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Agriculture Minister delivers message of commitment to Regional Fisheries Management
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Agriculture Minister delivers message of commitment to Regional Fisheries Management

On the 4th of October 2018, Hon. Vincent Sempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries visited the Secretariat of the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) in Jinja district. During his visit, the Minister who was accompanied by Dr. Edward Rukunya the Director for Fisheries Resources delivered a message of commitment to the regional efforts

Fisheries Training Institute celebrates 50 years of quality training
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Fisheries Training Institute celebrates 50 years of quality training

On the 5th of October 2018, the Fisheries Training Institute marked 50 years of existence since it’s inauguration on the 23rd of February 1968, by the late Hon. John Babiiha the then Vice President and the Minister of Animal Husbandry, Game and Fisheries. The celebrations which were held at the Institute were presided over by Hon. Eng.

Uganda celebrates International Coffee Day at the Mukono Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute
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Uganda celebrates International Coffee Day at the Mukono Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute

On the 4th of October 2018, Uganda held a series of activities in celebration of the International Coffee Day at the Mukono Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute. The activities of the day which included exhibition of coffee value chain technologies were organised by the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) which is one of seven Agencies

World Food Day 2018 activities officially launched by the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries
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World Food Day 2018 activities officially launched by the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries

On the 3rd of October 2018, Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Sempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries officially launched the activities for the 2018 World Food Day celebrations through a media briefing at the Uganda Media Center. The climax of activities to mark the 2018 World Food Day will take place on the 16th

Fisheries Training Institute to celebrate 50 Years of Quality Training
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Fisheries Training Institute to celebrate 50 Years of Quality Training

The Fisheries Training Institute of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries will be commemorating 50 years of quality training in Uganda on the 5th of October 2018 at the Institute premises in Entebbe. Above: Representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Top Management with staff of the Fisheries Training Institute

Cabinet releases guidelines aimed at reinforcing Animal Health
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Cabinet releases guidelines aimed at reinforcing Animal Health

On the 26th of September, 2018 Hon. Joy Kabatsi the State Minister for Animal Industry presented to the general public, resolutions made by a Cabinet meeting that sat on Monday 24th September 2018 at State House Entebbe. During the Cabinet meeting, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) presented Information Paper No. 163 on

Agriculture Ministry launches standardized extension materials for Beans and Maize
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Agriculture Ministry launches standardized extension materials for Beans and Maize

On the 25th of September 2018, the Directorate of Agricultural Extension Services in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries launched two major publications containing Agricultural Extension guidelines for Extension Officers in the country. The materials which were officially launched in Kampala by Hon. Joy Kabatsi the State Minister for Animal Industry included a

Success registered under the The Agricultural Technology and Agribusiness Advisory Services (ATAAS) project.
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Success registered under the The Agricultural Technology and Agribusiness Advisory Services (ATAAS) project.

In December 2010, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) kick-started the implementation of a project code-named, “The Agricultural Technology and Agribusiness Advisory Services (ATAAS) project.”   The project was declared effective in December 2010 and was initially implemented between the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) and the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS). The project

Increasing knowledge-sharing and transfer with Israeli partners
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Increasing knowledge-sharing and transfer with Israeli partners

On the 5th of September 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries received a  team from Israel for meetings and tours to develop best approaches to increasing partnership in Agriculture especially through knowledge-sharing. The Ministry of Agriculture is also exploring more ways of engaging the graduate students in Uganda when they return from

Improving Inspection, Certification and Regulation through training on e-services
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Improving Inspection, Certification and Regulation through training on e-services

On the 4th of September 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries concluded a comprehensive training on e-certification for inspectors in the Directorate of Crop Inspection and trade desk information officers from the private sector in Jinja. Above: Trainees on the e-certification programme in Jinja district. The training is aimed at increasing speed