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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Fisheries Training Institute Holds Inauguration Ceremony for 10th Governing Council

Entebbe 12th November 2019, The 11th Governing Council of the Fisheries Training Institute has been officially inaugurated today by Mr. Pius Wakabi Kasajja the Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries. As one of the training institutions under the Ministry, the Fisheries Training Institute, Entebbe was established by an Act of…

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Uganda to host delegates from 40 countries for 10th Anniversary of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation

Kampala, 8th November 2019. Having been recognized as the leading African country in project implementation, Uganda has been selected to host delegates from over 40 countries for the 10th Anniversary of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Program and Triangular Cooperation and the 2019 FOCAC Africa-China Poverty Reduction and Development Conference. These events will take place in…

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Why Uganda holds an Annual Indigenous and Traditional Food Fair

Kampala, 29th October 2019. On Friday the 25th of October 2019, the 9th edition of the Annual Indigenous and Traditional Food Fair was officially opened in Kampala by Mr. Pius Wakabi Kasajja the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries. The Indigenous and Traditional Food Fair which is organised by partners…

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Agricultural Sector Progress for Financial Year 2018/19 on Track at 77.6%

Kampala, 25th October 2019 With the guidance of the Mission “To Transform Subsistence Farming to Commercial Agriculture” and Vision of “A Competitive, Profitable and Sustainable Agricultural Sector” the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries has delivered on 2018/19 objectives as evaluated by the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development. Below is an excerpt…

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Uganda to host Disruptive Agricultural Technology and Innovation Challenge: How and why you should apply

Kampala, 11th October 2019. Across Africa, the majority of the population depend on agriculture as the main source of livelihood and there is an increasing interest in agricultural investment for improving agricultural productivity and rural incomes. In Uganda alone, the Agriculture sector contributes to over 70% of employment. Technology has greatly contributed in fostering sustainable…

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Uganda Agribusiness Matchmaking Expo set for 18th November 2019

Entebbe, 11th October 2019. Guided by the mission, “To Transform Subsistence Farming to Commercial Agriculture,’’ the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries is organising an Agribusiness Matchmaking Expo through the Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP) with support from the World Bank. The objective of the Agribusiness Matchmaking Expo is to link qualified dealers in…

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