Answers to: What are Aflatoxins? How does poor Product handling of grains increase chances of getting liver cancer and other diseases? How should grain be stored? How does one group of toxins cost grain-growing countries billions of dollars in losses from crop, animal and Fisheries enterprises? What is the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries doing to combat this in Uganda as one of six leading countries in the fight against aflatoxins?
What is being done in practice at the grassroots?
Details in launch of the first National Action Plan on the continent by H.E Edward Kiwanuka Sekandi Vice President of Uganda on behalf of the President, moderated by Mr. Pius Wakabi Kasajja the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries.
Here is why Uganda remains one of the top 5 African Countries leading in mycotoxin-related research and control, Details of planned launch of the National Anti-Mycotoxin Campaign with special emphasis on Aflatoxins. See excerpt from Statement by Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Sempijja, Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries :
Call for Expression of Interest for Consultancy Services for Studies, Detailed Engineering Design and Construction Supervision for proposed Irrigation schemes development of Igogero and Naigombwa in Bugiri and Bugweri districts. Details on National Agriculture Portal here: http://agriculture.go.ug/job/consultancy-services-for-detailed-engineering-design-and-construction-supervision-for-proposed-irrigation-schemes-development/
Details of a job advertisement for the position of Principal, National Farmers' Leadership Center are available on the National Agriculture Portal (Official website of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries). Usable link here: http://agriculture.go.ug/…/principal-national-farmers-lead…/
The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries job vacancies
to be filled through the Ministry of Public Service Application
Procedures (For quick updates, follow on twitter @MAAIF_Uganda and Facebook @MAAIFUganda). The vacancies include the following.
1. Director Fisheries Resources
2. Director Crop Resources and
3. Assistant Commissioner Planning 👉https://vacancies.psc.go.ug/ors/Advert/Index/5
The Source of the Nile National Agriculture Show is an annual flagship event in Uganda’s Agricultural Sector organised in partnership with the Uganda National Farmers Federation (UNFFE).
This year, the theme of the Show is ” Fostering Agricultural Value Chains Innovation for Farmer-Led Food Security, Household Income and Job Creation. “ This year the show runs from 13th to 22nd July.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) is recruiting experts to work with the National Farmers' Leadership Center. See attached advert. For instant updates on the openings, updates and sector opportunities for 2018 and more, follow the Ministry online including twitter @MAAIF_Ug.
Details here: http://africaain.org/countrywide-study-on-agricultural-financing-potato-platform-launched-in-uganda-agribusiness-incubation-highlighted-as-means-for-job-creation-and-technology-commercialisation/
Details here: http://africaain.org/accreditation-for-agribusiness-incubators-and-hubs-kick-started-in-accra-ghana-africa-to-gain-more-from-joint-initiatives-by-aain-and-partners/
The next phase of agribusiness incubator and incubator hub accreditation is finally open. To have your organisation or group benefit from this phase, here is the update: http://africaain.org/accreditation-for-agribusiness-incubators-and-hubs-kick-started-in-accra-ghana-africa-to-gain-more-from-joint-initiatives-by-aain-and-partners/
Africa's largest spectacle and business platform in agribusiness incubation, the African Agribusiness Conference and Expo will be held again in Dakar, Senegal for another 3 days of pure business from 7th to 9th March, 2018.
High on the agenda is the role of agribusiness incubation and thematic side-events addressing existing bottlenecks to agribusiness development in Africa with the guiding theme of “Turning Science into Business.”
Like the inaugural edition, the second Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day will be hosted by the youth at the centre with all events tailor-made for the youth.
From 450 delegates in Nairobi, Kenya in 2015 to 900 in Accra Ghana 2016, this business boosting spectacle is calling for more seats to accommodate the demand come March 2018 in Dakar.
For the official invitation, conference concept, program and online registration please visit www.africaain.info
From 8th to 10th November 2017, the Africa Agribusiness Incubation Conference & Expo along with the second Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day will be hosted by the African Agribusiness Incubators Network (AAIN) together with partners in Dakar, Senegal. For updates and reservations email email@example.com or visit the website www.africaain.org. For instant updates, follow AAIN on twitter and LinkedIn via @AAINOnline trending with #AfricaYouthinAg2 and the facebook page https://facebook.com/AAINOnline/?view_public_for=982333048563054&_rdr
In case you missed it. The AAIN Digest e-newsletter issue 2 of 2017 is here. http://africaain.org/aain-digest-e-newsletter-issue-2-for-2017/
For your sponsorship to the main event with us from the African Agribusiness Incubators Network (AAIN), partner African Union CAADP Technical networks and more in Dakar, Senegal.
Vital details in link: http://africaain.org/2nd-annual-africa-youth-in-agribusiness-day-challenge-open/