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(From The Monitor (Uganda) - AAGM)
Byline: Yasiin Mugerwa
UGANDA's coffee export earnings have significantly declined to the lowest level in ten years, according to a Parliamentary report on the current status of the economy.
The committee report on the national economy shows that between July and September, coffee export earnings were $42 million (about Shs72.9 billion) representing a decline of 7 per cent compared to the same period last year.
The Committee Chairperson Mr Ibrahim Kadunabbi (Butambala) attributed the decline to the Coffee Wilt Disease and the unfavourable weather conditions.
The report further shows that in …