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Ugandans want better of the United States

US Ambassador Scott DeLisi and Minister Okello Oryem raise champagne glasses to mark 239 years of America's independence

The decision by the United States to maintain its fourth largest mission on the African continent in Uganda, Nigeria, and Kenya in terms of its work force, is one of the signs that the world’s biggest economy attaches great importance to Uganda, Americans are keen to point out. According to …

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More obstacles to agricultural progress than government funding

There is genuine outcry across the country that Uganda’s low level of budgetary allocation towards agriculture is undermining food security, agro-industrial development and generally keeping majority of the population that depend on the sector in poverty. Analysts have cited the two percent budget allocation to agriculture as disingenuous on the …

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Uganda’s policy on agriculture hurting farmers – US official

The Uganda government is frustrating the fight against poverty by failing to adopt progressive policies that promote agricultural innovations, access to quality and affordable inputs for farmers, a senior USAID official has said. Andrew McKim, the Coordinator of the Feed the Future, a US$150m programme implemented by the United States …

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