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SMEs Urged To Embrace Technology, Look Towards International & Regional Markets During The Top 100 Diner Gala

Winners pose with the invited guests at the Top 100 Gala Dinner State Minister of Finance for Investment and Privatization, Hon. Anite Evelyn urged Small and Medium Sized Enterprises to explore regional and international markets to grow during the Top 100 gala dinner at Hotel Africa on 1st December 2022. She made

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Inside Nakasongola’s 400-Acre Cashew Nut Farm As Foreign Investor Urges Ugandans To Embrace Highly Lucrative & Multipurpose Crop

Sushil Toshniwal (Right) inside his cashew nut plantation. On his left is Joseph Patrick Okilan, the technical officer at the farm Cashew nut (Anacardium occindentale) is one of the highly thought after high value crops globally. In Uganda, the hardy drought resistant tree crop was introduced in 1970s,  but has gained more recognition

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Exclusive: Meet Ugandan Engineer Making Magical Pest-Repellent Organic Fertilizer

Andrew Ssewanyana with samples of Black Off Bio Organic Fertilizer  On August 19, 2022, the Agricultural Chemicals Board under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) approved the registration of ‘Black Off’ Liquid Organic Fertilizer, a broad spectrum pest-repellent natural fertilizer under Reticia Products Research. The product was

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Startup Investment Is More Than A Transfer Of Funds, Investors Told

Esther Ndeti - Investment Principle at Unconventional Capital (UnCap) delivers they keynote address during the Investor Summit Investors in early-stage startups should expand their support to science and technology-based businesses beyond funding to incorporating transfers of skills or value addition post-investment. While delivering the keynote address during the Investor Summit

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Patrick Bitature Named Entrepreneur Of The Year At The African Tourism Leadership Forum

Uganda's President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (centre), together with Dr. Patrick Bitature (4th left); Dr. Nataliey Bitature the Simba Group, Chief of Staff and other Group executives and directors at the official launch of the Naguru-based Protea Hotel Kampala Skyz on 30th September 2022. Simba Group Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive

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Kenyan Food Distribution Giant, Twiga Foods Opens Shop In Uganda

Twiga Fresh

Kenyan Food Distribution Giant, Twiga Foods Opens Shop In Uganda. Fresh produce and fast-moving-consumer-goods aggregator Twiga Foods, has officially commenced business operations in Uganda. This will officially mark the company’s first pan-African expansion drive into Africa’s online retail market. The move is great news for Ugandan consumers and Ugandan farmers.

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Gulu University Fails To Get Market For Mango Pulp, To Use It For Poultry Feed Production

 Mango pulp produced by Gulu University stored in the Agribusiness lab at the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment. A section of students at Gulu University's Faculty of Agriculture and Environment will receive training to breed black soldier fly larvae for poultry feed production using unsold mango pulps. The University produced

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Aramah Coffee: A Blossoming SME Organizing Youth Into Groups To Grow Coffee & Earn Big

Zipporah Ayebare (Right), a Marketing Specialist at Aramah Coffee, buying coffee from a youthful farmer Ugandans are increasingly joining coffee value addition so as to earn more and grow domestic coffee consumption. Aramah Coffee, a flagship product of Mara Agribusiness, is one of the young companies into coffee value addition

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Over 20 Women Entrepreneurs Pitch Their Business Proposals As Dfcu Bank’s 2022 Rising Woman Initiative Advances To Final Stage

The Rising Woman Panel - UIA's Eria Kaweireku, dfcu Bank Manager Women in Business and Special Programs Ruth Asasira, NMG's Carol Alyek Beyanga, Chairman of the Panel CPA Prof. Kaawaase and Josephine N Mukumbya, the ED of ADC Two final year students from Mbarara University of Science and Technology with a

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