Progress achieved in implementation of 2016 Manifesto

Below is an excerpt of the official statement presented by Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries at the media briefing on Manifesto implementation to which he was accompagnied by Mr. Pius Wakabi Kasajja the Permanent Secretary along with other members of the Ministry Top Policy Management. Agriculture is among…

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2019 World Bank mission: Evaluating project achievements and opportunities under the Agriculture Cluster Development Project

On the 13th of May 2019, a team from the World Bank kicked off the 2019 mission aimed at evaluating progress and highlighting opportunities under the Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP). The team which started their activities with an official meeting with the Permanent Secretary Mr. Pius Wakabi Kasajja was taken through presentations on progress…

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Driving Agricultural Transformation through Enhanced Extension Services and Mechanisation for Commercial and Small Holder Farmers in Uganda

The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries has concluded preparations for the commissioning of Earth-Moving Equipment, 1061 motocycles and 126 vehicles for Agricultural Extension Workers and 114 tractors for farmer cooperatives across all regions of the country. The commissioning will be officially done by His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni the President of Uganda on the…

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

Above: Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Sempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries  addressing participants at the launch of the e-voucher system at Bulakati Grounds in Lukaya sub-county. The official launch of the e-voucher system was marked by the handover of inputs to the first farmer to be registered on the system and five motor…

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Enhancing National Food Security through Increased Rice Production Project

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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