Author - Davis Byamugisha

Commodity Handlers Trained on the Safe Use and Handling of Agricultural Chemicals

In conjunction with Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (Crop Inspection Department) and Makerere University, Uganda Warehouse Receipt System conducted a training for warehouse staff members (agricultural commodity handlers) regarding the correct and safe use of handling agricultural chemicals. It always important for all people that handle agricultural produce including farmers, store keepers , warehouse operators etc to take...

UWRSA Embarks on a Nation Wide Survey of Storage Infrastructure

Background on Uganda's Agricultural Sector The Covid-19 pandemic exposed the undeveloped or poor food supply chain in Uganda. A number of consignments were rejected due to non-conformity to standards and improper commodity handling and storage practices were observed as some of the causes. It should also be noted that 60% of Uganda's population is involved in the Agricultural sector. This sector...

Sensitisation for the Political Leadership of Teso & Karamoja Regions by UWRSA

Uganda Warehouse Receipt System Authority (UWRSA) in conjunction with the District Commercial Offices organised a sensitisation meeting for the political leadership of Teso and Karamoja Regions. The one (1) and half day conference meeting was held at Landmark Hotel, Soroti District from the 10th – 12th of July, 2019 and it comprised of RDCs, CAOs, LCVs, DCOs, MCOs from all...

UWRSA Exhibits during the National Budget week 2019

Uganda Warehouse Receipt System Authority did a sensitisation publicity on the National Budget Exhibition Week of 2019 at Kololo Independence Grounds. The national budget exhibition week of 2019 was originally scheduled for 4th to 6th June 2019 but eventually took place from 5th to 7th June 2019 due to interruption by public holidays. With the theme “Industrialisation and Job Creation”, the...