On the 12th and 13th of July 2017, AgriProFocus in partnership with SNV, Bank of Uganda, Trias, AMFUI, ISSD, IFDC, aBi Finance, GIZ, LADA, Excel Hort, Kabale Traders Association, Reign Business Development Agency (REBDA), KAZADI and Uganda National Seed Potato Association held an Agribusiness fair in the Kigez region covering (Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu, Rukungiri, Rukiga and Rubanda) Districts. The event under the theme; Investment in New Technologies for Increased Market –Oriented Production was organised with an overall objective of facilitating a platform for building business & market linkages and between farmer entrepreneurs and Agribusiness Development Services providers including for increased agribusiness investment, improved agricultural production and productivity and influencing an enabling policy environment.
The event attracted over 280 participants, with close to 20 of them registering on the Agriprofocus online platform.
The exhibition lasted for two days and a total of 24 organisations and Agribusinesses exhibited their products. These included 11 business development service providers and 8 development partners exhibiting various agribusiness value chain development services and equipment 4 Financial service providers participated in the showcasing and pitching of the various financial products and services 1 government body.