Profile for Agriculture Animal industry and fisheries sector

Background The sector comprised of three sub-sectors of crop , animals and fisheries  resources  is a backbone of Uganda’s economy  employing approximately 69% of the population and contributed about  21 % to the GDP in FY 2017/18  and 24.5 % in FY 2016/17.  Uganda’s export in 2017 stood at US$ 3.4 billion with the sector […]

Investment Climate in Uganda

Economy Global Factors affecting the economy The global economy is estimated at 3.9 percent in 2018, up from 3.2 percent in 2017. This is mainly due to recovery in advanced world economies, and rising commodity prices including the price of crude oil resulting in increased trade volumes.  Regional and domestic factors affecting the economy Civil […]

Profile for Tourism sector

Tourism Sector Profile for Uganda Contribution to the economy Pearl of Africa Sir Winston Churchill called ‘Uganda ‘Pearl of Africa’ because of its  flora and fauna. It is a home of many species of animals including the African buffalo, hippos, elephants, lions, rhino, gorillas, leopards and others. It has many species of birds, butterflies and […]