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MAAIF and UMPCU to develop a Meat Export Policy and Strategy
The Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), Hon. Frank K. Tumwebaze has pledged support to Uganda Meat Producers Cooperative Union Ltd (UMPCU) from the ministry on condition that a Meat Export Policy and Strategy is developed immediately with...
NEW BOARD OF MEAT PRODUCERS ASSUMES OFFICE
The newly elected Chairman of the Executive/Board of Uganda Meat Producers Cooperative Union Mr. Martin Kananura, together with his team have received their instruments of work. This took place at a handover ceremony from the outgoing Board to the new Board, held on...
Celebrating Europe Day 2021
UMPCU elects a new Executive Committee
Uganda Meat Producers Cooperative Union Ltd held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday 29th April 2021 at Fairway Hotel in Kampala. The AGM was attended by delegates from 33 of the 34 member primary cooperative societies of UMPCU, spread in the ‘cattle...
Annual General Meeting 31st March 2021
Uganda Meat Producers Cooperative Union Ltd (UMPCU) informs its members and the general public, that the Union will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday 31st March 2021. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
Monitoring the health of your herd
Herd health monitoring is an important practice on a livestock farm because it aids in the detection and identification of diseased animals. This in turn ensures that diseased animals are treated in time before the issue gets worse. Ensuring a healthy herd involves a...
Fighting FMD with support from the European Union
Uganda Meat Producers Cooperative Union Ltd (UMPCU) has procured 10,000 doses of purified quadrivalent foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccine with funding from the EU FALBIIS project. The procurement was made through the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and...
Controlling animal diseases is a continuous effort
One of the key focus areas of the Uganda Meat Producers Cooperative Union Ltd (UMPCU), is to increase production and productivity through the control of diseases. One of the common diseases affecting cattle in Uganda which in turn has a negative impact on farmers’...
Application to serve on UMPCU Executive Committee
Message from the Chairman UMPCU Vetting/Search Committee Dear members, This is to bring to your attention that we have extended receiving of applications from 12th February 2021 to Friday 19th February 2021, to allow applications that were received at the livestock...
Production and Productivity with E.U support
ANIMAL HEALTH DEVELOPMENT Animal health is an important aspect in the improvement of nutrition and livelihoods. This is one of the areas supported by the European Union (E.U) under the Farmer-Led Beef Livestock Investment and Sustainability project (FALBIIS),...
A Call to Manage Animal Health for Quality Production
Drawn from 34 primary cooperative societies, livestock farmers under their umbrella body Uganda Meat Producers Cooperative Union Ltd (UMPCU), gathered at their livestock resource centre 1 in Butalangu town council, Nakaseke district to attend the 2020 annual general...
Raise a wealth of beef breeders
There is a need to develop more fatteners of beef cattle in Uganda. These words were echoed by Uganda’s Head of State President Yoweri K. Museveni, while commissioning the livestock resource center 2 (LRC2) of Uganda Meat Producers Cooperative Union Ltd, financed by...
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