UIA ED receives survey results for the Top 100 Mid sized companies

In the wake of the need to recognize the contribution of Uganda’s SMEs and celebrate the entrepreneurs that have contributed to wealth and job creation in Uganda, KPMG and Daily Monitor partnering with Uganda Investment Authority and other stakeholders embarked on a survey that seeks to identify Uganda’s fastest growing medium sized companies in order…

Call for Business Development Services to SMEs

Uganda Investment Authority plans to extend Business Development Services to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) operating in and around Kampala and are involved in value adding activities like; textile, shoe making, bakery, soap making, Agro-processing, candle making, art and craft, paper manufacturing, maize processing, fish processing, making sanitary towels, production of jelly, processing of bottled…

Technical skills training in value addition of Oyster mushrooms

Uganda Investment Authority in partnership with Uganda industrial Research Institute is implementing a Micro, Medium and Small Enterprises (MSMEs) technical skills training program in different parts of the country in a variety of sectors. Towards the end of October, a one week value addition skills training in mushroom was conducted in Mpigi district with the…

Investment Clubs: The Alternative Funding Source for SMEs

An investment club is a group of less than 100 people who pool their money to invest in ventures they deem profitable. Usually, investment clubs are organized as partnerships and, after the members study different investments, the group decides to buy or sell based on a majority vote of the members.  Investment clubs a great…

Charcoal Briquettes skills training in Kamengo

Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Technical Skills Training programs are aimed at building capacities of MSMEs to acquire the necessary basic skills and produce improved high quality products that fetch high monetary values thus improving house hold income and promoting industrialization. Recently, a five days charcoal briquette making skills training was conducted in Kamengo Sub…