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Farmers Stuck With Rice As ‘Favoured’ Importers Enjoy Tax Holidays

Rice farmers in Uganda under their umbrella body Rice Association of Uganda (RAU) have decried government’s failure to protect them as it (government) ‘selectively’ gives tax incentives to importers. The farmers mainly from Butaleja district petitioned Speaker Rebecca Kadaga on Monday and painfully told her how government has reportedly favoured

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Inside The Genetically Modified Cassava Research In Uganda

On May24, 2018, a few journalists and I  visited National Crop Resources Research Institute in Namulonge, located approximately 30 kilometres northeast of Kampala City. The trip was to assess progress in research that entails developing Genetically Modified (GM) cassava that is resistant to Cassava Brown Streak Disease and Casssava Mosaic

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