Before 2015, Seraphine Adibakum, a Moyo-based farmer and his workers took a month to cultivate his 20 acre piece of land using the hand hoe. So he could not plan the cassava at the same time and therefore had less for the market.Besides, Adibakum says he was spending most of the little money from the cassava sales on workers’ food, transport and wages every month.
However, this changed in 2015 when Adibakum bought an old tractor to mechanise his farming and increase output. He has since opened up more land for cultivation and bought a second tractor, a new one. In addition to his own farm work, Adibakum hires out the tractors to other farmers. He says he earns more from agriculture having ventured into rice and from the tractor hire.
Adibakum’s is an example of how mechanism in agribusiness enterprises is improving farms in northern Uganda and has boosted people’s incomes, food security and created employment. Small scale farmers have ex... Read more
Incoming Agri-Machinery Trade Mission from the Netherlands to Uganda
(20th-24th March 2016):
Dear Colleagues, between the 20th and 24th of March 2016, a delegation of 8 Dutch companies that specialize in supplying quality but affordable agri-machinery and one company that supplies hybrid vegetable seed will be in Uganda, and are interested in meeting Ugandan companies and Individuals looking to access quality machinery and Seed from the Netherlands.
Participating companies include:
(i) A supplier of Dairy farming and processing machinery and equipment,
(ii) Suppliers of tractor machinery and implements (both new and second hand),
(iii) Suppliers of agriculture cold storage systems,
(iv) Suppliers of hybrid vegetable seeds,
(v) A supplier of a range of agricultural tools and equipment, and
(vi) A supplier of agricultural engineering services.
(vii) A supplier of poultry equipment
See summary of participating companies in the attachment
Opportunity to Meet:
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9 Dutch Agri-machinery supplying companies will be in Uganda on a trade mission between the 20th to the 24th of March, and on 22nd March, at the Imperial Royale hotel, they will be available to meet and have one on one discussion with all Ugandan companies and Individuals that would like to explore accessing agri-machinery from the Netherlands. This is a great opportunity for any Ugandan agribusinesses that would like to access quality but affordable machinery (new and second hand) from reputable suppliers from the Netherlands.
During the learning and matchmaking event, on the 22nd March, several financial service providers (DFCU, Centenary Bank, Bank of Uganda (agricultural credit facility), Financing for Agriculture (FA) Bidnetwork among others will be on hand to explain the various financing opportunities they can offer to support those interested to procure agricultural machinery.
This is an exciting opportunity for those Agribusinesses, positioning thems... Read more
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