NEWS & UPDATES

ASSP ready for external input and contributions from stakeholders

The government under MAAIF has made yet another step towards strengthening the agriculture sector. This endeavor has been possible through the Agriculture Sector Strategic Plan (ASSP) that has recently been open to stakeholders to solicit inputs from their diverse fields. The ASSP is a 5-year strategy for the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries for the period 2015/16 to ... Read More »

FRA Holds Consultative Dialogue on Reconstructing Rural Economy

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Following a research study carried out by FRA on the women exclusion gaps that increase women’s vulnerability to poverty, hunger and malnutrition, FRA on 30th September held a national level consultative dialogue:  Taking Stock of Opportunities in Collective Action to Enhance Women’s Resilience in Agriculture, under the theme: Moving Toward Resilient Women in Agriculture.  The meeting brought together over 60 ... Read More »

FRA holds Strategising Meeting on Improving AEAS

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Following the recently concluded Joint Agriculture Sector Annual Review, Food Rights Alliance on 28th September held an inception meeting on maintaining momentum for an inclusive agricultural extension and advisory system for smallholder farmers in Uganda. The meeting held in Kampala brought together CSOs and the media to strategize on how to up efforts to foster an efficient and effective AEAS ... Read More »

FRA at 42nd Session of the Commitee on World Food Security

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This week, from the 12th to the 16th of October, the Food and Agriculture Organization is holding the 42nd session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) at the FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy. We are glad to inform you that Food Rights Alliance together with other key stakeholders are taking part in this session. We will continue to ... Read More »

SEATINI Holds Regional Meeting on EAC Investment Treaty

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From 24th to 25th Sep 2015, SEATINI Uganda held a Regional Stakeholder Consultative Meeting with Government Officials on promoting Pro-Development Investment Policies and Agreements in the EAC. The meeting brought together key stakeholders in the region from Civil Society Organisations, Government Ministries, Investment Promotion Agencies, Private Sector, Trade Unions, Media, Academia, EAC Secretariat, Members of Parliament and the East African ... Read More »