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December 17th, 2015 / Daily Monitor, Uganda

thumb.aspxFarmer Joseph Musisi Ssebatta talks to B4FA Fellow, Michael Ssali, about his CWD-resistant coffee nursery, “We expected that by 2015 the country (Uganda) would be exporting at least 4.5 million 60-kilogram-bags which it used to export long ago but unfortunately this has not yet happened mainly due to the coffee wilt disease (CWD). Fortunately, the researchers have discovered coffee varieties that are resistant to CWD and in this region I have been entrusted with the responsibility to reproduce the coffee plantlets by cloning.” Read more