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Research Organisations - Uganda (59)

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  • Agribusiness Management Associates (U) Ltd (AMA) - Kampala

  • Agricultural Engineering and Appropriate Technology Research Institute - Kampala

  • Agricultural Production and Extension Project. Agribusiness Development Centre - Kampala

  • Amfri Farms Limited - Kampala

    Our company, AMFRI FARMS LTD also known as AFRICAN ORGANIC, located in Kampala, Uganda is the largest exporter of organic fruits and vegetables from Uganda. We are certified by IMO-Institut of Marketeclogy out of Switzerland. Besides a 1500 acre company farm,400 of which are certified, we have over 100 outgrowers. We are also subscribers to FAIR TRADE and pay our outgrowers premimun prices for their products like pineapple, apple bananas, ginger and passion fruit. We also grow VANILLA and scotch bonnet pepper for the export market.

  • Arapai College of Agriculture - Soroti

  • Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) - Entebbe

    The Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) is a non-political organization of the National Agricultural Research Institutes (NARIs) of ten countries: Burundi, D. R. Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. It aims at increasing the efficiency of agricultural research in the region so as to facilitate economic growth, food security and export competitiveness through productive and sustainable agriculture.

  • AT (Appropriate Technology) Uganda Ltd - Kampala

  • Bukalasa Agricultural College - Wobulenzi

  • CIAT, Kwanada Agricultural Research Institute, Uganda (CIAT) - Kampala

    CIAT in Africa pursues a progressive programme of research on technology and processes important for development that helps rural communities build sustainable livelihoods, through competitive agriculture, healthy agroecosystems, and rural innovation. In pursuit of these goals, we work closely with national institutions, NGOs, and the private sector, and we use participatory methods that offer rural people an active role in devising better ways to improve crops, build rural agroenterprises, and manage soil fertility, pests, and plant diseases.

  • Crop Protection Association of Uganda - Kampala

  • Department of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness - Kampala

    The mission of the Department of Agricultural Economics is to conduct research and train high level manpower in analytical skills that enable them to handle training, research and development issues in the areas of Agricultural Policy, Rural Development, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and Environmental Economics. In pursuit of this mission, the Department trains manpower at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In addition, staff members carry out research activities, attend workshops/conferences/seminars with the main purpose of updating their knowledge and providing empirical findings for policy makers.

  • Department of Agricultural Engineering - Kampala

    The Department of Agricultural Engineering is based in the Faculty of Agriculture at Makerere University. It has a proficient human resource to teach, undertake research and development and to support national and regional programmes related to Agricultural Engineering, Rural Technology support and development, renewable energy resources as well as private formal and informal manufacturing sector. Since the current government policies of Plan for Modernization of Agriculture and NAADS emphasize among others mechanized agriculture, added value processing, irrigation and conservation of natural resources the Department can be a key player with its degree programmes in Agricultural Engineering.

  • Department of Agricultural Extension/Education - Kampala

    The Department of Agricultural Extension Education offers research and training especially in the dissemination of agricultural information. The undergraduate and postgraduate programmes have continued to run smoothly and an innovative programme Bachelor of Agricultural Extension Education for mid career staff was started. The Department has an innovative undergraduate training programme for mid career in agriculture for Diploma holders in Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Forestry. This demand driven programme is specifically designed for farmers farming skills. The Department continues to teach Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology courses to students of Agriculture, Food Science & Technology, Agricultural Engineering, Forestry as well as B.A. Rural Economy. Construction of the facilities at MUARIK, Kabanyolo have now been completed and was financed by the World Bank/NARO. The Department continues to provide staffing and educational guidance to the center. The Department also conducts short courses for extension workers from public and private institutions through the center.

  • Department of Animal Science - Kampala

    The Department of Animal Science has formulated a Department Strategic Plan and our challenge has been to put our plan into full operation. We appreciate that livestock not only makes contribution to high quality food supplies in Uganda but also indirectly contributes to the general agriculture of the country by providing draught power, manure and hides & skins for export. A large fraction of the agricultural land in Uganda is rangeland, devoted to a large extent to pastoral systems. The challenges to the department include becoming effective player in solving the problems of poverty in rural areas, declining productivity of both crop and livestock and participate in the Government of Uganda's efforts to modernise agriculture. Through its teaching and research programs, the Department is well equipped to meet these challenges.

  • Department of Continuing Agricultural Extension Education (CAEC) - Kampala

    The Continuing Agricultural Education Center as an institution was conceived and established in 1993 as a project under the Agricultural Research and Training Project (ARTP) through the National Agricultural Research organization (NARO). The center embarked on joint training efforts between Makerere University (MU), NARO , public and private sector agricultural institutions using the Faculty of Agriculture facilities at the main campus. All the CAEC activities are aimed at strengthening capacity of organizations and individuals to deliver agricultural related services and improve productivity. The uniqueness of CAEC activities and training programs lies in the quick response to the current and future needs in a way that is not satisfied by the conventional University training programs. The center is accordingly structuring its curricula in preparation to provide services on a demand driven basis to various clients. These demands are in form of short-term and mid-term training opportunities.

