June 27

Over $5 Million in Funding to Support Farmers and Agribusinesses in Uganda to Become Climate Resilient

KOICA and ITC sign grant arrangement to enhance natural disaster resilience and competitiveness of farming households and agribusinesses in Uganda, particularly affecting women farmers in Northern and North-eastern Uganda.

The Government of the Republic of Korea through its development agency, Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), and the International Trade Centre (ITC) signed a four-year grant arrangement (2022-2026) providing $5.07 million in funding to support ITC in boosting gender-responsive resilience to natural disasters and competitiveness for farming households and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the cassava, shea and oilseed value chains in ten districts across Northern and North-eastern Uganda. The grant arrangement was signed by Taeyoung Kim, KOICA Uganda Country Director, and ITC Deputy Executive Director Dorothy Tembo at the KOICA Uganda office in Kampala.

Source: African Business (link opens in a new window)

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