Agribusiness

Uganda to extend palm oil growing to other districts

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. “As  Ministry of Agriculture we are going to encourage farmers from the districts of Mayuge,  Mpigi , Masasaka, Kalungu  and some  from Bunyoro […]

Agribusiness

Gov’t introduces palm oil farming as environment conservation to

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. “As  Ministry of Agriculture we are going to encourage farmers from the districts of Mayuge,  Mpigi , Masasaka, Kalungu  and some  from Bunyoro […]

Agribusiness

Gov’t introduces palm oil farming as environment conservation to

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. “As  Ministry of Agriculture we are going to encourage farmers from the districts of Mayuge,  Mpigi , Masasaka, Kalungu  and some  from Bunyoro […]

Agribusiness

Farmers told to buy tree seedlings from certified suppliers

  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. The call was made by the Food and Agriculture organization of the United Nations for Sawlog Production Grant Scheme (SPGS) Leonidas Hitimana during the Uganda Timber Growers […]

Agribusiness

World Bank’s Agric cluster project to benefit Northern Uganda

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. The Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP) is set to benefit over 42 districts across Uganda. In Acholi sub-region, the districts of Amuru, Gulu, Pader, […]

Agribusiness

World Bank’s Agric cluster project to benefit Six districts in t

  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. The Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP) is set to benefit over 42 districts across Uganda. In Acholi sub-region, the districts of Amuru, Gulu, […]

Agribusiness

Uganda to crackdown on adulterated agro-inputs

  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. Sempijja also announced the beginning of inspection and crackdown on sale of adulterated agro-inputs. Action is to be taken by MAAIF in close collaboration with the National Drug Authority, […]

Agribusiness

Strathmore University starts first-ever junior mang’t agribusine

NAIROBI, Kenya– AGCO, Your Agriculture Company a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, and its partners have launched the new AGCO Agribusiness Qualification (AAQ) at Strathmore University in Kenya. Twenty students have been enrolled on this brand-new program which is focused on developing the skills, leadership and strategic expertise to drive African agricultural prosperity. […]