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August 30, 2008

Egypt to grow wheat, maize in Uganda

The Egyptian Agriculture Minister Amin Abaza announced in Cairo on August 30 that Uganda has allocated to Egypt two million acres to cultivate wheat and corn.

Abaza said that the Egyptian representative in the private agricultural companies will test various lands allocated by Uganda to determine which items will be cultivated in addition to ways of funding for these projects.

He noted that “these agricultural products, which would be produced, would be exported through ports in Kenya and Tanzania.”

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