Agribusiness

MTN Expo concludes with Huawei ’s Connected Cow Agricultural Solution taking lead  

Huawei has showcased the future of technology with latest technological trends like the Virtual Reality gaming technology, RuralStar solution and […]

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Bank of Uganda deputy governor Luis Kasekende

Central Bank Roots for Contract Farming in Uganda

Bank of Uganda deputy governor Luis Kasekende has advised Ugandan farmers especially small holder to adopt contract farming system which […]

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Baliraine with other members address a press conference

Farmers ask Government to subsidize agricultural mechanization equipment

As Uganda joined the rest of the World to celebrate the World Food Day on October 16, farmers under the […]

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Dr Roseline Nyamuntale (cenre) speaking during press conference at the Sasakawa Global 2000 Uganda in Kampala

Develop youth friendly programmes, development partners in agriculture sector advised

Development partners in agriculture have been told to come up with programmes that can attract the youth to take part […]

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A new report from Wefarm one of the world largest farmer to farmer digital network indicates that 1.1 Million farmers both in Uganda and Kenya are embracing

More farmers embracing ICT for extension services new report reveals

A new report from Wefarm one of the world largest farmer to farmer digital network indicates that 1.1 Million farmers both […]

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With the new frame work between FAO and AU, farmer s will be able to acquire such machines

FAO, African Union Launch Agriculture Mechanisation Drive

Farmers, mainly small scale farmers, will soon have access to agricultural mechanisation equipment such as tractors thanks to the new […]

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Cocoa farmers in Uganda are up in arms after they noticed an increase in fake Cocoa seedlings on the market which they say are being supplied by the Government-backed programme of Operation Wealth Creation.

Uganda Cocoa farmers decry influx of fake seedlings on market 

Cocoa farmers in Uganda are up in arms after they noticed an increase in fake Cocoa seedlings on the market […]

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agricultural manuals to help maize and beans farmers

Uganda Launches New Agricultural Materials for Beans and Maize Farmers

The Government of Uganda has developed and launched revised agricultural manuals to help maize and beans farmers shift from subsistence […]

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The African Development Bank has called on global partners to join hands to lift one billion people worldwide out of hunger.

African Development Bank seeks partnerships to lift 1 billion people out of hunger globally

The African Development Bank has called on global partners to join hands to lift one billion people worldwide out of […]

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farmers petition over funding

Farmers to petition EAC heads of state over poor agriculture funding

Small-scale farmers from the Eastern African Community (EAC) bloc are looking to petition the regional heads of state through the […]

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In a move aimed at protecting farmers against  bad weather, Uganda’s  Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) is set to roll out the National Agriculture Insurance Scheme

Uganda confirms National Agriculture Insurance Scheme to start next year

In a move aimed at protecting farmers against bad weather, Uganda’s  Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) is […]

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Uganda has defended its move to giveaway land belonging to the Ministry of Agriculture, line agencies and ranches to investors arguing that the decision is meant to help the country to have good and high quality supply of Agricultural inputs.

Uganda defends giveaway of Government Ranches

Uganda has defended its move to giveaway land belonging to the Ministry of Agriculture, line agencies and ranches to investors […]

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FAO targets agriculture investments to end hunger in Africa

FAO targets agriculture investments to end hunger in Africa

The African Development Bank and FAO have agreed to boost joint efforts aimed at catalysing agriculture sector investments in Africa […]

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Demand for Ugandan pigs in China increases farmers tipped on bulk production

Demand for Ugandan pigs increases in China farmers tipped on bulk production

Demand for Ugandan pigs increases in China  farmers tipped on bulk production: The Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Vicent […]

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In Africa, agricultural businesses can stem the tide of migration

In Africa, agricultural businesses can stem the tide of migration

In Africa, agricultural businesses can stem the tide of migration: Creating decent employment opportunities for youth in Africa’s agriculture sector […]

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EAC small scale farmers to Benefit from a $5m capital loan: Small scale farmers from the East African Community will have reason to smile after Calvert Impact Capital

EAC small scale farmers to Benefit from a $5m capital loan

EAC small scale farmers to Benefit from a $5m capital loan: Small scale farmers from the East African Community will […]

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Farmers ask gov't to remove taxes on post-harvest handling equipment

Farmers want no taxes on post-harvest handling equipment

Farmers want no taxes on post-harvest handling equipment: Ugandan farmers under their Umbrella organization, Uganda National Farmers Federation have asked […]

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The President of the African Development Bank Group, Akinwumi Adesina, has made an urgent call to give farmers across the continent new technologies with the potential to transform agricultural production.

Drones, artificial intelligence, robotics and blockchains will change African agriculture

The President of the African Development Bank Group, Akinwumi Adesina, has made an urgent call to give farmers across the […]

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Govt sets aside 100bn for the purchase of maize by private sector

Gov’t sets aside 100bn for private sector to buy maize

Govt sets aside 100bn for the purchase of maize by private sector: Government has set aside Ugx 100bn shillings for […]

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Kenyatta eyes 50 feedlot zones for livestock export production

Kenyatta eyes 50 feedlot zones for livestock export production

Kenyatta eyes 50 feedlot zones for livestock export production: President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced government plans to establish 50 special […]

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The President of the African Development Bank Group, Akinwumi Adesina, has made an urgent call to give farmers across the continent new technologies with the potential to transform agricultural production.

African Development Bank President Adesina calls  for technology transfer to farmers

The President of the African Development Bank Group, Akinwumi Adesina, has made an urgent call to give farmers across the […]

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A-team of five students from three Universities in Uganda  are developing   an Incubator that will help poultry farmers to solve the problem of nutritional deficiency.

University students develop larvae hatch technology to support poultry farmers

A-team of five students from three Universities in Uganda  are developing   an Incubator that will help poultry farmers to solve […]

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Export prices for cereals, dairy, sugar, meat and vegetable oils decline

Export prices for cereals, dairy, sugar, meat and vegetable oils decline

Export prices for cereals, dairy, sugar, meat and vegetable oils decline: Global agricultural food commodity prices fell sharply in July, […]

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Salva Kiir orders ban on charcoal trade

Salva Kiir orders ban on charcoal trade: In an effort to protect South Sudan’s forest’s cover which is being depleting […]

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The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Winfred Kiiza, has called for increased government investment in agriculture, which will spur growth in other sectors of the economy.

Uganda’s Leader Of Opposition calls for more funding to agriculture

The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Winfred Kiiza, has called for increased government investment in agriculture, which will spur […]

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ICT students challenged to develop Apps for agricultural betterment:

ICT students challenged to develop Apps for agricultural betterment

ICT students challenged to develop Apps for agricultural betterment; Student s under taking Information and Communication Technology related courses have […]

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Uganda's seed sector crippled by lack of inspectors--report

Uganda’s seed sector crippled by lack of inspectors–report

Uganda’s seed sector crippled by lack of inspectors–report: Preliminary findings from the study conducted by the African Seed Access Index […]

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Uganda Cotton Farmers to get training in modern production

Uganda Cotton Farmers to get training in modern production

30,000 smallholder cotton farmers from the West Nile region will benefit from out grower programmes backed by AgDevCo’s Smallholder Development […]

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Ugandan MP wants Contingency Fund operationalized

Ugandan MP wants Contingency Fund operationalized quickly

A Ugandan Woman Member of Parliament Robinah Nabbanja has asked the Government to fast track the operationalization of the Contingency […]

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Uganda poised to become the largest dairy exporter in Africa.

Uganda poised to become the largest dairy exporter in Africa.

Uganda poised to become the largest dairy exporter in Africa. The dairy sector is slowly inching its way into Uganda’s […]

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