Press Releases

Gender mainstreaming prioritized in Agriculture Sector Strategic Plan

Seeta, 26th September 2019. As a way of promoting equitable income generation from commercial agricultural, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries has completed formulation of guidelines for inclusion of gender-sensitive plans in the next 5-year Agriculture Sector Strategic Plan and National Development Plan (NDP3). According to research from the Food and Agriculture Organization…

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Rollout of Guidelines for Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in the Agricultural Sector kick-started

Mukono, 25th September 2019. The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), in conjuction with Office of the Prime Minister and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Strengthening Community Resilience to Climate Change and Disaster Risks (SCORE) project, has organized workshops for dissemination of guidelines for mainstreaming climate change adaptation and mitigation in the Agriculture…

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Agribusiness Matchmaking Expo of the Agriculture Cluster Development Project to boost enterprise development and linkages

Entebbe 25th September 2019 Guided by the mission, “To Transform Subsistence Farming to Commercial Agriculture,’’ the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries has introduced an Agribusiness Matchmaking Expo through the Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP) with support from the World Bank. All eligible companies and service providers interested in participating in the Agribusiness Matchmaking Expo, in which the selected…

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The National Adaptation Plan for the Agricultural Sector (NAP-Ag)

Entebbe, 5th September 2018 The Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries worked with partners to develop a National Adaptation Plan for the Agriculture Sector to ensure that agricultural production and productivity are not affected by the adverse effects of climate change. This National Adaptation Plan for the Agriculture Sector (NAP-Ag) contributes to the second…

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Aflatoxin control, Poultry Management and Robusta Coffee Agronomy reinforced with adaptive tools for Extension Workers

Kampala, 29th August 2019 The developed of the Agricultural sector has today received a boost in that will ensure more adaptive Agricultural Extension Services, Guidelines and Aflatoxin Control in Uganda. During the Joint Agriculture Sector Annual Review (JASAR 2019) Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries launched updated manuals for…

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National level Joint Agriculture Sector Annual Review (JASAR 2019) officially opened

Kampala, 29th August 2019 The two-day climax of the 2019 Joint Agriculture Sector Annual Review has been officially opened today by Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries and Mr Pius Wakabi Kasajja the Permanent Secretary. Reports from the JASAR which was convened with representation of Ministry Directorates, Agencies and…

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