Fertilizer plant to produce 300,000tonnes yearly lowering cost

Farmers in Uganda are set to enjoy reduced fertilizer prices with the launch of a mega fertilizer plant in Tororo as statistics indicate that the country’s agricultural productivity has shrunk to 1.5 percent largely due to lack of affordable fertilizer and inputs.

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