AFMASS Food Expo Kenya edition

AFMASS Food Expo Kenya edition is the food, beverage and milling industry’s largest conference and exhibition attended by key decision makers from Eastern Africa Africa to trade, network and learn the latest processing, packaging and […]

Uganda Manufacturers Association to supply 7.3m litres of alcohol for manufacture of sanitizer

UGANDA — The Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) plans to use up to 7.3million litres of alcohol in the stores of their members to produce affordable sanitizers in efforts to fight spread of coronavirus. In turn, […]

Ugandan monthly coffee exports climb 43% despite fall in neighbouring countries

UGANDA – Uganda earned US$46.73million in February 2020 Coffee exports. This was an increase of 43.37% in value from the same month the previous year. Comparing quantity of coffee exported by type in the same […]

Dutch Embassy launches accelerator programme to boost Ugandan fruits exports

UGANDA – The Netherlands Embassy of Uganda has launched an accelerator programme dubbed ‘Business Lab Uganda’ targeting Ugandan agribusiness fruit farmers, aimed to link them to export market in the Netherlands and Europe. The programme […]

FAO receives US$10m towards fight against the East Africa desert locust infestation

EAST AFRICA – FAO has received a US$10 million donation from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support the fight against the Desert Locust upsurge in East Africa as the UN agency expanded its […]

EU promotes sustainable fisheries for blue economy in the Lake Victoria region

EAST AFRICA – The European Union has injected £2m (US$2.2m) into the European Union Development Fund’s E€OFISH programme initiated in the Lake Victoria region to boost sustainable fisheries for the blue economy. The overall objective […]