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Ugandan chilli farmers celebrate first major export

09 December 2021

Chilli farmers in Lira, northern Uganda are celebrating their first major export, after selling five metric tonnes of dried chillies in bulk to buyers in Germany. The sacks of chillies left Lira for Kampala last weekend, where they will be sent onwards to their final destination.

Join Michael Palin, Minette Batters, Will Evans, Ally Hunter Blair and the London African Gospel Choir at the Farm Africa Virtual Carol Concert

06 December 2021

Farm Africa's annual carol concert will take place virtually from 7pm on Wednesday 15 December 2021. Hosted by farmer and Farm Africa supporter, Will Evans, the evening will include carols by the London African Gospel Choir and the Sandra Scott Singing Ensemble. We will also have readings by our patron Michael Palin, NFU President Minette Batters and farmer and star of ‘Born Mucky – Life on the farm’, Ally Hunter Blair.