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Associations & Useful Links

IAgrE - The professional body for the landbased sector.

The professional body for engineers, scientists, technologists and managers in agricultural and allied landbased industries, including forestry, food engineering and technology, amenity, renewable energy, horticulture and the environment.


The Preemptive Management of Cassava Mosaic Disease (CMD) Project popularly referred to as the CMD project was formally initiated in July 2003

FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

FAO help countries and regional and global authorities develop strategies and plans for reducing and managing disaster related risks to agriculture, food, and nutrition.

UNIDO - United Nations Industrial Development Organization.

UNIDO is the specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability.

FIIRO - Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi.

The Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) is a parastatal under the agency of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology. FIIRO was the idea of an economic mission sent to Nigeria in 1953 by the World Bank.

WFP - World Food Programme - Fighting Hunger Worldwide.

The World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. WFP is part of the United Nations system and is voluntarily funded.

COMACO - Community Markets for Conservation.

COMACO is a novel, emerging company in Zambia that is pioneering an innovative way for making markets and conservation work together.

PhytoTrade Africa - Alleviating poverty and protecting biodiversity.

PhytoTrade Africa will facilitate the development of a viable and enduring natural products industry in southern Africa, engaged in both domestic and export trade and based on resources accessible to poor rural communities.

Gafta - Grain & Feed Trade Association.

Gafta aim is to promote international trade in grain, animal feed materials, pulses and rice and to protect the interests of members worldwide, providing the support and international contacts they require.

CDE - The Centre for the Development of Enterprise.

The Centre for the Development of Enterprise (CDE) is a joint institution of the African, Caribbean, Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU), within the framework of the Cotonou Partnership Agreement.

Campden BRI - Food and Drink Innovation.

Campden BRI is the UK's largest independent membership-based organisation carrying out research and development for the food and drinks industry worldwide.

Galaxy Rice Mill

Galaxy Rice Mill was originally one of the Government rice milling facilities. Set up by the Punjab industrial Development land in 1974.

Defra - Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs.

Defra publish national and official statistics relating to the environment, rural communities, food and farming.

IITA - International Institute of Tropical Agriculture.

IITA is one of the world's leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Working on the following crops: banana/ plantain, cassava, cocoa, coffee, cowpea, maize, soybean and yam.


Makerere University - We Build for the Future.

Makerere University portrays itself as a reservoir of the country’s intellectual elite with the obligation to champion social, political and economic change in society through professional extension services and influencing policy.

Royal Agricultural University

The Royal Agricultural University has been at the forefront of agricultural development since it was established in 1845.