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Summary about the Event

Venue: Africana hotel

Date: 24th October, 2018. 11:00-1:00pm

Trade Cluster-Session on Standards at Women’s Week, 2018

Theme: Pay attention to standards and cross barriers to profitable agricultural markets

 

Background:

Women, no doubt, feed the planet. In Uganda majority are employed in the agricultural sector. Ironically, only a few take their produce to the market. But which markets? Do the markets have minimum requirements? Are the women informed about them? Profitable markets demand high standards.

Session objective:

To raise awareness about the relevance of food and agriculture standards in accessing profitable markets.

Expected results

A stronger conviction to support women in paying attention to food and agriculture standards.

Speakers

  • Moses Matovu: Standards Officer – Uganda National Bureau of Standards
  • Joseph Bukenya – Agribusiness entrepreneur
  • Santa Joyce Lacer – Farmer