Agribusiness

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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President Museveni to officially open the Agric show tomorrow The president of Uganda Farmers Federation Dick Nuwamanya Kamuganga has said President Yoweri Kauguta Museveni is expected to officially open the 26th National Agricultural trade show in Jinja.

President Museveni to officially open the Agric show tomorrow

President Museveni to officially open the Agric show tomorrow President Museveni to officially open the Agric show tomorrow The president […]

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Government is to centralize the importation of veterinary drugs and vaccines

Government is to centralize the importation of veterinary drugs

Government is to centralize the importation of veterinary drugs and vaccines in the country a move which aims at controlling […]

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We Need a Food Revolution

We Need a Food Revolution to strengthen food security

We Need a Food Revolution to strengthen food security In 1984, I gathered the most successful musicians of the time […]

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ITC unveils Market Price portal for more than 100 agriculture products

BY EABW REPORTER KAMPALA, UGANDA- The International Trade Centre (ITC) has announced the launch of the Market Price Information portal, […]

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World Bank commits £9m to support Uganda implement the second National Development Plan

BY PAUL TENTENA KAMPALA, UGANDA- The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) and the World Bank Group have announced […]

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22 seed companies in Eastern & Southern Africa to benefit from Access to Seeds Index

BY SAMSON OKWAKOL Amsterdam, Netherlands–The Access to Seeds Index, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and […]

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Burden of importing food growing among poorest countries-FAO

BY FAO Press Release Rome, Italy–Food imports are placing an increasing burden on the world’s poorest countries, a new FAO […]

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IFAD and Sudan sign deal to transform rural agriculture

BY EABW REPORTER ROME, ITALY-  Sudan’s economic future may rest in the hands of its smallholder farmers. Two thirds of […]

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Two COMESA states approve Genetically Modified Cotton for cultivation

BY SAMUEL NABWIISO ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA- Two more member states of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa have […]

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Uganda rallies on tech innovators to tackle fall armyworm

BY EABW REPORTER KAMPALA, Uganda, —Uganda will on 26th and 29th of June 2018 host the Fall Armyworm Tech Prize. […]

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Milk production in Uganda hits 2.08 billion litres

BY SAMSON OKWAKOL KAMPALA, Uganda—Uganda Dairy Development Authority has indicated that milk production in Uganda has increased from 2.08 billion […]

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Agriculture can transform lives of Ugandan farmers

By Christina Malmberg Calvo Agriculture is Uganda’s ‘green gold’ that can transform the economy and the lives of farmers.  Why […]

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Digital agriculture platform to help African farmers improve crop yields launched

BY EABW REPORT Nairobi, Kenya–Techno Brain has partnered with Microsoft Corporation to launch a Digital Agriculture Platform in Africa to […]

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Ethiopian government-Cardano Technology team up on blockchain

BY RUARI PHILLIPS ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia–The government of Ethiopia is working in partnership with IOHK, the company behind the distributed computing […]

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The 26th National agricultural show pushed to July

BY UNFFE KAMPALA, Uganda–Uganda National Farmers Federation (UNFFE) will on 13th to 22nd July 2018 hold the 26th National Agricultural Show […]

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