Government of Uganda through my Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives (MTIC) received a United States, Two hundred thousand Dollars grant to implement the Switch Africa Green project-Component B on Promoting Sustainable Consumption and Production Practices and Eco- entrepreneurship...Read more...
Progress at Soroti Fruit Factory being constructed at Arapai by UDC in collaboration with KOICA (2)Read more...
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced professionals for the following Professional posts at the COMESA Secretariat:
Applications MUST be submitted through the Coordinating Ministries of the respective member States.The coordinating Ministry for COMESA in uganda is the Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives. Read more...
The National Grain Trade Policy 2015 has been launched. The Policy was launched by the Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Hon. Amelia Kyambadde at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala. The Policy aims at promoting growth and improving incomes of actors in the grain sub sector for food security and industrialization by use of modern post-harvest handling and value addition techniques, structured marketing and effective regulation.
The Ministry Of Trade Industry and Cooperatives under the DICOSS Project is holding a networking Conference for District Commercial Officers.
The Confrence has attracted District Commercial Officers,Assistant District Commercial Officers and District Production Officers from Fourty Districts.Read more...
Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde meets Singapore Minister of State for Trade and Industry
Singapore has cautioned Uganda not to loose its agricultural sector to the mining industry especially to the newly discovered oil. The caution was made by the Singaporean Minister of State for Trade and Industry, Hon. Dr. KohPoh Koon, during a meeting with Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde. Dr. Koh was in Uganda for a state visit to explore new growth opportunities and strengthen the trade relations between Singapore and Uganda. He came with a delegation of investors with interests in investing in Uganda. Read more...
|L-R: Heads of State expected at the Summit, Sighning of the Report at the Summit
Uganda is hosting the 13th Northern Corridor Integration Projects Summit scheduled to take place on April 22-23, 2016 at Speke Resort Munyonyo under the Chairmanship of H.E. President Yoweri Museveni.
The Summit will be preceded by a Ministerial meeting on April 21, 2016 and a Senior Officials’ meeting on April 19-20, 2016. These meetings will review the status of implementation of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NCIP) since the last Summit held in December 2015 in Kigali, Rwanda.
The countries that will participate are Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia.
The Northern Corridor is the transport corridor that links the EAC landlocked countries of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan with the Port of Mombasa, Kenya. The corridor also serves Northern Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia.
The Northern Corridor Integration Projects has 16 clusters centered around the areas of infrastructure development, energy, information technology and socio-economic development. They include;
10. Power Generation, Transmission and Interconnectivity
11. Crude Oil Pipeline Development
13. Commodities Exchange
14. Single Customs Territory
16. Airspace Management.
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives is one of the implementing Ministries in the areas of;