Press Releases

HON MAAIF MEDIA STATEMENT ON DISEASE CONTROL

PRESS STATEMENT BY HON. MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL INDUSTRY AND FISHERIES ON THE APPOINTMENT OF A COMMITTEE ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF AGROCHEMICALS AND ANIMAL HEALTH PRODUCTS IN UGANDA AT UGANDA MEDIA CENTRE

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Banana Value Addition Trainings, Processing Equipment and Machines made available through the Banana Livelihood Diversification Project

Mbarara, 26th August 2020. The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries has kick-started training of representatives from Banana growing communities. The training sessions which are focused on value addition have started in the major Banana growing areas at value addition facilities that were established by a partnership project of MAAIF, the United Nations Industrial…

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Oil Palm Farmers Earning More from Group Marketing and Sales

Kalangala, 29th May 2020. Farmers in the Kalangala Oil Palm Growers Trust under the National Oil Palm Project who were transformed from engaging in subsistence farming have to date achieved the following in sales and incomes. Jointly, the farmers sold 4.565 million kilograms of Fresh Fruit Bunches valued at 2.67 billion shillings in March and…

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Floating Island Control: Additional equipment deployed to Murchison Bay area

Port Bell, 14th May 2020. Additional Excavators commissioned by Mr. Pius Wakabi Kasajja the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries for control of suds on Lake Victoria in operation today. Agricultural Mechanisation and Fisheries Muscle of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Equipment and machinery from the MAAIF…

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Agricultural Sector Data Centre and National Food and Agricultural Statistics System (NFASS) launched in Entebbe

Entebbe, 11th December 2019. The Agricultural Sector Data Centre and National Food and Agricultural Statistics System (NFASS) under the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries have been officially launched by Hon. Joy Kabatsi the State Minister for Animal Industry, H.E Deborah Malac the US Ambassador and Mr. Pius Wakabi Kasajja the Permanent Secretary for…

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Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategy for the Agricultural Sector launched in Entebbe

Entebbe, 11th December 2019. A Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategy for the Agricultural Sector under implementation has been officially launched by Hon. Joy Kabatsi the State Minister for Animal Industry, H.E Deborah Malac the US Ambassador and Mr. Pius Wakabi Kasajja the Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries. The…

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Mechanisation Experts from Sub-Saharan Africa Convene to Fast-track Alignment of National Strategies with the Continental Framework

Kampala, 10th December 2019. Country representatives and Heads of Agricultural Mechanisation Departments in Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Zambia, Ghana and Uganda are convening in Kampala for a regional Workshop opened on Tuesday by Hon. Joy Kabatsi the State Minister for Animal Industry. The Regional Workshop was convened by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United…

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Steering Committee for CAADP ATVET Inaugurated in Kampala

Kampala, 26th November 2019. A Steering Committee for the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Technical Vocational Education and Training Project has been inaugurated in Kampala today by Mr. Pius Wakabi Kasajja the MAAIF Permanent Secretary. As experienced in other member countries of the African Union, CAADP ATVET helps to create more coherent policies for…

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Activities of the 10th Anniversary of the FAO China South-South Cooperation and Triangular Cooperation officially opened by President Museveni, New Agreement Signed

Kampala, 26th November 2019. The activities of the 10th Anniversary of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Program and Triangular Cooperation where delegates from over 40 countries are participating have been opened today by HE Yoweri Museveni the President of the Republic of Uganda who was welcomed by a delegation led by Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Sempijja the…

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Vanilla Farmer Group Guidelines and Declaration presented at Uganda Media Centre: District Ordinances Delivering Results

Kampala, 14th November 2019. The Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries has been represented at the Uganda Media Centre today by Hon. Christopher Kibanzanga the State Minister for Agriculture in releasing the official Declaration of Harvest dates for Vanilla for season 2. This is the second seasonal declaration released by the Ministry to match…

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