• Platinum sponsors

    • John Deere is the world’s leading provider of advanced products and services for agriculture and forestry and a major provider of advanced products and services for construction, lawn and turf care, and landscaping.

      For more information please visit: https://www.deere.co.za/en_ZA/regional_home.page

    • MASCOR,  with  a  49  year  history  as  a  “ JOHN DEERE   Dealer “ was preferentially  selected  to represent the  JOHN DEERE  World Leading Brand in Uganda . This  in  the  field  of Agriculture and Lawn & Turf Care . Together  with Sales, Service & Parts  supply , MASCOR  offers  the  total package  to  all  clients  linked  to  the  land .

      For more information please visit: http://mascor.co.za/

  • Gold sponsors

    • Case IH agricultural equipment is distributed through Toyota Uganda branches and dealers who are located in all the major Agricultural Areas. This is supported by technical support with field service technicians available throughout the Toyota branch network and the reliable supply of spare parts. A full range of Tractors ranging, from the JXT 55HP range  through to the large Puma and Magnum Range which are suitable for large scale Agriculture; Toyota have also focused on the supply of Case IH Axial Flow harvesters. 

      For more information please visit: http://www.caseih.com/emea/en-africa

    • Toyota Uganda’s has made an important strategic decision to enter the agricultural machinery sector to complement their successful automotive trade as a very positive and successful move. By partnering with Case IH, Toyota Uganda is a major player in the supply of Agricultural Machinery by offering the full range of Case IH tractors, harvesting, planting, tillage, spraying & hay/forage equipment in order to improve more productive farming throughout the region.

      For more information please visit: http://toyotatsusho-ea.com/automotive/

    • ENGSOL has over 15years experience in supplying quality tractors (TAFE, Massey Ferguson, Deutz-Fahr) and agricultural equipment into Uganda whilst also fabricating trailers, bowsers and implements. All products supplied are supported with genuine parts, highly skilled technicians, operator training and a partnership relationship. Financial packages are available through our finance partners. Visit the ENGSOL stand & see TAFE Tulime & our new tractor models.

      For more information please visit: https://www.engsol.co.ug/

    • Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited (TAFE), incorporated in 1960 in India, is the third largest tractor manufacturer in the world and has a 25% market share of the Indian market with sales of over 180,000 tractors annually. TAFE manufactures tractors which are branded TAFE or Massey Ferguson and is committed to contributing to the mechanization of Uganda’s agricultural sector.

      For more information please visit: http://www.tafe.com/

  • Silver Sponsors

    • Manufacturers and suppliers of grain storage, grain drying, grain cleaning and grain handling equipment. Project engineers. A member of the Chief Industries Inc. group of companies, with 60 years of service to the industry internationally. Projects from single farm bins to milling storage and major industrial and port installations. For more information please visit: http://www.chief.co.uk/

      For more information please visit: http://www.chief.co.uk/

    • Irrico International Limited is a Kenyan based irrigation company. At the moment, we are handling designs and installations in 6 African countries including Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Zambia and Mozambique. Our range of materials and equipment come from world renowned manufacturers and suppliers, with conformity to acceptable global standards and specifications.

      For more information please visit: http://irricointernational.com/website/

    • Lindsay Africa is the Cape Town-based subsidiary of Lindsay Corporation (NYSE:LNN) that is responsible for the group’s activities in Sub-Saharan Africa. Lindsay is the world leader and able to provide a complete range of inhouse irrigation solutions, including the industry’s foremost range of ZIMMATIC centre pivots and lateral systems.

      For more information please visit: http://www.lindsayafricagb.com/

    • An irrigation system comprised of Rivulis products can generate greater yields using the same, or even less, water and nutrients than with previous water distribution systems. With advanced product features and built-in reliability, we provide solutions for above ground or subsurface applications of water and nutrients directly to the root zone of each plant. Brands: T-Tape, Rodrip, HydroPc, HydroGol, D5000, Rondo, Superfit.

      For more information please visit: http://rivulis.com/

    • Stanbic Bank Zambia is a member of Standard Bank Group, the largest African bank by assets and earnings with African roots. The bank focuses on delivering superior customer value through a wide range offer of corporate and retail banking solutions and is committed to development of agriculture through a dedicated Agricultural banking unit.

