The Minister of state for Trade Hon Wakikona David on 14th August 2015 launched the construction of the Katuna Border Market. The overall objective of the Border Market project is to position Uganda to fully exploit the market opportunities created by regional integration, promote value addition...Read more...
United Arab Emirates (UAE) has expressed interest in investing in agro-processing in Uganda with specific interest in adding value to Uganda’s coffee and tea, and also building modern abattoirs. This was revealed by UAE’s new Ambassador to Uganda H.E Abdallah Muhammed Al-Takkawi, during bi-lateral discussions with the Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Amelia Kyambadde, as Uganda prepares to participate in the Africa Global Business Forum in Dubai, UAE that is scheduled for 17th to 18th November, 2015.
|Minister with UAE Envoy at the Ministry of Trade offices|
Cabinet has approved the amendments in the law that governs the operations of Cooperative Societies, with clauses that will consolidate, strengthen the regulation and supervision of all types of cooperative societies. The amendments in the law will see an improvement in the safety and soundness of savings and credit cooperatives, enhance cooperative identity and solidarity, promote member empowerment and improve governance within cooperatives for sustainability of cooperative enterprises.
|Minister Of Trade Industry and Cooperatives Hon Amelia Kyambadde with the Newly inaugurated Communications Team|
The Ministry of trade Industry and Cooperatives in a bid to increase visibility and enhance publicity of its activities has inaugrated a communications team for the Ministry of Trade Industry and cooperatives.
This team is comprised of members from the Ministry and Public Relation officers from the ministrys' affiliate institutions.Read more...
|Late Hon Mutende||Late Hon Mutende|
The Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives is mourning the death of the State Minister for Industry Hon. James Shinyabulo Mutende. He was found dead in his bed in the morning of 3rd October 2015.
The cause of his death is still unknown and burial arrangements are Underway.
Dr Hon Mutende was a veterinarian, an economist, an academician and politician, Mutende was appointed to that position in May 2011, replacing Fr. Simon Lokodo, who was appointed State minister for ethics & integrity in the Office of the President.
May His Soul Rest in Enternal Peace.