“We know that the potential in this country is high. We already invested in six collection centers in the clusters of farmers, using a grant from the Netherlands Embassy”
Meet entrepreneur #5
Uganda is emerging, but agribusiness is underdeveloped
which leaves room for sustainable business opportunities with impact on food security and on sustainability. Therefore, developing the agribusiness sector leads to less risks and better conditions to credit providers.
Well developed regarding food security. Politically
stable. The possible positive impact on food security issues and malnutrition are high in Uganda.
Malnutrition accounts for 40% of all child deaths in
Uganda (Bridge, et al, 2006). The agricultural growth is 3% however the population grows with 3,5%.
Increase production to increase income, infrastructure
has to be improved; quality of protein has to be better.
The choice for one sector was made based on several studies, international indexes like DuPont and the contribution to food security of the sector.
Value chain vegetables production Uganda