On-the-Ground Updates

Uganda to Set Up 100,000 ha of Oil Palm Plantations to Address Increasing Demand

Stephen Kamau
Published Jan 3, 2023
The Ministry of Agriculture in Uganda is focusing on increasing palm oil production in Uganda to address the rising demand. The focus is on seven intervention areas and five policy areas targeting at least 100,000ha of new oil palm plantations. Uganda heavily relies on the importation of crude oil, and in 2020/21, the country imported crude palm oil worth USD 319M from Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Thailand, and Colombia.
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