sub-county gave the NRM the highest number of votes in Teso sub-region in the 2016 elections and that’s the reason why he came to thank its residents. This area was a frontline when Karimojong raiders came to rustle cattle. The NRM government ...

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Agribusiness Expo In Masindi

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In a bid to address barriers to  grain trade business in the region, Masindi District local government in partnership with Eastern Africa Grain Council have organised is agribusiness expo where policies hindering the sector will be handled. The regional fair slated for June 21st to 22nd will be hosted at Masindi demonstration  centre under the theme: Enhancing value in agribusiness ...

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Farmers Launch Organic Actors Platform

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Farmers under Partipatory Ecological Land Use Management (Pelum) Association have launched ecological organic agriculture actors platform. The platform will be tasked to advance and share knowledge about sustainable farming practices and techniques so as to  address climate change impacts. Pelum Country Director  Stella  Lutalo says  Uganda chapter will be used to  advocate for sustainable farming practices country wide. “Uganda lacks ...

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Uganda To Host 4th African Tea Convention

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Uganda is set to host the 4th African Tea Convention & Exhibition starting from 26th to 28th June 2019 at Serena Kampala Hotel. This is a global event for the tea industry organized by the East African Tea Trade Association (EATTA) based in Mombasa, Kenya assisted by the Uganda tea umbrella organization, (Uganda Tea Association). According to East African Tea ...

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