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Modest coffee consumption ‘good for the heart’

Modest coffee consumption ‘good for the heart’

People who drink three to five cups of coffee a day may have a lower risk of clogged arteries that ...
USAID funds coffee policy through NUCAFE

USAID funds coffee policy through NUCAFE

Efforts to implement the National Coffee Policy got a shot in the arm after the United States ...
Empowering farmers earns Nkandu global recognition

Empowering farmers earns Nkandu global recognition

When Joseph Nkandu set off to work with coffee farmers to boost productivity in 1999, hardly did ...
Can farmers do without chemicals?

Can farmers do without chemicals?

It is increasingly becoming common to hear people say they do not use artificial fertilisers and ...
President’s advice was what inspired me to start farming

President’s advice was what inspired me to start farming

My name is Kalafa Mwanje Kintu, a resident of Bukujju village, Kayunga Sub-county, Kayunga. ...

The agriculture value chain in Uganda.

During the Christmas break, a news item caught my attention as it reinforced a number of concerns ...

Ugandan scientists embrace call for new approach in agricultural research

Ugandan scientists have welcomed the call by Dr Jose Graziano da Silva, director general, UN Food ...

Government urged on agribusiness

Government has been challenged to prioritise support towards building agribusiness incubation ...

Good post-harvest practices pay dividends for Isingiro farmers’ group

Many farmers lose a lot of produce due to poor post-harvest handling among other reasons including ...

Progress made in banana research but slowed by lack of biotech law

Our daily lives are quite used to scientific innovations that we trust and use–mobile phone, ...

Food preservation: A way to fight hunger

It is estimated that 30 and 40 per cent of the food grown in developing countries, such as Uganda, ...

Rice: Potential for a success story in Africa

Not long time ago, rice was perceived as a crop grown on a large scale in places like Kibimba . ...
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