Plenty supplied for school fees but less demanded

April 12, 2015

Maize was bought from Lira and Busoga for the Mbale market at Ugx.500 and Ugx.480/kg respectively. A lot of grain was delivered to Mbale Industrial Area for milling Posho. Farmers have lamented the low market price currently experienced in Kiboga and Kyankwanzi districts. The buying price in these areas dropped from Ugx.400/kg to Ugx.380/kg wholesale…

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Overwhelming supply forces market price low

April 12, 2015

Plenty of maize grain was delivered to the Uganda/Kenya border post markets. At Busia, maize, beans, millet and groundnuts were received at the produce market. An overwhelming supply of maize was delivered from all production areas in order to catch the current good price. NCPB continues to purchase maize through contracts issued to Kenyan traders…

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Plenty of maize expected on the market

April 12, 2015

The second seasonal harvest of 2014 was a good one due to well distributed rainfall throughout the year. Some areas received normal to above normal rainfall. This led to a high yield of not only maize but also other commodities. The dry weather since the beginning of the year has facilitated loss of moisture content…

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Plenty of maize grain heading to Kigali Rwanda

April 12, 2015

Information reached our desk that plenty of maize grain was delivered to Kigali from Uganda. This week, dry maize was bought at RWDsh.177/kg an equivalent of Ugx.655/kg in Kigali. An estimated 500MT of grain was bought on a daily basis from Kasese, Mubende, Kamwenge, Kyenjojo and the surrounding districts by traders from across the border….

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Fluctuating maize price on the general market in Uganda

April 12, 2015

The maize market registered price fluctuation this week. It increased in Gulu from Ugx.500/kg to Ugx.550/kg wholesale price. Purchase of maize was mainly by local millers, however, some organizations such as Agrinet also bought at prevailing market price. Similarly maize price increased in Kampala from Ugx.480/kg to Ugx.510/kg and the increase was attributed to regulated…

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Maize price up in Kampala and in rural markets

April 12, 2015

The maize price in Kampala increased from Ugx.510/kg to Ugx.520/kg this week and a good a quantity of maize was delivered to Kisenyi and other suburb markets. At the cross border markets, there was a slight decline in the Kigali maize buying price to Rwd.175/kg towards the weekend. Maize was bought at Ugx.500/kg wholesale price…

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Low demand for maize grain

February 17, 2012

Slow produce grain purchase at the Uganda-Kenya Busia border market continued this week at a similar market price compared to the previous week. Good quality maize was bought at Ksh.18.5/kg (Ugx.549/kg), fair quality at Ksh.17/kg (Ugx.504/kg) and the least acceptable quality at Ksh.15/kg (Ugx.445/kg). Less than 400 MT of maize was bought daily throughout the…

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