Uganda National Farmers Federation (UNAFFE)

Uganda National Farmers Federation (UNAFFE)
Tel: +256 230 705

Location:Plot 27 Nakasero Road, Kampala, Uganda.
Postal Address:P. O. Box 6213, Kampala, Uganda

UNAFFE asks govt to revise taxes on farm inputs
The president of the Uganda National Farmers Federation (UNAFFE) Charles Ogang has requested government to revise taxes on agricultural inputs. Ogang made the request through State Minister for Fisheries Ruth Nankabirwa at the official opening of the National Agricultural and Trade Show in Jinja on Wednesday.Alhaji .M. Jallow, the Country representative of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Uganda was guest of honour and officially opened the show.“There are some issues which we farmers believe must be addressed by government; whereas it has given priority to agriculture we feel there are some issues that need to be revisited,” Ogang said.He said: “taxing agricultural inputs is actually hurting the small scale farmers and the burden will be more on them than commercial farmers. We are saying government is trying to discourage people who are already in the field or in the sector of agriculture and will run a way from it.” Read more