Saturday, 13 September 2014 - Ugandan UK Convention
Mr. Patrick Bitature Chairman of UIB and CEO Simba Group opening address
Investors in Uganda including myself make more money in real estate than any other sector
Diaspora industrial park and facilitating Diaspora investment
The 3rd Ugandan UK Convention - Another successful forum
A Trade and Investment Forum
The Compendium Of Investment & Business Opportunities Volume
Business Start-up Ideas for Diasporans
Sebaggala M. Kigozi, Executive Director, UMA
Uganda industry sector is still virgin.
Sebuwufu Roland CEO Buganda Investments remarks at the 3rd Ugandan Convention UK
Buganda is endowed with untapped potential in mineral rock deposits
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Sector Discussion: Investing in Agriculture & Agri-Processing in Uganda
Creating opportunities in rural areas in Uganda
adress: Kyewalabye - Male David CEO/Buganda Land Board
Trade and Investment pportunities in Buganda Kingdom
The First Lady and Minister for Karamoja Affairs, Janet Museveni, called upon Ugandans in the diaspora to invest in Karamoja and help the region harness its natural resources and potential so that prosperity becomes a reality. She made this call in her presentation about her experiences, successes and challenges of work in Karamoja during the second Ugandan UK Convention in London on Saturday.
Register Now! 4th Ugandan UK Convention - Trade and Investment Forum 13th Sept 2014
4th Ugandan UK Trade and Investment Forum in London: ‘Ugandan UK Convention’ 2014
Where: Troxy Arena, 490 Commercial Rd, E1 0HX London United Kingdom
When: Saturday, 13 September 2014 | Time: 10:00 to 19:00
The Vice President HE Edward K Ssekandi during his keynote speech stated that the UK Convention is an opportunity for all delegates to map out the social economic destiny of our country Uganda. He recognised and appreciated the very important role that Ugandans in the Diaspora play. The Vice President expressed his gratitude, on behalf of the government and people of Uganda, for having been able to participate in this forum and gladly noted that a cross-section of experts, business leaders,professionals, representatives from prominent bodies based in Uganda, UK and everywhere had graced this forum.
“Africa is not about turmoil, even here in the UK we see turmoil, demonstrations every day and Africa has its own challenges and problems although it possesses a lot of opportunities”. He outlined the opportunities in Africa as a new trajectory focusing on infrastructure,working with the private sector through-out Africa on connectivity focusing on developing roads, railways, KT and electricity which he emphasised are key to development in Africa.
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Buganda is endowed with untapped potential in mineral rock deposits which are foliated with granite. The Land Board will use the forum to showcase its various available investment opportunities.
1. Huge deposits of quality granite stone outcrops which can be used for making hard core granite tiles, fabrication of kitchen/table counter tops, tombstones, bathroom vanity tops, jacuzzi and fireplace surrounds, stone aggregate for road construction and reinforcing buildings.
Investment opportunities in karamoja
Due to the prevailing peace in the region, many private companies both local and international have applied and have been granted with prospecting and exploration licenses by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development. Currently over 150 Companies have been licensed to undertake exploration in Karamoja by the Government and some of these Companies are looking for investment partners to enter into joint ventures with in gold mining, cement processing, copper, iron ore and marble processing. Read more
Hon. Ruth Nankabirwa, Minister for Fisheries discusses agri-business opportunities at the 3rd Convention
There is rising demand in domestic, regional and international markets for agricultural commodities generally, and Uganda cannot afford to be left out of these markets.
Specially, there is global demand for Food which offers an opportunity to grow more food staffs.
Uganda is a member to bigger markets for which access is duty and quota free. For example, East African Community which covers Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi has over 125 million people; the COMESA region 19 countries has over 400 million people and European Union as well as the Middle East countries.
NRM government has put in place and maintained sound macro and micro-economic frame work conducive for investment; such…Read more
Lord Sheikh is a serving Lord in the house of Lords and one of the most successful Ugandan Asian businessmen in the UK chairing 4 successful companies. Jambo Sana was the greeting tag line he used to greet delegates amid applaud. He said that he may be an active serving Lord but at heart is just a simple Indian who was brought up in Uganda, thanked Mr. Mutenza for asking him to speak on a key subject of attracting UK investment in Uganda.