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Uganda: Maffu Counts His Blessings Through Bees

IN 2003, Maffu started making his own hives and registered his business as Blessed Bee for Life Company. Through the company, Maffu has trained 600 farmers, who currently supply him with honey Les mer

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Uganda: Bee Farmers Get Production Support

Kampala — Apart from a conducive environment for apiary, the West Nile region is also renowned for producing good quality honey which has in the past received endorsement on the world market. Read more

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Uganda: Sweet Money From Honey

She is yet to graduate with a degree in education, but Carol Asiimwe has already carved a niche in the honey business, Elizabeth Agiro writes Read more

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Uganda: Harvesting Honey for Commercial Purposes

Kampala — Born 60 years ago, Mugisha Elly never knew that his love for bees would turn into an income generating activity. At an early age, he started by harvesting wild honey combs, a habit that developed into a passion … Continue reading

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Partnership to improve honey quality in Uganda endorsed

British Council has entered a partnership to improve the quality of honey in the country. Read more

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Making sweet money from bees

The margins on resale of goods, especially those which are imported, are narrowing. Many Ugandans involved in trade are feeling the pinch as would-be buyers of imported goods look for alternatives or postpone consumption where possible, to wait for the … Continue reading

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Uganda: Honey Production to Start in Park

Members of Alpine Honey Producers have signed an agreement with the Uganda Wildlife Authority to allow them start bee-keeping in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Read more

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Uganda: Honey Production – Country Yet to Fully Realise Potential

Uganda has a production potential of over 500,000 metric tonnes of honey annually, but produces only 5,000 metric tonnes Read More

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Uganda: Agribusiness

You have to feed hens to give you eggs and you need enough fodder for a cow to yield milk. But for bees it is a total contrast. Read More

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Uganda: Country’s Honey Exports to EU Fell to 1.3 Trillion in 2007

Despite finding their way into the European Union, Uganda’s honey exports have been falling off and Kampala remains at the bottom of the only four African countries that are eligible to export to the EU. Read More

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