The Netherlands – Uganda Trade and Investment Platform (NUTIP), is a Ugandan association that harnesses the economic power of cooperation between Dutch and Ugandan entrepreneurs.



Act as a catalyst in the growth of businesses in Uganda by contributing to productivity and innovation.


Provide a platform for stakeholders to promote and contribute to an improved business climate that fosters competitiveness.

Our services

We offer active support to Dutch companies already present in Uganda and Dutch companies interested in doing business in Uganda.
Check out our main services here

Lobbying & Advocacy

NUTIP address investor’s problems to the Government and as such it improves the business environment for existing entrepreneurs and incoming investors. We can provide trouble shooting and assistance in conflict situations. 

Business Insights & Information

We carry out market scans, research and surveys on business-related topics, making us a one-stop centre for information on the business climate in Uganda and the Netherlands.  We provide information on Ugandan rules and regulations.

B2B services & Match making

Through B2B ‘ Ted Talks’  and matchmaking we assists companies in seeking out partners for conducting business within the Netherlands and Uganda. 

Networking Events

NUTIP promotes diversity and growth of business ideas through regular networking events with over 100 Dutch and Ugandan entrepreneurs who actively to exchange experience and gain knowledge.

Our members

News & B2B Events

Become a Member

Are you a Dutch entrepreneur in Uganda or does your business have strong ties with the Netherlands? 

We always welcome new members to our platform. 

Company membership is 1M UGX per year.



Benefits of Joining NUTIP:

Access to member database

The company logo, website, and profile are displayed on the NUTIP website

Access to organized and co-organized by NUTIP

Regular mailings with news and activities through our newsletter

Privileged selection of exhibition spaces for trade events organized by our partners

Networking opportunities, knowledge sharing, resource access, professional development, visibility and recognition, support and advice. 

    Our Board Of Directors

    Martijn Harlaar


    Martijn Harlaar is a social entrepreneur, consultant and facilitator with EyeOpenerWorks. He supports various organizations in tackling challenges related to active learning, business development, and creative monitoring and evaluation.


    Lukia Otema

    Vice Chair

    Lukia is currently the Country Manager of Airfrance / KLM in Uganda, Rwanda & Burundi, with 25 years working experience in the Aviation Industry.

    Sjaak De Bloois

    Board Member

    Sjaak is the Head of Sustainability & Agronomy for UGACOF (U) LTD.

    They are Coffee Exporters and Processors located in Kampala, Uganda, who are also into Farming, Agricultural Supplies, Agribusiness activities.

    Namatovu Leontina

    Board Member
    Leontina Namatovu, an experienced manager in facilities services, excels in Customer Service, Strategic Planning, Public Speaking, and Human Resources. she currently serves as the Operations Director at Expat Assist Uganda, specializing in relocation, immigration, and business support services, aiming to enhance experiences for individuals in Uganda

    Anna Grodzki

    Board Member
    Anna, a lawyer turned advocate for sustainable tourism, joined Matoke Tours in 2012 after working with UNESCO. Her expertise spans strategic planning, project development, and consultancy in Uganda’s tourism sector, supporting Matoke Tours’ commitment to sustainable development.

    Sydney Obua Odongo

    Programs Manager/Senior Administrator

    Sydney is into Creatives and Communications currently serving as Senior Administrator / Programs Manager at NUTIP.

    Get in touch

    Hello! We are looking forward to hear from you!

    Please drop us a message using the contact form on the right, or simply give us a call or pay us a visit at our workspace located at Design Hub Kampala.  

    We will respond as soon as possible! 

    Call us

    +256 (0) 705 353 324


    Plot 3, Bata Close
    Circular Design Hub 5th Street - Industrial Area, Bugolobi-Kampala, UGANDA



    Business hours

    Mon – Fri: 9 am – 5pm
    Sat, Sun: Closed