Netherlands Agro Trade Mission to Uganda 

NUTIP yesterday participated in the Netherlands Agro Trade Mission to Uganda kicked off with a breakfast meeting at Fairway Hotel in Kampala, bringing together the Embassy of the Netherlands in Uganda, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) | Partner in Sustainable Development, and 12 Dutch Enterprises looking for opportunities to forge long-lasting partnerships with Ugandan agro-businesses.During the session…

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Spark Talent Solutions

Spark Talent Solutions is an HR & Talent consultancy firm, we offer professional and unique Human Resources Solutions to facilitate your specific Business requirements.We are a consultancy that partners with high-growthorganizations to develop their people strategy; sourceand hire talent; and, train their senior executives tobuild emotionally intelligent leaders and create highperforming teams. We help organizations…

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Trac FM

Trac FM  is an NGO that connects communities to decision-makers through real-time data collection and engagement. By combining our unique software platform with mobile technology and radio, TRAC FM empowers communities to have a voice and make informed decisions, leading to improved governance and development outcomes. Contact Details +256 (0) 781 474 9651 Plot 40…

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Easy Housing

Easy Housing aims to spur the development of a Climate Smart Forest Economy (CSFE) in Uganda to scale timber-based affordable housing solutions. Easy Housing has completed successful demonstration projects in Mozambique and Uganda and is looking to further scale its operations in these countries. As they develop the value chain for their operations in Uganda, they…

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Truism

Truism we drive food security, practicing regenerative agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa! We empower smallholder farmers, harness AI tech for high-quality safe food processing, and help farmers thrive economically and environmentally. Contact Details +256 (0) 772000893 Plot M308 Robert Mugabe Road Kampala info@truismhl.com Visit Website

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M-Forte Business Management

M-Forte Business Management is a leading business process improvement and management consulting firm, helping organizations to be significantly more efficient, effective and financially profitable. We provide best practices business optimization solutions to implement address process, technology & organizational improvements. We carefully select our consultants in order to offer our customers foremost quality of expertise together…

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Urithi Studio

Urithi Studio is a creative full-service design company. We co-create with our clients and end-users to develop tools and create visually appealing communication aids that are contextually appropriate and make sense for diverse audiences and communities, including audiences with low literacy levels and people with disabilities. From developing grain sack charts with visuals on how…

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NUTIP AGM & Dinner 2023

 NUTIP held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the members were invited for an end-of-year Networking Dinner. The AGM was presided over by Eugenie Nsubuga Windt the outgoing Chairperson of the Netherlands Uganda Trade and Investment Platform (NUTIP) where a new Board of Directors was elected into office;New Board of Directors;Chairperson Martijn Harlaar (Managing Partner…

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The Day of the Entrepreneur 2023

The Embassy of the Netherlands in Uganda and NUTIP_ Kampala Thursday, November 23rd celebrated the Day of the Entrepreneur. MKB- Nederland, the Dutch association for SMEs started this tradition in 2016 to recognize entrepreneurs worldwide every year. In this edition, the Embassy and NUTIP organized a networking reception for Dutch-Ugandan entrepreneurs to appreciate their courage and perseverance…

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DIT Advocates

DIT Advocates is a premier corporate full-service law firm comprised of advocates with previous long experience advising Regulators, Government entities, corporate bodies, financial institutions, large corporations, and Small/medium enterprises. While executing work for its clients, DIT Advocates is guided by its core values namely; Diligence, Integrity and Timeliness. The firm relies on long and specialized…

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 Dutch Company Food Mission

EFMI Business School organized an inspiring event as part of their food study tour in Uganda (Dutch Company Food Mission) at Design Hub Kampala together with Max Pater Bayite Kasule Frank Buizer Laurens Sloot reached out to NUTIP_ Kampala to be a part of this event where NUTIP members, particularly in the food processing sector, participated. The food startup pitch event had 7 young pre-selected…

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Tax amendments event 2023

Discussed: In Brief Tax changes – National Budget 2022/2023. Government Initiative for Agriculture.Tax Administration reforms.1. Tax Procedures Code Act Amendments.TIN requirement for Stamp Duty, Misclassification of stamps, Order of Payment, Tax remission, Waiver of interest and penalties, Failure to present information during a tax review2. Income Tax Act Amendment.Definition of company, Persons not affected by the Interest…

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NUTIP excursion; A presentation by Bamboo Uganda

Bamboo gathering & factory launch. Discussed; Commercialization of Bamboo where Bamboo Uganda, International Bamboo and Rattan Organization (INBAR), and Dutch-Sina East African Bamboo Development Programme are continuously working on a strategic plan to promote Bamboo in Uganda through building a value chain; seedlings, plantations, processing & marketing, architecture & construction, carbon credit platform, and the possibilities…

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 Game up for change

How sport and play can contribute to a healthy and flourishing business. Discussed; Benefits of sports on how they can change lives through the spirit of the game, networking/connecting, team building, leadership skills, presentation, and marketing. 1) Sponsorship and advertising opportunities to increase brand awareness.2) Marketing of tourism & hospitality through increased bookings by sports…

