Patrick Siisa, the Chairman Board Mabale Tea Factory in Kyenjojo district, says that despite being one of the major players in the tea industry, most of the tea produced by the factory fetches low prices on the global market because of quality issues.
Coordinators in Kabale say that they supplied ten thousand apple seedlings to farmers across the District late last year. But persons, whose names appear on the list of beneficiaries, have disowned the contents of the report.
In Ntungamo Municipality, a litre of milk goes for between 1000- 1300 Shillings, up from Shillings 800 - 1000. Medard Asiimwe, the manager at Fresh Milk Diary, says that a litre of milk on the farm has gone up to 750 from 470 Shillings in the last four months.
Vitamin A deficiency, which can cause blindness, stunting and even death, is a devastating problem in the county. About 40 percent of children under age 5 are vitamin-A deficient, according to a 2011 health survey.