China-Uganda South-South Cooperation Phase 2 Project Helps Train 3,000 Ugandan Farmers

The Ugandan government on Friday [10 November 2017] hailed the China-Uganda South-South Cooperation Phase 2 (SSCP2) project for boosting agribusiness production and productivity among small farmers in the country. Christopher Kibazanga, the state minister for agriculture, said the two-year SSCP2 project with the backing of the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has contributed towards

Chinese Financed Training Program on Hybrid Rice and Foxtail Millet Carried Out in Eastern Uganda

About 21 km north of the Ugandan capital Kampala, in the quiet environs of Makerere University Agricultural Research institute, a Chinese instructor demonstrates how to use Chinese farming technology to boost production. His students, agricultural technicians drawn from different parts of the east African country, carefully listen and watch every move with a keen eye…Full

Construction Begins for Chinese Financed Agricultural Project in Central Uganda

First, they sold us their made-in-China goods; then they came to build our roads; then they rode on the roads into our shops, hotels and supermarkets; and now the Chinese are in Uganda’s gardens growing food to sell abroad. The latest evidence that China is digging in came last Tuesday in Ngaaju-Ndibilungi village, Butambala sub-county

China, via the FAO, has Sent 235 Agricultural Experts to Mongolia, Nigeria, Uganda, and 6 Other Countries Over the Past Few Years

Sub-Saharan African countries have forged strong ties with China in order to acquire technologies and expertise that are crucial to accelerate an agrarian revolution, an African expert has said. Emmanuel Tambi, director of policy and advocacy with the Forum for Agriculture Research in Africa, noted that Sino-Africa cooperation in agriculture has unleashed mutual benefits. “There

Agricultural Experts from Sichuan Province Visit Uganda

The Ugandan government is in talks with China to boost agricultural production in the East African country, Uganda’s minister of agriculture Tress Buchanayandi said Thursday [21 August 2014]. Buchanayandi said that they are negotiating with China to have a second phase of the current agricultural project where China sent 31 Chinese agricultural experts and technicians