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Gold Stone Enterprise

Gold Stone Enterprise provides services for government, non-government organizations both local and international as well as private sector and civil society organizations. Our services are categorized in four core areas; consultancy services; specialized research; project support, and Institutional Development all geared at enterprise and institutional development for our clients and their beneficiaries. Goldstone offers Investment…

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Resilience Training Institute

Resilience Training Institute provides services for government, non-government organizations both local and international as well as private sector and civil society organizations. Our services are categorized in four core areas; consultancy services; specialized research; project support, and Institutional Development all geared at enterprise and institutional development for our clients and  their beneficiaries. Goldstone offers Investment…

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Euro Cargo Aviation

Euro Cargo Aviation  is an independent Dutch GSA with offices in The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania (Baltics), Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, The United Kingdom, Ireland, China, Hong Kong, The United States, United Arab Emirates and Uganda. Established in 1997, the company can pride itself with many years of experience in the…

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Tunga

Tunga This story is about untapping the potential of African tech talent. Being able to take control of and choose your own destiny is a universal value. And it probably is disproportionately so among software developers and startup entrepreneurs like ourselves. Therefore, Tunga was founded by not-for-profit design studio Butterfly Works and long-time social entrepreneur Ernesto Spruyt.…

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Edukans

Edukans Edukans is an international non-governmental organization specialized in education and training for underprivileged young people. Established in 2002 as Dutch NGO, we focus on 6+ developing countries, with the Uganda office formally registered in 2019. Edukans’ mission in Uganda seeks to strengthen existing programmes to achieve positive learning outcomes for students and so provide…

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Agricado Farms

Agricado Farms Agricado Farms Uganda (Ltd) has a large professionally managed farm fit for the export markets, including Europe, Middle East and Asia. We work with outgrowers to improve quality and to provide access to the international market. Agricado Farms is part of a larger group of companies with significant experience in Africa, specifically in…

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Marula Proteen

Marula Proteen In late 2017, Tommie and Ludivine (now Advisor) traveled through Uganda talking to over 100 farmers to uncover the sustainability challenges these farmers faced. They discovered that poultry farmers are no longer able to access fishmeal, their primary source of poultry feed. This is due to overfishing in Lake Victoria which has led…

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Fiber Foods

Fiber Foods Fiber Foods is an impact first company. We create economic, social and sustainable value for all stakeholders. We source our Jackfruit from agroforests from small farmers and their families in rural communities in Uganda. We guarantee them a fair price. By processing the jackfruit at regional hubs, we create jobs and add value…

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Fres Uganda

Fres Uganda FRES advances rural electrification by establishing energy-as-a-service companies under local management. Our diverse solar portfolio meets all the energy needs of households, communities and businesses in off-grid Africa. We are exploring new countries to add to our current network of four. FRES Uganda, We provide affordable solar electricity services of premium quality to…

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Xclusive Cuttings Ltd

Xclusive Cuttings Ltd Xclusive Uganda is an innovative horticultural company in Uganda, where high quality cuttings are produced. The Dutch basis of the company is reflected in clear communication and organization, advanced horticultural technology and a solution-oriented management. The climate in Uganda is ideal for growing high quality cuttings all year round. For Xclusive Uganda,…

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Koudijs Uganda

Koudijs Uganda Koudijs Animal Nutrition is part of De Heus Animal Nutrition, an international producer of a complete range of compound feed, premixes, concentrates and feed specialties. Koudijs was founded in 1920 in the Netherlands, started as a local company and expanded towards exporting feed concentrates starting towards Africa and the Middle East in 1960.…

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Emata Uganda Ltd

Emata Uganda Ltd Emata offers digital, affordable loans to farmers so they can turn their farms into businesses. We partner with cooperatives and aggregators and use their data for AI-powered alternative credit scoring. We offer simple, available and affordable farmer financing.   Contact Details +256741 445 718Plot 57B, Luthuli Avenue Kampala, Uganda Visit Website

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Saaf Consult BV

Saaf Consult BV SAAFCONSULT is a niche firm, which is at the forefront of development consultancy. We work with a broad range of actors to achieve results that are useful and practical to the client. Our main fields of work are: Water and peace Water, livelihoods and climate change Water and nature Water supply and sanitation…

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GFA Consulting Group

GFA Consulting GFA Consulting Group is one of the leading European consulting firms active in the development cooperation sector (GFA is short for Gesellschaft für Agrarprojekte in Übersee). GFA is a well-networked company with a sound track record of providing effective solutions to the challenges in the global consulting market. GFA has implemented complex studies…

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NUTIP celebrates the #dayoftheentrepreneur!

Every third Friday of November we celebrate the Day of the Entrepreneur. MKB-Nederland, the Dutch association for SME’s started this tradition 5 years ago.Last week Friday18th November 2022 the Dutch Embassy in Uganda together with NUTIP_ Kampala organized a networking reception for Dutch -Ugandan entrepreneurs that were recognized and thanked for their courage and perseverance to create…

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Are you paying competitive Salaries?

