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May 14th, 2015 / Daily Monitor, Uganda

thumb.aspxOne of the longest-surviving crop diseases in Uganda is the Coffee Wilt Disease (CWD), a fungal infection that wiped out more than 12 million robusta coffee trees in central and western Uganda regions towards the end of the 20th Century. Adams Byaruhanga, a resident of Kikasa village, Bukalasa Parish in Wobulenzi, Katikamu County, Luweero District, is a smallholder coffee farmer who has experienced a hard time with CWD. He decided to engage in an intensive search for the cause, effects and possible solution to the CWD menace. Read more