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Simsim
kg
Cereals
5,000 (Shs)
4,250 (Shs)

About Simsim

- Also known as sesame, Ikanyum, Nino, Nyim, Entungo, and
Amachande
- Simsim is susceptible to diseases including: cylindrosporium sesame, powdery mildew, Verticillium dahlia and fusarium oxysporium
- The crop is most commonly produced in the districts of Apac, Lira, Gulu, Kitgum, Arua, Kotido, Nebbi, Kaberamaido, Soroti, Moyo, Iganga, Kamuli, Masindi in Uganda.

Market Prices as at May 24, 2017

Central (WP: 4,400 RP:5,400)

  1. W.P: 4,000 ,   R.P: 4,500
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  8. W.P: 5,000 ,   R.P: 7,000
  9. W.P: 5,000 ,   R.P: 6,000
  10. W.P: 3,500 ,   R.P: 4,000

Eastern (WP: 4,100 RP:4,700)

  1. W.P: 3,700 ,   R.P: 4,000
  2. W.P: 5,000 ,   R.P: 6,000
  3. W.P: 4,000 ,   R.P: 5,000
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  6. W.P: 4,000 ,   R.P: 4,500
  7. W.P: 3,800 ,   R.P: 4,000

Northern (WP: 3,500 RP:3,700)

News and Updates

May 15, 2017 - Iganga Market Simsim prices in the market dropped by 600sh and 300sh on whole sell and retail respectively.

May 6, 2017 - Iganga Market Simsim prices in the market shot up by 200 sh and 300 sh on whole sell and retail respectively.

Apr 1, 2017 - Nakasero Market sorted,packed in a kilogram pack.

Mar 11, 2017 - Mbale Market Scarcity for product has caused prices to hike.

Feb 22, 2017 - Iganga Market Simsim prices in the market shot up by 250sh and 300sh on whole sell and retail respectively.

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