May Commodity Market Report

The month of April marked the opening of the first seasonal harvest for beans. Freshly harvested beans were received at Busia at a slightly higher price compared the old stocked beans. An estimated 400MT were received in this market daily throughout the week. Trading...

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Maize season winds up

This week, there was more demand for maize grain at the regional border market in Busia after closure of the Tanzanian-Kenyan borders that had registered newly harvested grain from Tanzania via Sirari and Namanga. The regional market price at Busia fluctuated between Ksh.29-30/kg for...

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Karamoja Commodity Market report for March

During the month of March, the food security situation was not stable and experienced fluctuating commodity prices in the region. The region experienced some effects to do with the locusts’ evasion that entered the region via Amudat district. Traders would want to take advantage...

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Farmgain March Commodity price report

Commodity trading at Busia cross border market was registered regular with approximately 100-200Mt of maize grain crossing daily. As usually majority of trade was rendered informal while a fraction went through Customs. The grain price gradually decline towards Midmonth. Maize was offered at Ugx.970/kg...

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Low demand for maize grain in Kampala market

As the president’s directive to maintain social distancing and countrywide curfew enrolls to its final days, most commodities in and around Kampala’s commodity market registered low demand. Consumers stayed away from the usually crowded markets. Supply throughout the week was slow and demand for...

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September Commodity Market report

The produce market at Busia border post registered very high demand for beans at the opening of September, however, supply was low. Only 200Mt of assorted beans varieties were traded daily throughout the first week of September. Yellow and sugar beans were preferred by...

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New beans harvest in Uganda.

Newly harvested beans were received in major markets. In Kampala, new yellow beans were offered at Ugx.3500-3600/kg while old stock was offered slightly cheaper. Short Nambale variety sold at Ugx.3500-3600/kg, Large Nambale beans cost Ugx.3200-3300/kg. Rosecoco beans sold at Ugx.3000-3200/kg and Masavu (sugar beans)...

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Fish price declines.

In the fish market, it was reported that the fish price especially for Nile Perch declined to Ugx.6500-7000/kg at the three major fish distribution centres in town of Kireka, Bwayise and Busega. Traders attribute the increased supply to the strict laws of catching only...

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CAPCA and CARITAS MADDO

CAPCA is the development arm of the Central Archdiocesan Province and is currently implementing CAPCA III project, a market oriented agricultural development intervention. The project covers seven agencies in the districts of Wakiso, Mpigi, Butambala, Mukono, Nakaseke, Luweero, Rakai, Bukomansimbi and Mubende districts. The...

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Humid Tropics Program

In August 2015, Farmgain Africa Ltd. together with partners in the Humidtropics innovation platform in Kiboga and Kyankwanzi district successfully facilitated a negotiation between an institutional buyer (ARUWE) and farmer groups to purchase soybean which had been grown by farmers in the first Season...

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Market Research and Market Linkages

Self Help Uganda, Under the Seed enterprise development project (SEED) and the Climate change by Bee keeping project (CAB), provided Farmgain Africa with funds and implemented a training on Market information, data collection, computation, analysis and dissemination for SHA staff and enumerators from 8...

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