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November 13 2018, Kampala, The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries  has  launched  a new project called the ‘Enhancing National Food Security through Increased Rice Production Project.’ The project which was officially launched by Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Sempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries was designed by the Ministry to support production of rice in the districts of Bugiri

Launch of the e-voucher system of the Agriculture Cluster Development Project

Launch of the e-voucher system of the Agriculture Cluster Development Project

November 09 2018, Kalungu District The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries has launched a mobile-based system that will be used by farmers to purchase critical farm in-puts. The system which is known as the “e-voucher system” was developed under the Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP) which is a 6-year partnership project supported by the World Bank. Using the

Launch of National Action Plan and Strategy for Aflatoxin Control in Uganda

Launch of National Action Plan and Strategy for Aflatoxin Control in Uganda

On the 31st of October, 2018, a National Awareness Campaign for the Control of Mycotoxins with special emphasis on Aflatoxins as launched by H.E Edward Kiwanuka Sekandi the Vice President of Uganda on behalf of H.E Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni the President. The Campaign included a National Action Plan for Aflatoxin Control along with the related Information, Education and Communication (IEC)

Harness opportunities both on and off the farm: Official Graduation Message from the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries at the 21st Graduation Ceremony of Nkumba University

Harness opportunities both on and off the farm: Official Graduation Message from the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries at the 21st Graduation Ceremony of Nkumba University

On the 27th of October 2018, Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Sempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries officiated at the 21st Graduation ceremony of Nkumba University in Entebbe as Chief Guest. Hon. Sempijja was hosted by the University leadership led by the Chancellor Prof. Gordon Wavamunno and Professor Wilson Muyinda Mande the Vice Chancellor and delivered a message to

Press Statement on planned launch of National Action Plan and Countrywide Campaign for Mycotoxin Mitigation with special emphasis on Aflatoxins

Press Statement on planned launch of National Action Plan and Countrywide Campaign for Mycotoxin Mitigation with special emphasis on Aflatoxins

On the 25th of October 2018, Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Sempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries presented an official Press Statement to the Media at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala. Above: Hon. Vincent Sempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries addressing the media at the Uganda Media Centre. The Statement was centered on the planned launch

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

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 National Agriculture Research Organisation (NARO) located in Nabilatuk district hosted the national activities of the 39th National World Food Day celebrations. The activities were organised by the Agriculture Ministry through the Extension Directorate and NARO in partnership with the Food and

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

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 keep farmers informed of new developments that have an impact on agricultural production. Having noted the increase in rains across the country that is predicted to continue increasing as reported by weather experts, the Ministry advises farmers as follows. General

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

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 is stepping up investment in agricultural mechanization and water for agricultural production. To achieve this, the Ministry set up a specialised Department for Agricultural Infrastructure, Mechanisation and Water for Agricultural Production which works closely with line Ministries and Agencies of

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

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 United Nations and the Food Rights Alliance to organise activities for the 2018 World Food Day in Uganda. The official hosts of these activities were selected as Nabuin Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute which is under the National Agricultural

New Boards for Seed and Agricultural Chemical Control inaugurated by Agriculture Minister

New Boards for Seed and Agricultural Chemical Control inaugurated by Agriculture Minister

On the 4th of October 2018, new Boards for Seed and Agricultural Chemicals were inaugurated during a meeting at the headquarters of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries in Entebbe. The meeting during which the Board was instituted was chaired by Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Sempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries. Above: Board members with Hon. Vincent