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REVEALED: Top Crops Earning Uganda Trillions In Foreign Exchange

Coffee remains Uganda’s leading cash crop Uganda’s earnings from exports continue to grow year after year. Despite the COIVD-19 induced lockdowns and restrictions, Bank of Uganda figures obtained by Business Focus show that Uganda earned US$4.494bn (UShs17.1 trillion) in 2021 from her exports, up from US$4.461bn (UShs17.02 trillion) recorded a year

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Uganda Earns Shs273bn From August Coffee Exports As Global Consumption Continues To Increase

Uganda earns billions monthly from coffee exports Uganda’s coffee exports in August 2022 amounted to 501,054 60-kilo bags worth US$ 71.15 million (Shs273bn), according to a report from UCDA (Uganda Coffee Development Authority). This comprised 456,271 bags of Robusta valued at US $60.26 million and 44,783 bags of Arabica valued

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Q & A: What DFCU Bank & The Agribusiness Development Centre’s Business Accelerator Program Mean For Uganda’s Agribusiness Value Chain

Ruth Asasira, Manager Women in Business and Special Programs - dfcu Bank. Q: What is the  ADC Business Accelerator Program (BAP)? A: The ADC Business Accelerator Program is an initiative that is sponsored by dfcu bank and Rabo Foundation to build capacities of Agribusiness Value Chain enterprises for growth and,

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Former Agric Minister Seeks Special Ministry For Indigenous Medicine

Former Agriculture Minister, Victoria Sekitoleko (pictured) wants a specific Ministry responsible for overseeing complementary and alternative medicine. Complementary and alternative medicine refers to medical products and practices delivered outside of the mainstream healthcare system. It encompasses local herbal medicines, indigenous healthcare practices, as well as imported products and practices, such as

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Coffee Nursery Operators Stuck With 100 Million Seedlings, Call For Urgent Gov’t Intervention

Coffee nursery operators are stuck with over 100m seedlings/Business Focus photo Coffee Nursery operators from various parts of Uganda have protested Government failure to procure their seedlings on credit so that they don’t make huge losses. Led by their Group Chairperson, Matia Tumwebaze, Coffee Nursery operators, told at National Theatre Gardens in Kampala

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