How to make Money in UGANDA


Social Business: Feeding school children

In Uganda, one of the best social businesses is the establishment of private boarding school in nursery, to primary and secondary.

But feeding children has become a major challenge to good and quality education in boarding schools in Uganda and other Eastern Africa countries. Two key problems are met: high costs and poor quality of foods on the market.

One of the best solutions is to incorporate soya food products in the school meals.

Find out more about how to feed school children with soya food products. 

Fruits and Vegetables

In 19 million hectares of available land for agriculture, the area under fruits and vegetables is less than 1%. Given the abundance of natural resources like soils, fairly well distributed rainfall and moderate climate, Uganda is capable of producing most of the tropical and sub-tropical fruits and vegetables. (Find out Investment Opportunities) 

Coffee Processing

Coffee accounts for a large share of the Uganda’s export earnings. Opportunities exist in adding value to the coffee which is currently exported raw. Uganda offers a competitive incentive regime for the investors. (Find out Investment Opportunities) 

Dairy and dairy products

Uganda’s dairy sector has registered commendable growth averaging 8-10% since 1991. The country has more milk than processors can handle, presenting huge potential for investment in the sector. (Find out Investment Opportunities)

Animal Production

Consumption of livestock products, both in absolute terms and on a per capita basis, is very low in Uganda. However, prospects for increased demand, hence increased production, are good as per capita purchasing power continues to increase. Household expenditure on animal products ranges between 20 – 30% of total expenditure and the price elasticity of demand for meat is very high. This situation presents a lot of investment opportunities in the livestock sector. (Find out Investment Opportunities) 

Construction and Real Estate

Uganda has a massive housing shortage caused by a high rate of urbanisation that has created an opportunity to provide 6.1 million houses. The government has introduced attractive incentives in an effort to fast track delivery. (Find out Investment Opportunities) 

Computer and Internet Services

Uganda’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector is dynamic and vibrant. The sector has registered double digit growth since 2000 and grew by 33% in 2006/2007. Sector dynamism is a result of Uganda’s good ICT legal and regulatory framework, a stable micro economic environment and economic reforms pursued since the early 1990s. The telecommunications sub-sector, formerly dominated by a single national operator, has been progressively liberalised and now presents a lot of investment opportunities. (Find out Investment Opportunities) 

Tourism and Hospitality

Winston Churchill awed by Uganda’s beauty named it “the pearl of Africa”. Its tourism is the fastest growing economic sector, presenting numerous investment opportunities. (Find out Investment Opportunities)

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