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Khat Prices Increase As Growers Take to Vanilla

The Monitor (Kampala) reported on 18 February 2005 that the price of khat - also known as mairungi- a herbal drug with an intoxicating effect - has been hiked. Growers at Mabira Forest on the Kampala - Jinja Highway, said this follows the introduction of vanilla farming as an alternative and competitive income generating agricultural activity. Find the full story here.

Posted by Cynthia on March 16, 2005 at 04:23 PM in Africa, Khat | Permalink