World Food Day Activities: New frontiers for Karamoja sub-region

On the 16th of October 2018, the Nabuin Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute which is an institute of the
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World Food Day Activities: New frontiers for Karamoja sub-region

Farmers’ Advisory from the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries

The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, in collaboration with line Ministries Agencies and Departments of Government seeks to
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Farmers’ Advisory from the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries

Agriculture Ministry to enhance availability and access Agricultural Mechanisation and Water for Agricultural Production

As one of the ways of promoting increased agricultural production and productivity, the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries
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Agriculture Ministry to enhance availability and access Agricultural Mechanisation and Water for Agricultural Production

World Food Day call to action: Why eradication of hunger is a multi-stakeholder target

The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries was joined by partners including the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the
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World Food Day call to action: Why eradication of hunger is a multi-stakeholder target

Welcome Message

Guided by the vision of “A competitive, profitable and sustainable agricultural sector” and mission “To transform subsistence farming to commercial agriculture” the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries recognizes the power of communication in transforming agriculture.

It is against that background that I welcome you to explore our website to acquire information and literature for purposes of agricultural research, policy, updates, farmer and trader guidance as well as sector opportunities.

We remain committed to delivering results as highlighted in the Agriculture Sector Strategic Plan (ASSP), the National Development Plan as well as continental and global frameworks such as the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP).

We also count on these platforms to offer you guidance on how to access agricultural sector services provided by Government to enhance increase in incomes, exports, livelihood as well as food and nutrition security.

Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Sempijja- Minister for Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries.

MAAIF Directorates & Departments

MAAIF Agencies

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National Agricultural Research Organisation

The National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) is the apex body for guidance and coordination of all agricultural research activities in the national agricultural research system in Uganda. NARO is a Public Institution established by an act of Parliament, which was enacted on 21st November 2005 with the mandate of “Coordinating, overseeing and guiding agricultural research in Uganda.”

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National Agricultural Advisory Services

The National Agricultural Advisory Services Organization is a semi – autonomous public agency within the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), responsible for public agricultural advisory/extension services. The National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) Programme was created in 2001 by an Act of Parliament to specifically address constraints of lack of access to agricultural information, knowledge and improved technology among rural poor farmers in the country.

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National Animal Genetic Resource Centre & Databank

The National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC & DB) was established in May 2001 as a body corporate (NAGRC&DB) under the Animal Breeding Act, 2001. The National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank has the mandate of  spearheading all breeding activities in the country and mandated to operate on commercial basis in discharging its functions and also carry out development activities.

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Coordinating office for control of Trypanosomiasis In Uganda

Uganda Trypanosomiasis Control Council (UTCC) was created by Parliament as a corporate body through the Act 1992 (Ch. 211) which legalized the Council, the Technical Committee and Coordinating Office for Control of Trypanosomiasis in Uganda (COCTU) as the Secretariat of the Council.  COCTU is a one Health platform to Human and Animal Trypanosomiasis and is mandated to formulate policies, guidelines and to ensure that tsetse and trypanosomiasis control and research is carried out in accordance with the Act 1992 (Ch. 211).

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