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The government of Uganda this fall took the unusual step of ordering the closure of 95 coffee processing factories in the Kayunga District – a response to concerns that rain-damaged coffee could result in export bans. more

Features

"Consumers in the USA when looking at higher value chains want to know the story where the coffee came from and that is how you hook people to your coffee.” more

Features

The government of Uganda expects a significant increase in coffee exports during the next two years, raising totals to 20 million bags per year. more

Coffee Report

New legislation designed to overhaul the coffee industry has passed the government’s cabinet, according to a New Vision news report. The law also repeals the legal backbone of the Uganda Coffee Development Authority. more

Coffee Report

Coffee transportation in East Africa, long a barrier to efficient supply, could greatly improve as governments in the region and the private sector roll out initiatives to address bottlenecks that delay cargo movement and increase the cost. more

Features

Uganda’s coffee production will increase, even if only modestly, in the coming months as additional maturing plantations come online, according to a report. more

Coffee Report

Uganda is prepared to begin exporting coffee to Sudan after complying with that country’s new consumer protection standards. more

Coffee Report

Ugandan coffee sales are growing and officials credit much of the gains to price increases and a redirection of exports from South Sudan to the Democratic Republic of Congo. more

Coffee Report

A Ugandan farmers union wants a new law to protect the quality of coffee exported from the country. more

Coffee Report

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