Posted By in Business Brokering Uganda
Posted 4 August 2017 at 07:26


The Competitiveness Enterprise Development Project announces of 5th round of call for businesses to apply for a matching grant. The MGF is only open to private enterprises and associations operating in the following sectors: tourism, Agribusiness (only coffee, grains and pulses, horticulture, edible oils and fisheries) and Information technology/ business process outsourcing. 

Find more details here

Posted By in Horticulture Uganda Page
Posted 24 November 2016 at 05:51

Call for proposals 

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

Good luck!

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 10 June 2015 at 03:38

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 as the “Cl

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Benin
Posted 16 April 2015 at 11:40

Lancement du project de recherche IRIF, voir ce lien vers le site de ACED. Et aussi ce lien au site du Food & Business Knowledge Platform (pages sur le Applied Research Fund, ARF).

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 :

  • 15 avril : Visite de terrain
  • 16 avril : Atelier de travail entre les membres du consortium
  • 17 avril : Atelier de lancement du projet

L’atelier de lancement aura lieu à l’Hôtel du Port à Cotonou et réunira tou

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Georges Djodji Akibodé Au Mali nous partageons le meme immeuble avec un projet de chaine de valeurs POISSON et Oignon. Cet projet vise à accroître la contribution de la pêche , de la pisciculture et oignon à l’économie nationale et améliorer les conditions de vie des communautés de pêche; accroître la contribution du sous - secteur à la satisfaction des besoins alimentaires du pays;et de promouvoir un aménagement durable des pêcheries maliennes.

2 years 4 months ago

Nicole Metz Merci Georges, c'est très intéressant. Est-ce que vous pouvez m'envoyer (à le nom et l'adresse e-mail d'une personne de contact de ce projet de chaîne de valeurs poisson et oignon? Je pourrais passer ce contact à l'équipe de recherche béninoise. Merci et bonne journée.

2 years 4 months ago

Georges Djodji Akibodé Oui, avec grand plaisir. La chaine de valeur Poisson et Oignon a comme Deputy Manager Mr Idrissa Ba, le coordonnateur APF-Mali.

2 years 3 months ago

Nicole Metz Merci - c'est un lien très direct! Je vais passer le contact d'Idrissa à l'équipe de recherche béninois.

2 years 3 months ago


2nd AgricBusiness Tradeshow & Conference

Event posted by in AgriProFocus International
  03 November 2015 - 08:30 to 04 November 2015 - 16:30

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 millio

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