Civil Society Organizations advocating for transparency in Uganda’s budget under their umbrella Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) have expressed their dissatisfaction over the Government’s decision to cut allocations to key social sectors in the 2020/21 National Budget.
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Activists punch holes in Uganda’s 2020/2021 budget

Civil Society Organizations advocating for transparency in Uganda’s budget under their umbrella Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) have expressed their dissatisfaction over the Government’s decision to cut allocations to key social sectors in the 2020/21 National Budget. While addressing journalists in Kampala, the Executive  Director CSBAG Julius Mukunda said that in the 2020/21 budget […]

Uganda government declares new dates for Vanilla harvesting
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Uganda government declares new dates for Vanilla harvesting

Uganda’s Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries has carried forward by a month the Vanilla harvesting period starting from January 15th, 2020 as opposed to the earlier declared date of December 15, 2019. While addressing a press conference in Kampala, Christopher Kibazanga, the Minister of State for Agriculture said the changes have been enforced […]

President Yoweri Museveni has encouraged Danish agricultural investors to consider setting up agricultural processing and production industries in Uganda as opposed to the costly process of importing agriculture machines.
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Danish investors in Uganda for agriculture opportunities

President Yoweri Museveni has encouraged Danish agricultural investors to consider setting up agricultural processing and production industries in Uganda as opposed to the costly process of importing agriculture machines. The President made the remarks while in a meeting with a visiting Danish agribusiness and food tech-business delegation from the Danish Agriculture and Food Council led […]

The importance of Agriculture for inclusive growth is reiterated in various national development strategies but not translated into public expenditures for the sector.
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New World Bank report says Government spending on agriculture must be a priority

The importance of Agriculture for inclusive growth is reiterated in various national development strategies but not translated into public expenditures for the sector. According to a World Bank Report released in Uganda recently, it should be a priority for the government to steer public investments in agriculture towards the provision of public goods such as […]