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Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries MAAIF

Type of Organization: Institution
Areas of work: Agricultural and rural legislation
Region: Africa
Country: Uganda
Description:
The Ministry is guided by the vision of being a “competitive, profitable and sustainable agricultural sector” with the mission of "transforming subsistence farming to commercial agriculture”. The sector investment strategy ending FY 2020/2021 has been targeted at achieving four major objectives: i) Increasing agricultural production and productivity; ii) Increasing access to critical farm inputs; iii) Improving agricultural markets and value addition; and iv) Improving service delivery through strengthening the institutional capacity. The interventions focused on 12 priority commodities, namely: bananas, beans, maize, rice, cassava, tea, coffee, fruits and vegetables, dairy, fish, livestock (meat); and four strategic commodities, namely cocoa, cotton, seeds oil and palm oil.