Agribusiness

Agro ecology is farming that centres on food production that makes the best use of nature’s goods and services while preserving natural resources.

Promote Agro ecology farming to protect our environment, agriculturalists urge govt

James Isabirye   a maize farmers from Wakiso District has been farming for the last 10 years with the hope of […]

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African leaders agreed in Maputo, Mozambique, in 2003 to refocus national attention to building stronger, more dynamic agriculture sectors.

African leaders urged to recommit to boosting continent’s agriculture sector

CAIRO – Africa’s leaders should honour their commitment to allocate 10 percent of their budgets to agriculture if the continent […]

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Ahereza has since more than doubled his yields: this season harvesting five 100 kg bags of maize compared with two bags per season previously

Wefarm launches Champion Farmer award for farmers driving agricultural knowhow countrywide

BUSHENYI, UGANDA – Asheri Ahereza, a maize farmer from Bushenyi, Western Uganda, has been named by Wefarm as a Champion […]

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The launch of the report was attended by farmers from Northern Uganda District officials and Local government leaders from the region.

Involve famers in seed management systems, government urged

GULU – Small scale farmers want government to involve them in seed management system say this will help them stop […]

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According to experts, the African population is expected to double by 2050, which means that food demand on the continent is expected to at least double by then.

Why tech is key to Transforming the African agribusiness sector

According to experts, the African population is expected to double by 2050, which means that food demand on the continent […]

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Small-holder Farmers Need Access to Financing Across Agricultural Value Chain

Boksburg – Access to adequate financing is often identified as one of the key inhibitors to achieving long-term sustainability for Africa’s […]

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The report recommended that government promotes the utilization of community owned solar powered irrigation systems in the major water resources for crops, livestock and fisheries production since the technology is cheap and can be easily adopted by small scale farmers.

Farmers ask govt to provide water for agriculture production

Government has been urged to come up with a strong legal framework that can support Ugandan farmers to access water […]

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Agriculture can provide jobs to Uganda’s unemployed youth if well harnessed, according to the twelfth Uganda Economic Update published today by the World Bank.

Farming: How Uganda’s Agriculture and Food System Can Create Jobs

Agriculture can provide jobs to Uganda’s unemployed youth if well harnessed, according to the twelfth Uganda Economic Update published today […]

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Uganda’s economy has rebounded strongly to 6.1% in FY17/18, up from 3.9% the previous year, and the country’s positive growth is expected to continue, according to the latest edition of the Uganda Economic Update released by the World Bank.

Uganda’s Economy rebounds to grow at 6.1%

Uganda’s economy has rebounded strongly to 6.1% in FY17/18, up from 3.9% the previous year, and the country’s positive growth […]

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Kisoro District is also supported through USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services activity in South-western Uganda to improve integrated health services, including HIV and malaria testing and treatment, and maternal and child health.

New U.S.-Funded Agriculture Activity to Benefit 100,000 Households

United States Ambassador to Uganda Deborah Malac, together with the Minister of State for Gender and Culture Mutuzo Peace Regis, […]

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Farmers from within the East African Community have asked EALA Speaker to add on the agenda of discussions, to be discussed by EAC Presidents

Farmers demand EAC Heads to address agriculture problems

Farmers from within the East African Community have asked EALA Speaker to add on the agenda of discussions, to be […]

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Agriculture in Uganda

U.S Government Supports Campaign to Combat Toxins in Agricultural Produce

Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi and the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), along with USAID Mission Director […]

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Farmers explaining talk about the importance of farming Indigenous crop varieties

Promote growing of Indigenous Crops, Farmers Urge Uganda Government

Farmers in Uganda want government to promote growing of indigenous crops which they say are cheap to produce and play […]

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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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