      For more information please visit: http://www.stanbicbank.co.zm/

    • truIT is a Managed IT Services company  specializing in Communications & Technology  licensed by the Uganda Communications Commission to offer Voice and Data Services. "truIT’s vision is to create better connected networks using tomorrow’s technology today."

      For more information please visit: http://www.truit.ug/

  • Bronze Sponsors

    • For over 60 years, Alvan Blanch a British Awards Winning Company for Export, have supplied numerous crop processing systems worlwide. We have developed a unique expertise in processing a large range of crops.

      For more information please visit: http://www.alvanblanchgroup.com/

    • Bayer is a Life Science company with more than 150-year history. Our core competencies in Animal Health and agriculture provide innovative products that contribute to sustainability of food supply.

      For more information please visit: https://www.bayer.co.za/

    • Cimbria is one of the world’s leading companies within industrial processing, handling and storage of grain and seed and other bulk products. 

      Cimbria became a member of the AGCO Group in September 2016. The AGCO Group boasts other high-quality brands, such as GSI and Intersystems, which specialize in high-performance equipment.

      We offer project design, engineering and process control – as well as the development, manufacturing and service of individual machines, customized systems and turnkey installations. Our innovation and expertise is based on 70 years of hands-on experience and in-depth material knowledge which enable us to provide solutions that are custom-made for every individual client. 

      Cimbria’s project and turnkey installations extract and leverage all experience and expertise acquired from our seven business areas namely conveying, drying, seed processing, electronic sorting, storage and aftersales service.

      For more information please visit: http://www.cimbria.com/

    • The Cooper Motor Corporation (U) LTD is a leading player in the East African motor industry with exclusive distribution of Ford, Mazda, and Suzuki vehicles. CMC also distributes Eicher and MAN range of trucks and buses (medium and heavy commercial), as well as New Holland tractors with an extensive range of farming implements from ploughs through to irrigation equipment.

      For more information please visit: http://www.cmcmotors.com/

    • eProd was developed initially to manage thousands of contracted small holder farmers and to meet the high demands of the export market. In 2015, it was made commercially available and is now used successfully in 18 different value chains in five different countries across East Africa. 

      For more information please visit: http://www.eprod-solutions.com/

    • Farm Inputs Care Centre (FICA) Limited is a private seed company, one of the leading producer and marketer of certified crop seeds in Uganda. FICA develops and markets certified crop seeds, mainly hybrid maize seed, but also beans, soy beans, sorghum and ground nut seed. Our seed is produced from our own parent seed under contract by an established producer network. Our business model and brand has evolved over the years to one that sets FICA as Centre of Quality Seed in Uganda and the East African Region.

    • Irritec is among the first companies to introduce in Italy more than 40 years ago products for drip irrigation. In addition to the five Italian factories, Irritec is present with production plants in Spain, Mexico, Brazil and the United States becoming a reference point for the irrigation sector in the international market. Important and strategic stores are operating in Algeria, Germany and Chile. Thanks to an efficient production network, consisting of different realities subsidiaries and to a well-distributed sales network, products and services are distributed s in more than 140 countries worldwide. Irritec caters to growers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers, from agriculture to gardening, from landscaping to plumbing services.

    • Innovation Africa Limited provides products and services in the design, supply, and construction  of rural water  projects. Specialists in the use of solar energy in our large range of pumping equipment we offer an expanded technical capacity through our partnership with Franklin Electric SA. 

      For more information please visit: http://www.innovationafricaltd.com/

    • Mac East Africa is the official dealer of ISUZU vehicles in Uganda and a subsidiary company of ALMANSOUR group, with its head office located in Egypt. The group operates in several businesses ranging from automotive, construction equipment, power generation, consumer goods, fast foods, real estate, logistics, banking and more. 

      The ALMANSOUR group was founded in 1975 on a philosophy of representing the highest quality products, backed by superior customer service to grantee utmost customer satisfaction across all sectors of operation. The automotive arm of the group was founded in 1975, with operations in Egypt, Iraq, Lybia, Ghana and Uganda in 2014.