  • Department of crop science - Kampala

    With an academic staff of 20, and 18 support staff, the department has continued to meet its mission as a focal center for quality training, research and technology development for improved and sustainable crop production. The department is playing a leading role in areas of training and research in the Faculty of Agriculture. It has maintained the largest share of research activities and graduate student enrolment. Plans are underway strengthen further research and training capacity through curricula and structural adjustments. It is eminent that to meet the ever-increasing clientele needs, and provide demand-driven and quality training, we need to expand the department. The vision is to split the current department into the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, and the Department of crop Protection.

  • Department of Food Science & Technology - Kampala

    The Department that begun with only 15 students, 4 staff members and one under equipped laboratory has experienced significant growth in its staff establishment, student numbers and physical infrastructure. The Department now boosts of 14 full time academic staff members, a well equipped food microbiology laboratory, a food chemistry/food analysis laboratory, 7 technicians and over 100 undergraduate students. Having built infrastructure and manpower for postgraduate training, the department admitted the first lot of postgraduate students in 1998. Graduates from the department have filled important positions in the food industry as well as in academic and regulatory organizations. A Post Graduate programme which offers M.Sc.s and Ph.D.s was started in the Department in 1998. The M.Sc. programme is by research and coursework while the Ph.D. is by research only.

  • Department of soil science - Kampala

    In pursuit of the Department's mission, the Department has continued to excel in it's academic, training and research activities and in the creation of national and international linkages. In the area of research, various department staff have continued to pursue research under the following programs: Rehabilitation of degraded soils, soil survey and resource inventorying, Bio-Fertilizer research, Soil fertility development, Soil and water management and Soil and environmental pollution.

  • Eastern Africa Root Research Network (EARRNET) - Kampala

    EARRNET is a regional agricultural research and development network implementing a range of activities to strengthen the cassava sector in Eastern Africa. The network has six research themes, plays a catalytic role in the delivery of new technologies with a range of public and private sector partners and also provides research training and information about cassava.

  • Eastern African Fine Coffees Association (EAFCA) - Kampala

  • Eastern and Centreal Africa Program for Agricultural Policy Analysis (ECAPAPA) - Entebbe

  • Economic Policy Research Centre. Makerere University (EPRC) - Kampala

    Mission Statement 'Fostering sustainable growth and equitable development of the Uganda economy through the advancement of knowledge and practice in applied policy analysis and research'' Vision The Center's Vision is to make a positive contribution to the development of the Uganda economy through the advancement of fact based economic policy formulation and management.

  • Environmental Alert - Kampala

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  • Faculty of Agriculture, Makerere University - Kampala

    Faculty of Agriculture, Makerere University started in 1924 teaching agricultural sciences leading to a Certificate in Agriculture. In 1933, science teaching and the length of training increased leading to the award of Diploma in Agriculture. The Faculty started awarding Degree in Agriculture in 1961. The Faculty of Agriculture now comprises of seven departments, namely; Animal Science, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Extension Education, Crop Science, Food Science and Technology and Soil Science; a Makerere University Agricultural Institute; and a Continuing Agricultural Extension Education Centre. There are now six undergraduate degrees offered in the Faculty of Agriculture as well as MSc., PhD and DSc. programs.

  • Fisheries Resources Research Institute of Uganda (FIRRI) - Jinja

  • Food Science and Technology Research Institute (FOSRI) - Kampala

  • Forestry Research Institute of Uganda (FORI) - Kampala

  • Gulu University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences - Kampala

  • International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Uganda (IITA) - Kampala

  • International Network for the Improvement of Banana and Plantain, Uganda - Kampala

  • Jaksons Farms Limited - Kampala

  • Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute, Uganda - Kampala

  • Kyoga Foundation - Kampala

  • Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) - Jinja

    The objectives of the Lake Victoria Project are to foster co-operation amongst the Contracting Parties, in matters regarding Lake Victoria; harmonise national measures for the sustainable utilisation of the living resources of the Lake; develop and adopt conservation and management measures to assure the Lake s ecosystem health and sustainability of the living resources.

  • Makerere University - Kampala

    Makerere University is Uganda's premier institution of higher learning. With a student population of over 30,000, it ranks as one of the largest in East and Central Africa. It is located on Makerere hill, one of the many hills on which Kampala, the capital city of Uganda is built. The main campus is about 5km to the north of the city centre covering an area of 300 acres (two square kilometres). The location offers an excellent academic environment, because the University is free from all forms of disturbances associated with city locations.

  • Makerere University Agric. Research Inst. Kabanyolo (MUARIK) - Kampala

    MUARIK, located 19 Km North of the University main campus was formally sanctioned in 1996. The original facility at Kabanyolo was Makerere University Farm acquired from a private entrepreneur in 1953 for teaching, research and demonstration for the faculty of Agriculture. Since then, it has been a major source of vital information relevant to agricultural development in East Africa. Training is achieved through provision of land, housing, library and laboratory and workshop facilities to enable students acquire hands-on-farming experience. MUARIK staff participated at various stages and in various capacities, both directly and indirectly under specific departments mandated to oversee training in respective disciplines. Staff has indicated willingness to play a more active role in undergraduate training programmes.

