Agricultural Product Exporters and Farmer Group Representatives Trained in Traceability

Entebbe 14th January 2020. Along with the training of Agricultural Inspection Officers, the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries is also holding training sessions for Exporters of Agricultural Products to increase their knowledge about new measures being taken to ensure that the competitiveness of agricultural exports from Uganda is increased. As highlighted today by…

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NAADS Perfomance report as presented by the Minister for Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries

Kampala, 14th January 2020. The performance report for the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) has been presented at the Uganda Media Center by Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries. Below is an excerpt of the official statement containing details of the report. The National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) has,…

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Roll out of National Traceability System under way

Entebbe, 14th January 2020. The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries is conducting comprehensive training for Agricultural Inspectors to equip them with knowledge about the new and reinforced traceability system that will improve compliance to sanitary and phyto-sanitary standards. The traceability system will also ensure that farmers who are attached to respective registered exporters…

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Uganda Currently free from Locust Attack, Contingency Plan Ready

Kampala, 10th January 2020. An official statement on the status of the country in the wake of a locust attack in the region has been presented at the Uganda Media Centre today by Hon. Aggrey Bagiire the State Minister for Agriculture. An excerpt is as captured below. The second half of the year 2019 recorded…

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Sector Geographical Information System under Development through the Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP)

Mukono, 7th January 2020. The Agriculture Cluster Development Project has concluded a Stakeholders’ workshop in Mukono district aimed at contributing to developing a Geographical Information System for the Agricultural Sector. The system will provide a knowledge base of key locations and trends in the agricultural sector and also contribute to improving the Early Warning Mechanism.…

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Recently Appointed Ministers Welcomed to the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries

Entebbe, 6th January 2020. The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries has officially welcomed the recently appointed Ministers who include Hon. Aggrey Bagire the State Minister for Agriculture, Hon. Adoa Hellen the State Minister for Fisheries and Hon. Bright Rwamirama the State Minister for Animal Industry. The Ministers who were transferred in the same…

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Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries and the Uganda Biodiversity Fund

Entebbe, 18th December 2019. The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal, Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) has entered into a Memorandum of understanding with the Uganda Biodiversity fund (UBF) as an initial step to strengthen collaboration and their common interest in supporting the conservation of Uganda‚Äôs biological diversity. The key challenge in agricultural development is how to increase…

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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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