      Our current product offering range includes:  Isuzu single and double cabin pickups, trucks ranging from 2tons to 22tons, 31 to 67 seater buses and station wagons. Our range of products is guaranteed to give you the best experience.

    • Massey Ferguson is one of the world’s leading brands of agricultural machinery. All Massey Ferguson tractors, combines and agricultural machinery bear our hallmarks of top performance, reliability, comfort and uncompromising quality. With our full range of agricultural machinery, grounds care products, low to high horsepower tractors, specialist tractors and compact tractors - all your agricultural needs are covered!

      For more information please visit: http://www.masseyferguson.co.za/

    • The Sole distributor of NISSAN, BMW, SUZUKI and CONTINENTAL Tyres. We have service centres across Uganda in Kampala, Hoima, Mbale, Mbarara, Gulu, FortPortal and Lira plus a dedicated mobile workshop available on request. We are also a call away 24/7 for emergencies occurring within Kampala and Greater Kampala.

      For more information please visit: http://www.motorcareuganda.com/

    • The Motorcenter East Africa Ltd is the authorized distributor of Sonalika tractors, Kia vehicles, Kinglong buses and Sinotruk trucks in Uganda. We provide countrywide after-sales support and manufacturer warranty.Sonalika tractors and implements are user friendly, low maintenance, high torque and with low fuel consumption. Call us on +256414348100.

      For more information please visit: http://www.sonalika.com/

    • QualiBasic Seed produces and supplies Foundation Seed, our aim is to be the preferred supplier of Foundation Seed to the ultimate benefit of Africa’s Farmers. 


      Vink is an international operating refrigeration company, facilitating cooling systems for commercial, agricultural and industrial purposes. In the last three decades Vink has proven herself to be a reliable and innovative partner in refrigeration technology. The company is working internationally and based in the Netherlands near the city of Rotterdam. Vink’s solar-powered cold rooms are easy to move and highly energy-efficient. All products are manufactured according to European standards.

      For more information please visit: http://www.vinkequipment.com/vink-energy-ltd

  • Host partners

    • About NaCRRI
      National Crops Resources Research Institute (NaCRRI) located on Gayaza- Road in Wakiso District is one of the sixteen Public Agricultural Research Institutes under the policy guidance and co-ordination of the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO). NaCRRI is mandated to generate, develop and disseminate appropriate crop technologies, methods and knowledge on crops of national importance. The priority crop commodities for research in the institute include: Maize, Cassava, Rice, Beans, Soybeans, Sweet Potato, Horticultural Crops (Vegetables – tomatoes, indigenous vegetables, and Fruits – pineapple, mangoes, citrus), and Oil Palm. The current research intervention include, development and dissemination of stress-tolerant, disease and pest management, post-harvest management, bio-fortification of staple crops, conservation of genetic resource conservation, increased shelf-life, value addition and innovative Biosciences research and training.

      For more information please visit: http://www.nacrri.go.ug/

    • Uganda National Farmers Federation (UNFFE) is the largest private sector, farmer-based, umbrella membership Non-governmental Organization (NGO) in Uganda (and one of the largest in East and Central Africa) which advocates for, lobbies and articulates farmers’ developmental issues and programs. Its activities reach grassroots farming communities in all corners of the country.

      For more information please visit: http://www.unffe.org

  • Supporting Associations & Partners

    • Farm Concern International, (FCI) is an Africa-wide market-led development organization with a focus on Smallholder Farmers, Agro-Pastoralists and Agro-Enterprises. FCI, undertakes direct village & market level implementation and is highly specialized in; Value Chain Analysis & Market Research; Smallholder Commercialization; Market & Trade Development; Private Sector Partnerships and Entrepreneurship Capacity Building.

      For more information please visit: http://www.farmconcern.org/

    • The SACEEC is a private/public Partnership established in 2000 to facilitate growth and development of the Capital Goods and services sector. The SACEEC provides a facilitating role in assisting the capital equipment sector companies to grow their business through exporting. The South African Capital equipment export council’s mission is to facilitate, support and develop a competitive South African capital equipment manufacturing and services sector. 

      For more information please visit: http://www.saceec.com/