Certification is one of the core regulatory roles of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF).
MAAIF therefore provides certification for dealers and premises for fisheries, animal resources and crop resources as well as agricultural chemicals and other farm inputs. Below are access points to the three main portals for certification.
Why get certified?
A certificate from the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries is the minimum requirement for any individual, group or company to import or export agricultural products, import of export agricultural inputs, distribute, retail or sell agro-chemicals and seeds.
Only certified seeds, agro-chemicals and other critical farm inputs can be sold or otherwise dealt in legally anywhere in Uganda.
Where is certification done?
Certification by the Ministry is done by the Directorate of Fisheries Resources for fisheries and by the Directorate of Crop Resources for crops, agro-inputs and dealers.
These Directorates are based in Entebbe district at the address in the bottom left corner of this page.