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08:50
08:50

Cocoa Farmers, Experts Demand Establishment of Independent Authority 2 5 Top story

Emmanuel Lubega, the Uganda-South Sudan national coordinator at the East African Business Council-EABC, says such a body like a case is for cotton and coffee would ensure farmer’s produce in line with the set standards.
11:24
11:24

Bundibugyo Officials Start Patrols to Stop Sell of Immature Cocoa Cocoa Farmers 4 1

Ibrahim Kawekawe, a farmer from Burirehe village agrees that his cocoa wasn’t ready for sell but was tempted by buyers who come to them before the start of the harvesting season. He says several farmers give in because of financial challenges.
17:46
17:46

Cocoa Farmers Lose Ugx 3 Billion to Poor Post Harvest Handling 1

Cocoa farmers lack machines to clean, dry and store their harvest, which compromises the quality of the produce, the report shows. It further notes that majority of the farmers dry cocoa on bare grounds and dirty surface exposing it to dust and stones.
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12:13

Farmers Abandon Cocoa Over Neglect By Agriculture Department pests and diseases 2

Statistics from the district production department indicate that more than 300 farmers have abandoned cocoa growing.
09:50
09:50

Bundibugyo Moves To Limit Cocoa Growing To Curb Food Insecurity cocoa farmers 2

Several farmers in the district prefer growing cocoa to food crops.
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16:00

Farmers Adhere to Food Security By-law local food crops 2

In Ntoroko Sub County, more than 300 cocoa farmers have adhered to the by-law and have started growing food crops on their gardens.
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