Agricultural Engineering in Uganda

Sustainable Agricultural engineering in Uganda

One of the major contributors to the society and the economy since way back in life is Agriculture. For centuries people have engaged in crop and animal husbandry. There are basically two major types of farming: sustainable farming and profitable farming.  Sustainable farming relies on self-support and involves one growing enough to feed them and their family. This type of farming is more popular in the third world poorer countries, whereas profitable farming is more common on large scale in the western countries and those that are more developed.

Average families engaged in agriculture are usually equally wealthy and for them agriculture may be a business family that has been practiced for years. Just like all business enterprises, any agriculture business goes through high economic growth that later drops into low economic returns. To enable farmers and business enterprises to flow with the ever fluctuating agricultural sector, it is very important for government to lease the agricultural equipment for a given duration to them. Some of the commonly leased equipment includes: tractors, hay balers, the different ploughs seed-planting machines and harvesters. Other machinery for animal farming includes: graders, cattle truck, small tractors, road trains, cars and other types of heavy machinery. These machines are leased for an agreed duration after which they are returned to the leasing body. This practice is very common in this industry and it has greatly advantaged me and many farmers and business enterprises. The advantages of leased equipment are several among which it saves you from some government levies, equipment servicing, and storage, among many others.  The main advantage of leasing agricultural equipment is that it saves you a lot of capital investment. Many farmers cannot afford the cost of purchasing a new harvester or a brand new tractor and yet they require using then during particular seasons of the year.

Dealers in Agricultural Machines in Uganda

Otis Garden Seed

28/30 Station Road 430,Lira Lira

041-4269520, 077-2442962

Roofclad Ltd. (Alam Group of Companies)

86/90 5th Street Industrial Area 4641,Kampala Kampala

Uganda Heavy Duty and Farming Equipment Ltd.

167 Bombo Road Kawempe 22005,Kampala Kampala

041-4567081, 041-4556402, 078-2685675

Magric (U) Ltd.

103 Jinja Road Lugogo 3218,Kampala Kampala

041-4232100

Multiple Industries Ltd

13/23 8th Street Industrial Area 20166,Kampala Kampala

041-4250486, 041-4236021, 041-4236022

National Enterprise Corporation (NEC)

58 6th Street Industrial Area 3145,Kampala Kampala

041-4254201

Farm Engineering Industries Ltd.

127 – 131 6th Street Industrial Area 27400,Kampala Kampala

041-4340640/1

Tianjin Machinery Co. (U) Ltd.

15/17 1st & 2nd Street Industrial Area 2814,Kampala Kampala

041-4343381, 041-4348690

Roko Technical Services

1 – 27 Nasser Lane Roko Town Centre 172,Kampala Kampala

041-4347130/1/2

Crocodile Tool Co. Ltd. (Alam Group of Companies)

86/90 5th Street Industrial Area 4641,Kampala Kampala

041-4234000/1, 041-4233577, 041-4233612

East African Seed (U) Ltd.

582 Bombo Road Kawempe 3678,Kampala Kampala

041-4566585, 041-4568603, 039-2773321

Jos Hansen and Soehne (U) Ltd.

1 Pilkington Road Worker House 7th Floor 2333,Kampala Kampala

041-4251324

VAP Chemicals Ltd.

4 Entebbe Road Kamu Kamu Plaza 7357,Kampala Kampala

041-4233591

Fica Seeds (U) Ltd.

167 Bombo Road Kawempe 34095,Kampala Kampala

041-4566631

Saimmco Ltd.

Cementry Road Soroti Soroti Soroti

045-4461361

1 Comment

  • Sandra Nans Reply

    November 28, 2012 at 12:18 am

    With the introduction of modernized farming by Facom, there is definately going to be a change in the farming methods of Uganda.

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