Competitiveness & enterprise development project: deadline 30th November 2016
Herewith attached is a call for proposals for
the matching grant facility offered by Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU).
Sectors of interest are horticulture,
tourism, coffee, grains, pulses, edible oils, fisheries and ICT
See Fourth call proposals attached for details
Hello family, here's another of my works for you.While funds allocated annually to the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries are seemingly colossal, with an additional sh9.2b to the sh394.4b specifically for enforcement of fishing regulations and standards in the 2013/14 Financial Year budget, the allocation is only “a drop in the sea” and not sufficient to make the work of the ministry, specifically in the fisheries operations visible and tangible.
Globally, illegal fishing activities cause financial losses of $10-23.5b annually and Uganda, as a country, loses close to sh300b every year in illegal fishing activities on Lake Victoria despite the Government’s continued input in preventing the outstanding loss in a product that, according to the Ministry of Finance statistics, represents 60% of government revenue and provides up 50% of animal protein for Ugandan households.
The world’s second largest fresh water lake requires more support through initiatives such a... Read more
La pêche continentale fournit près de 75% de la production halieutique nationale au Bénin. Ce secteur fait face à plusieurs défis dont notamment la croissance de la population, la pollution urbaine et les changements climatiques. Le projet d’amélioration de la résilience de la pêche continentale au Bénin (IRIF) initié par le consortium ACED-LHA-SOW a pour objectif d’améliorer la résilience des communautés de pêcheurs continentaux et des systèmes aquatiques à la surpêche et à la dégradation des eaux. La phase de démarrage du projet se déroulera selon le calendrier suivant :
L’atelier de lancement aura lieu à l’Hôtel du Port à Cotonou et réunira t... Read more
The 2nd AgricBusiness Tradeshow & Conference holds at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja, Nigeria from 3 - 4 November, 2015.
The Annual AgricBusiness Tradeshow & Conference serves as a platform to discuss the potential and viability of the Agricultural business in Nigeria and the West Africa sub-region. The event seeks to symbolize the opportunities in the Agribusiness, as well as synergize on technologies, techniques and human resources. Agriculture is now favourably contributing to the nation’s economy: In the third quarter of 2013, the non-oil sector recorded 7.95 percent, largely driven by better performance in the agricultural sector; particularly crop production.
The Nigeria Agricultural sector now generates one-third of Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and employs two-thirds of the country workforce. Livestock is the second largest agricultural sub-sector and features 16.43 million Cattle, 34.69 million Sheep, 55.15 million Goats, 7.18 million Pigs and 183.16 mil... Read more