Uganda government has written to its Kenyan counterparts regarding the confiscated 23 tonnes of Lato Milk products produced by Pearl Dairies Ltd.
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Uganda gives Kenya 14-Days Ultimatum to release confiscated Lato Milk

Uganda government has written to its Kenyan counterparts regarding the confiscated 23 tonnes of Lato Milk products produced by Pearl Dairies Ltd. According to Uganda’s Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde, through the Foreign Affairs Ministry, they have written to the Kenyan government to give an update and response within 14 days. “Kenya exports more goods to […]

Uganda’s Minister for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Amelia Kyambadde has asked exporters to join hands with the government as it fights a big Non-Tariff Barrier called Corruption.
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Kyambadde asks Exporters to join Govt in fighting corruption

Uganda’s Minister for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Amelia Kyambadde has asked exporters to join hands with the government as it fights a big Non-Tariff Barrier called Corruption. Kyambadde, who was officiating at the 4th Annual Exporters Conference at the Skyz Protea Hotel Naguru in Kampala said without fighting corruption, the environment in which exporters operate […]

Exporters especially those of perishable agricultural goods have cried out the Uganda Export Promotions Board (UEPB) to help them sort the poor handling of their goods by NAS Uganda staff formerly ENHAS at Entebbe International Airport.
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Uganda exporters decry poor handling of their goods at Entebbe Airport

Exporters especially those of perishable agricultural goods have cried out the Uganda Export Promotions Board (UEPB) to help them sort the poor handling of their goods by NAS Uganda staff formerly ENHAS at Entebbe International Airport. The exporters at a workshop in Kampala said that NAS Uganda staff poorly handle their goods especially the perishable […]

Civil Society Organizations advocating for transparency in Uganda’s budget under their umbrella Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) have expressed their dissatisfaction over the Government’s decision to cut allocations to key social sectors in the 2020/21 National Budget.
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Activists punch holes in Uganda’s 2020/2021 budget

Civil Society Organizations advocating for transparency in Uganda’s budget under their umbrella Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) have expressed their dissatisfaction over the Government’s decision to cut allocations to key social sectors in the 2020/21 National Budget. While addressing journalists in Kampala, the Executive  Director CSBAG Julius Mukunda said that in the 2020/21 budget […]

Uganda government declares new dates for Vanilla harvesting
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Uganda government declares new dates for Vanilla harvesting

Uganda’s Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries has carried forward by a month the Vanilla harvesting period starting from January 15th, 2020 as opposed to the earlier declared date of December 15, 2019. While addressing a press conference in Kampala, Christopher Kibazanga, the Minister of State for Agriculture said the changes have been enforced […]

President Yoweri Museveni has encouraged Danish agricultural investors to consider setting up agricultural processing and production industries in Uganda as opposed to the costly process of importing agriculture machines.
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Danish investors in Uganda for agriculture opportunities

President Yoweri Museveni has encouraged Danish agricultural investors to consider setting up agricultural processing and production industries in Uganda as opposed to the costly process of importing agriculture machines. The President made the remarks while in a meeting with a visiting Danish agribusiness and food tech-business delegation from the Danish Agriculture and Food Council led […]