26 African states attend Agrochemicals food testing training:
Agri-Business Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018
Kampala, uganda--Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is hosting participants from 26 African countries for a four-day Regional Training on Analytical Methods for Veterinary Drugs and Pesticides in Animal Products.
By: Godwin Bonge Muhwezi
Agriculture to receive 10% of budget:
Agri-Business Friday, Apr 13, 2018
KAMULI, Uganda--The speaker of Parliament of Uganda, Rebecca Kadaga has assured Ugandan farmers that government will very soon respect the Malabo declaration which calls for African states to allocate 10% of their national budget to agriculture.
Technology helping East Africa unlock agriculture potential:
Agri-Business Thursday, Apr 12, 2018
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia--Information technology is being utilised more than ever to improve agriculture in East Africa.
Create budget for environment NEMA tells local governments :
Agri-Business Monday, Apr 09, 2018
KAMPALA, Uganda--National Environment management Authority (NEMA) has held meeting with local leaders from Bunyoro region, the meeting focused at strengthen decentralized environment management.
Uganda to extend palm oil growing to other districts :
Agri-Business Friday, Apr 06, 2018
KAMPALA, Uganda--The Minister for Agriculture Animal Industries and Fisheries Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempija has reiterated the need for government to replicate palm oil farming to other districts where the crop can grow well.
Airtel Uganda empowers girl child education with goats:
Agri-Business Friday, Apr 06, 2018
KAMPALA, Uganda--In line with the Education pillar of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, Airtel Uganda has handed over 100 goats to 50 girls in Moroto district in a bid to join in the fundraising campaign #GOATSFORGIRLS that aims at keeping
OPINION: The fertilizer that will transform Africa's agriculture:
Agri-Business Thursday, Mar 29, 2018
NAIROBI, Kenya-- Everywhere we look, technology is being touted as the enabler of a new era of African agricultural prosperity. The exciting world of possibilities offered by blockchain, IoT, machine learning and the like has made companies, governments a
By: Dr Gilbert Saggia
Farmers told to buy tree seedlings from certified suppliers:
Agri-Business Friday, Mar 23, 2018
KAMPALA, Uganda--Ugandans intending to venture into commercial tree farming have been advised to source tree seedlings from only certified nursery dealers to avoid planting substandard tree seedlings.
World Bank's Agric cluster project to benefit Northern Uganda:
Agri-Business Thursday, Mar 22, 2018
KAMPALA, Uganda--Six districts in Acholi sub- region (Northern Uganda) are to benefit from the $150m World Bank funded Project currently being implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries.
Uganda to crackdown on adulterated agro-inputs:
Agri-Business Thursday, Mar 22, 2018
KAMPALA, Uganda-- The Agriculture Minister Hon. Vincent Sempijja, Government has given a three months ultimatum for re-registration and certification of dealers in agro-inputs especially acaricides.
By: Samson okwakol
EU earmarks 15million euros as support to Uganda's beef sector:
Agri-Business Wednesday, Mar 07, 2018
MASINDA, Uganda--The European Union has earmarked 15 Million Euros to Support Uganda’s beef sector.
Mastercard Uses Facebook Messenger to Help SMEs Go Digital:
Agri-Business Friday, Mar 02, 2018
KAMPALA, UGANDA- At Mobile World Congress , Mastercard has announced that it will use Facebook Messenger to provide technology to small businesses in Africa and Asia to drive affordable acceptance of electronic and mobile payments.
Prices for grain decline in EAC reveals anew market report :
Agri-Business Friday, Feb 23, 2018
KAMPALA, Uganda--Prices for grain and cereals in the East African region have gone down; this is according to the January monthly market report released by the East African Grain Councils.
Hundreds throng Slow Food Coffee Festival:
Agri-Business Thursday, Feb 22, 2018
MBALE, Uganda--The third edition of the Slow Food Coffee Festival, took place at Maluku Ground in Mbale, Eastern Uganda, from February 17 and 18.
By: Samson okwakol

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