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Second Agribusiness Mkutano to Focus on Cultivating Resilience and Climate Finance for Sustainable Economic Growth in Uganda

Second Agribusiness Mkutano to Focus on Cultivating Resilience and Climate Finance for Sustainable Economic Growth in Uganda

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he 2nd Agribusiness Mkutano themed “Cultivating Resilience: Agribusiness and Climate Finance as an Anchor for Sustainable Economic Growth in Uganda,” is set to take place on April 16th, 2024, at the Mestil Hotel in Kampala. Organised under the hashtags #agribusiness24 and #agrimkutano24, the Mkutano will spotlight critical developments in agribusiness, ranging from global geopolitical shifts and technological advancements to innovative finance and climate-smart practices. Despite Uganda's vast potential with 80% of its land suitable for thriving agricultural produce, only 35% is being profitably utilised. The sector, which contributes less than 25% to Uganda’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), employs over 60% of the Ugandan population (UBOS, 2023), presenting significant opportunities for tra...