UMPCU has worked with some of the most amazing partners, with whom we have a shared vision. From this exposure, as a Union we have benefited in form of advice, exposure and networking, capacity building, funding and even curving out our identity in a more professional way. Below are some of these partners:



Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD)

The Agency is a directorate under the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In matter regarding Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI), Norad reports to the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment…

click to visit NORADs website


The Royal Norwegian Society for Development (NORGESVEL)

Norges Vel’s International work is aimed to reduce poverty and to fuel local economic growth through local business development, mainly based on sustainable and climate-smart use of local natural resources. Our interventions shall contribute to increased income levels and employment in local communities…

click to visit NorgesVel Website



Nortura is a Norwegian agricultural cooperative that operates slaughterhouses and other processing plants related to meat and eggs. The company was created as a merger between Gilde Norsk Kjøtt and Prior Norge in 2006, and has head offices in Oslo..

… click to visit Nortura Website


Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)

MAAIF is a cabinet-level ministry of the government of Uganda. The mandate of the ministry is to “formulate, review and implement national policies, plans, strategies, regulations and standards and enforce laws, regulations and standards along the value chain of crops, livestock and fisheries”.

The ministry is headed by a cabinet minister appointed by the president. Vincent Ssempijja, a former Executive Committee member of UMPCU is the current Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries…

click to visit MAAIF website

Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives (MTIC)

MTIC is a cabinet level ministry of the government of Uganda. The mission of the ministry is to “develop and promote a competitive and export-driven private sector through the acceleration of industrial development”, with the ultimate objective being the growth of the Ugandan economy. The ministry is headed by Minister Amelia Kyambadde, who was appointed by the president…

click to visit MTIC website


Uganda Farmers Meat Company (UFMC)

UFMC is an accomplished, respected and farmers’ owned company that is at the leading edge of Livestock Marketing is expanding and needing to take on progressive achievers with a desire consolidate and develop into Market Leading professionals of live animals (slaughter cattle).

It is a company incorporated in Uganda under the laws of Uganda by Uganda meat producers’ cooperative union and others with registered head offices at Plot 62 Buswagiro, Butalangu Town council, Nakaseke District and Liaison office on Plot 88 Buganda Road.

click to visit UFMC website

European Union

Our website is designed primarily to inform Ugandan citizens about the European Union’s Delegation activities in Uganda and in the Great Lakes Region. It also offers many linkages to other activities and presence of the EU in the world. Our work in Uganda is closely coordinated with our Member States particularly those having an Embassy or office in Uganda.

The EU Delegation assumes the local Presidency of the EU in Uganda. It means that we are tasked with speaking on behalf the EU in Uganda, reflecting common EU positions and spearheading EU values on Human Rights, Governance and Democracy.

click to visit EU Website