Hon. Tumwebaze promises a hands-on approach in the Agriculture Sector
Hon. Frank Tumwebaze, the new Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), has promised to apply a proactive approach through directly engaging farmers on ministry policies. He said this on June 22 after taking office at the ministry headquarters in Entebbe.
“In this term, we will spend more time with the farmers in the fields than in conferences,” he said
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The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), in cooperation with other organisations is implementing Agricultural Development Projects. These projects arise from the need to implement the Ministry’s comprehensive plan to operationalize the Agriculture Sector Development Strategy and Investment Plan
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Welcome message from the Minister
Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries which doubles as the National Agricultural Sector Portal for the Republic of Uganda.
Visitors are welcome to explore this communication channel of the Ministry which complements stakeholder engagements, agricultural extension, publications and media features in showcasing work done within the guidance of the Vision of “A Competitive, Profitable and Sustainable Agricultural Sector” and Mission “To Transform Subsistence Farming into Commercial Agriculture.”
Visitors are also welcome to explore the website for more information about the structure, mandate and functions of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries delivered through four Directorates, Departments and seven semi-autonomous Agencies.
The Ministry recognizes and prioritizes strategic communication and the use of modern online platforms to reach our various audiences. Visitors are therefore welcome to follow the links to our social media pages on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and YouTube and subscribe to the Ministry e-newsletter to keep up-to-date with vital information from the Ministry.
The Ministry Offices across the country are also open to the general public during official working hours for any consultation regarding the agricultural sector and related services.
For God and my Country
Hon. Frank Tumwebaze,
Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries
"A competitive, profitable and sustainable agricultural sector"
"To transform subsistence farming to commercial agriculture"