Launch of the Cooperatives Registry Management Information System(CRMIS)

Launch of the Cooperatives Registry Management Information System(CRMIS)

The Ministry of  Trade and Cooperatives launched the Cooperatives Registry Management Information System(CRMIS) on 14th March 2024 in Mbarara City. The system is a web-based cooperative management system that will enable e-registration of cooperatives, payment using mobile money and VISA, e-certification of documents, e reservation of names, e search of cooperatives, onboarding of already existing cooperatives and so much more that happens along the service delivery chain of registration and management of cooperative societies at the Ministry.

The system has been possible with support from USAID, Feed the Future Uganda, Institutional and Systems Strengthening (ISS) Activity

The Operationalisation of the system will involve:

  1. Validations and Trainings of internal Stakeholders: These include validations with the Ministry staff and District Commercial Officers
  2. Validations  and Training of  external stakeholders: These include Banks, Apex bodies and institutions supporting Cooperatives in Uganda
  3. Regional Flag offs in the Major regions of Uganda for co-operators, district commercial officers, Local government officials and other agencies involved in Cooperatives work. At these flagoffs, week long on boarding clinics will be held to facilitate migration of cooperatives to the system
  4. Continuous Training
  5. Set up of Information Access centres at the Parishes to enable the cooperatives access the system.