WHO WE ARE:
Farmgain Africa is an agribusiness support organization which renders agribusiness-related services to clients mostly in agricultural value chains and humanitarian agencies. The team of experts mostly comprises of agricultural economists, a nutritionist, a gender coach, a land specialist and an agricultural markets specialist. Farmgain Africa was established in 2007 and has since grown its clientele to include development partners (USAID, EU), universities (Makerere, Uganda Christian University), CGIAR centres (IITA, CIP, Bioversity, ILRI) as well as local and international NGOs.
WHAT WE DO:
Farmgain Africa mainly works on the following:
- Agricultural Value Chains analysis and development
- Agricultural Market Analysis
- Agricultural Market Information Systems
- Agribusiness planning and management
- Food Security Analysis
- Monitoring and Evaluation of Agricultural projects
Farmgain supports clients in analysing as well as developing agricultural value chains and this has been done for a number of value chains which include banana, maize, cassava, potato, soybean, oil crops, rice, aquaculture and dairy. Furthermore, Farmgain runs a national market information system which collects and disseminates information on 23 agricultural commodities from 25 locations in Uganda on a weekly basis to subscribed users. Farmgain has supported several individuals and farmer groups via NGOs in developing business plans and establishing agro-enterprises. These include large scale farming operations like Ultra Farms in Western Uganda to several groups (26 women groups in Luwero, 13 aquaculture enterprises countrywide and 80+ farmer groups supported by NGOs such as CESVI and Welthungerhilfe in Northern Uganda).