  • Marketing and Postharvest Research in Eastern and Central Afrika (FOODNET) - Kampala

    Overall Project Goal: Strengthening regional capacity in value added, agro-enterprise technologies for increased income, improved nutrition and sustainable food security in eastern and central Africa Project Purpose: To identify market opportunities for existing and novel, value added products, and optimise appropriate postharvest technologies to enhance the income generating capacity of small and medium scale entrepreneurs from the private sector and promote products to improve nutrition.

  • Ministry of Energy and MIneral Development - Kampala

  • Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Production Research Institute (NAARI) - Kampala

  • National Agricultural Advisory Development Service (NAADS) - Kampala

    The National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) is a new program of the government of Uganda put in place to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of agricultural extension service. It is a semi-autonomous body formed under NAADS Act of June 2001 with a mandate to develop a demand driven, farmer-led agricultural service delivery system targeting the poor subsistence farmers, with emphasis to women, youth and people with disabilities. Its development goal is to enhance rural livelihoods by increasing agricultural productivity and profitability in a sustainable manner.

  • National Agricultural Research Laboratories (NARL) - KAMPALA

  • National Agricultural Research Organisation - Kampala

  • National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) - Entebbe

  • National Agricultural Research Organization (NACRRI) - Kampala

    The National Crops Resources Research Institute (NACRRI) is one of the Public Agricultural Research Institutes under the Policy guidance of the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO). The headquarters are situated in Namulonge.

  • National Animal Genetic Resourcces Centre and Databank (NAGRC&DB) (NAGRC&DB) - Entebbe

  • National Animal Genetic Resources Centre&Databenk (NAGRC&DB) (NAGRC&DB) - Entebbe

  • National Forestry Authority, Uganda - Kampala

  • Nkoola Institutional Development Associates Ltd - Kampala

  • Nyabyeya Forestry College - Masindi

  • Participatory Ecological Land Use Management Association (PELUM) - Kampala

    PELUM Association is a regional network of civil society organisations working in eastern, central and southern Africa. It aims to enhance the capacity of member organisations in working towards sustainable local community livelihoods and empowered small scale farmers

  • PRAPACE (PRAPACE) - Kampala

    PRAPACE is a French acronym for Regional Potato and Sweetpotato Improvement Network in Eastern and Central Africa. It developed out of PRAPAC, a network established in 1982 by the national research institutions of Burundi, Rwanda and DR Congo to link their potato programmes. Currently PRAPACE collaborates with potato and sweetpotato programs of ten ASARECA (Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa) member countries in the region.

  • Regional Agricultural Information Network (RAIN) - P.O Box 765, Entebbe

    RAIN is an EU funded network of the Association of Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA). RAIN's Mission is to promote sustainable management of client-oriented agricultural information throughout the Eastern and Central African region.

  • Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) - Kampala

    The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is an association of 12 universities of agriculture and related sciences in East and Southern Africa that recognises the important and largely unfulfilled position that universities occupy in contributing to the wellbeing of small-scale farmers throughout the sub-region. RUFORUM plays the following roles: --an innovator that catalyses change within universities in terms of research training, outreach and related management aspects. --a catalyst and coordinator for partnerships and collaboration within the countries and across the region --an information & knowledge broker --a representor and advocate of universities and their stakeholders

  • Rural Empowerment Network (REN) - Kampala

  • Serere Agricultural and Animal Production Research Institute (SAARI) - Soroti

  • Uganda Martyrs University - Kampala

    Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) whose main Campus is located at Nkozi 82 kms west of Kampala, the Capital of Uganda, on the Kampala-Masaka road, was started in October 1993 with 84 students and two academic departments, namely the Institute of Ethics and Development Studies and the Faculty of Business Administration and Management.

  • Uganda National Farmers Association (UNFA) - Kampala

  • Ugandan National Banana Research Programme (UNBRP) - Kampala

    The goal of the programme is to enhance banana productivity and utilization through development and promotion of technologies for integrated management of weevil, black Sigatoka and nematodes. Enhanced banana productivity will, in turn, contribute to the Uganda national goal of improving food security and household income of people living under severe poverty

  • Volounteer Efforts for Development Concerns (VEDECO) - Kampala

    Volunteer Efforts for Development Concerns (VEDCO) is an indigenous Non Governmental Organization established in 1986 in response to the challenges of poverty that resulted from the social and economic disruptions caused by the military conflicts of 1980-1986 in Luweero. Twenty years now, VEDCO has maintained her critical contributions in addressing the distressing low levels of food security, agricultural productivity and low incomes among rural farmers in seven districts in Uganda, in addition to increasing farmer’s participation in policy processes on issues that affect their agricultural productivity and marketing.

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