Stories written by Will Boase

Increasing Uganda’s Cotton and Coffee Production

Cotton was once one of Uganda's key cash crops but a collapse in world prices in the 1980s led to a slump in the market and production. However, cotton production doubled in the 2010/2011 season and brought in 48 million dollars in export earnings.

The Rise of Uganda’s Tobacco Production

Over the years with the demise of cotton production, tobacco has become one of Uganda's key exports. Six years after British American Tobacco set up regional headquarters in this East African nation, it has become a key tobacco producer for the company.