Government asked to set up a minimum price for milk
Dairy farmers in Kazo district have called upon the government to set a minimum price for milk in order to benefit from the milk business.
While speaking to our reporter in an exclusive interview on issues concerning the milk business, a section of dairy managers and milk traders in Kazo town council -Kazo district said they are grappling with fluctuating milk prices.
Ahereza Susan, the manager of Kazo Ruhanga Nakora diary said that the milk price cut happens every period whereby at the moment, a liter is at UGX 500 down from UGX 2000 Ayebare attributed the fluctuations to excessive rainfall that has been received recently.
Nuwahereza Amon, the manager Mwenya group of farmers, advised the farmers to keep a good quality of the milk quality although the price is low, adding that the prices will rise again soon.
Byaruhanga Fred, one of the milk traders, asked the government to set a standard price whether it is rain or sunshine to prevent the milk cut-price during the rainy season.