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Uganda: Citizens Asked to Exploit Honey Market

Ugandan should take advantage of immense opportunities present in honey production, the Chairman of Apitrade Africa has said. Read More

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Uganda to host first Africa honey show

Uganda is to host the first honey exhibition in Africa to raise awareness about investment opportunities in honey trade. Read More

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Uganda: Calliandra Tree Boosts Honey Production

A common exotic tree species introduced in the country about two decades ago as fodder for animals, has been found to have high nectar content. Read More

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Uganda: Black Ants a Threat to Bee Population, Honey Industry

A common type of black ants has been singled out as the most devastating pest to bees in Uganda. The insects commonly called munyeera in Luganda, nginingini in Luo, attack beehives, suck out the honey and kill the bee pupae … Continue reading

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Uganda: Lack of Training Material Hinders Beekeeping Industry

Lack of enough beekeeping literature is a hindrance to the growth of the beekeeping industry, the manager of Connoisseur Honeys, Bushenyi, has said. Read more

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Uganda: Bees Make Wonder Drug

Bees have given mankind unique products that scientists have failed to copy. Apart from honey and wax, bees also give something useful to health but human beings have ignored it. It is called propolis. Sometimes called bee glue, propolis is … Continue reading

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Uganda: UK NGO, Honey Producers Clash

Money wrangles between the Uganda Honey Beekeepers Association (UHA) and Hives Save Lives (HSLA), a UK-based charity, have stalled the production and export of honey. The Ugandan beekeepers accuse HSLA of using documents and photographic materials belonging to UHA to … Continue reading

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Kabarole bees face extinction in Uganda

Various species of predators are threatening the lives of millions of honey producing bees, executive director Kabarole Bee Keepers Association Adolf Bagonza has said. Read more

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Uganda now targets honey markets in the EU, Japan and US

After years of struggling to market its products, the Uganda Honey Exporters Association has finally won government support. Read more

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Banana wilt disease to cause Uganda 4 billion dollars loss

Uganda risks losing some four billion U.S. dollars to the banana bacterial wilt by 2010 unless efforts to prevent the fast-spreading disease are put in place, experts have warned. Researchers have discovered that the disease is transmitted by stingless bees, … Continue reading

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