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The East Africa Community secretariat and the European Union are addressing technical barriers to trade in five countries. Standards are under review with publication of the revisions expected by June. Read more

Tea Report

Coffee exports for a 12-month period ending Oct. 31, 2018, were down 10%, the Uganda Coffee Development Agency announced. Read more

Coffee Report

McLeod Russel is the largest tea production company in the world. It has joined the growing number of firms that are switching to digital cash. Read more

Tea Report

The Yield Uganda Investment Fund recently put its money behind coffee. Read more

Coffee Report

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. Read 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.” Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read more

Coffee Report

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

Coffee Report

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

Coffee Report

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