Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja, the Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), has told parliament that the ministry is in the final stages of sealing a trade pact that will see Ugandans export fish products to China.
National Coffee Bill
The IITA Uganda Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) Program is supporting the Ugandan Government in its commitment to increasing coffee quality, volumes, and smallholder farmer livelihoods.
Italy is the biggest importer of coffee from Uganda, a monthly report for October 2020 released by the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) shows, with the European nation taking 38.52% of the market share.
Uganda registered a 29.5% growth in its exports sector year-on-year, according to the Performance of the Economy Report released by the ministry of finance, which said the growth was fueled by demand for Uganda’s coffee and minerals.
Parliament has passed the National Coffee Bill, 2018 that provides for registration of coffee farmers by the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA).
By Max Patrick Ocaido
In a bid to debate the National Coffee Bill, 2018 on an informed ‘taste,’ officials from Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) on Tuesday served free coffee drinks to Members of Parliament who are currently scrutinizing the Bill.