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Weekly Market Report - Vol.2, No.1 Aug 13, 2018
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Ginger is known by the scientific name Zingiber Officinale and in Luganda it is called Entangawuzi. Ginger has a long history of use for relieving digestive problems such as nausea, loss of appetite, motion sickness and pain.

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Weekly Market Report Vol 1 , No.24 Aug 6, 2018

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Chilli production has been a fascination as a spice for a millennial now. The plant is sometimes referred to as hot pepper, and in Uganda we have a general name for it as “Kamulali”.

Weekly Market Report Vol 1 , No.23 Jul 30, 2018

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Passion fruit plants require fertile soils with plenty of mineral supply in order to achieve optimum growth and yields, a soil pH range of 6.0 to 6.5 is the best.

Weekly Market Report Vol 1 , No.22 Jul 23, 2018

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Locally known as “omuchungwa”, the orange are eaten for their source of vitamin c. the fruit is used to make juices, and its cut wedges used to garnish different dishes in the kitchen.

Weekly Market Report Vol 1 , No.21 Jul 16, 2018

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Papaya/Pawpaw is a fast growing tree like herb that belongs to the cactus group of plants. The fruit is usually referred to as the pawpaw and “Epapali” in luganda.

Weekly Market Report Vol 1 , No.20 Jul 9, 2018

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Although globally obscure, cowpea is grown by tens of millions of smallholders in Africa. In fact, it is estimated that 200 million children, women, and men live off the plant consuming the seeds daily whenever available.

Weekly Market Report Vol 1 , No.18 Jun 18, 2018

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Onions (allium cepa) locally known as “obutungulu” in luganda are cool season biennial crops. This vegetable is typically grown annually. The dry bulb onions are harvested after the leaves have dried back and the bulbs fully matured.

Weekly Market Report Vol 1 , No.17 Jun 11, 2018

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Maize production has improved in Uganda with the adoption of improved technologies by farmers. These technologies include improved seeds like hybrid and open pollinated varieties, timely planting, proper spacing and timely weeding and harvesting.

Weekly Market Report Vol 1 , No.16 Jun 4, 2018

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Cabbage (Brassica oleracea var capitata L.) is a known source of vitamins and mineral nutrients for human diets worldwide. In Uganda, cabbage is among the lucrative vegetable crops grown mainly by small-scale farmers for local consumption and for the growing urban markets.

Weekly Market Report Vol 1 , No.15 May 28, 2018

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The Boer goat was developed in South Africa in the early 1900s for meat production. Their name is derived from the Dutch word “Boer” meaning farmer.

Weekly Market Report Vol 1 , No.14 May 21, 2018

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Simsim is a flowering plant which is cultivated for its edible seeds, which grow in pods. It has one of the highest oil contents of any seed. Simsim seed is considered to be the oldest oilseed crop known...
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