Irene Nayera Organization and Human Resource Director – Hima Cement -Holcim and Geofrey Ndobo – HR Consultant Peoples Performance Group(PPG) Discussed; Salary, Payroll Structures and Grading;Salary comparison within competing sectors, Salary building versus making exemptions.Employment benefits in addition to salary, comparing NGO, Start-ups, Corporate & Government salary packages, work exposure and salary regards talent recruitment…

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The International Trade Fair (UMA) 2022 (NUTIP)

NUTIP participated at the Uganda International Trade Fair 2022 under the The Netherlands Village. From 3rd October – 10th October at the Uganda Manufactures Association (UMA) show grounds Lugogo-Kampala Theme: Business recovery by harnessing local sourcing and deepening value chains integration.  Where NUTIP Members; B&S Group, Syngeta, Eprod, House of Seeds, Fres Uganda, Brood, Fiber…

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“The Story behind Bbrood and factory tour”(Pop-up Event)

Dick van der Breggen one of the owners of a popular Dutch bakery in Uganda (Bbrood) discussed;  Business development and sustainability, taxation policy, operational cost management and  general challenges that are being faced today the in Uganda economy in comparison to other East African countries like Rwanda and Kenya. #Breakfast @Bbrood Muyenga#Factory Tour in Namuwongo #Networking @Urban Chevre MuyengaHosted…

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Insight into new taxation policies in the new financial year 2022”

Mutabaazi Major James Tax Manager Mazars  and the Tax team from Mazars shared a presentation and discussed the details on the following tax amendment’s and how NUTIP members are directly or indirectly affected: Direct tax – Income Tax Act, Cap 332Indirect taxes – Excise dutyIndirect taxes – Value added taxIndirect taxes – Customs – key changesOther key…

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NUTIP meets RVO & Invest International (DGGF)

Discussed; Dutch Start-ups,  Startups with diverse growth models and financing needs, which are at an early stage of growth and show promising impact Soft loans, Pre-finance and pre-investment support. Dutch SME, Medium and Large Corporates,  Companies with (preferably) international experience, a proven track record and a healthy business planLoans, guarantees and indirect equity Governments (in developing countries) For infrastructure projects…

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Social NUTIP Brunch

 Introduction of some new members to get to know the new members; Fres Uganda, Marula Proteen, Koudijs, Hollanda Fairfoods Uganda SMC Ltd to interact with old members so as to share their experience and reason for choosing Uganda for their business. Introduction of new members helped sharing new ideas and experiences expand the network and…

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Business opportunities in Uganda (Post Covid Era)

2021 End of Year Networking  Francis Kisirinya Ag. Deputy Executive Director Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) and Alex Kintu Chairperson Rural Development Initiative Uganda; Discussed other sectors Like agriculture that are profitable and don’t require a lot of marketing to thrive. Income diversification that members can tap into to diversify their incomes for business growth and development…

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Collaboration between development partners and Private Sector

Jan Jaap Kleinrensink Country Director/Regional Rep at War Child Holland Discussed, “Collaborations between Development Partners and Private Sector” tackling challenges and opportunities. The impact and opportunities that development partners and private sector vs challenges and outcomes. NUTIP members acquired knowledge on how to approach these opportunities and challenges in relation to their Businesses.   Keynote Speaker Jan…

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Marketing/Social Media Event

Marketing ,Social Media & Communication’s The Do’s & don’ts of marketing in Uganda?   Inside information  about psychological brand-personas, the bread crumb trail of advertising and the power of multi-media impact marketing. Further Highlighted more on how Marketing, Social Media and Communication can have a positive impact on a Business. Keynote Speakers; Jantien Zuurbier Keren Okuvuru Maudy Hendriks Tinke…

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Wagagai Ltd.

Wagagai Ltd. Wagagai Ltd is one of the world’s largest flower propagation companies of cuttings. We mainly produce begonias, chrysanthemums and poinsettias, but also many pot plant cuttings more. Based in the south of Uganda, we supply several prominent European breeders and growers. Yet, we are far more than just a propagation company. Thanks to…

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The Brand Factory

The Brand Factory The Brand Factory was established as a result of the passion that the founder had for marketing and communications. With this passion, the company has built a reputation for providing high-quality services that are tailor-made to meet the clients’ plans to grow and expand their sales.  The Brand Factory tailors both its…

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Royal Van Zanten

Royal Van Zanten The demand for flowers and plants continues to grow. The consumer is always looking for something special. We too are constantly on the lookout for new opportunities, and that’s the beating heart of our company. Much of our greenhouse space is dedicated to developing new varieties and improving cultivation techniques. So our…

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Outspan Agric Ltd.

Outspan Agric Ltd. Outspan Enterprises Ltd was established in 1977 as an agricultural produce company. At the time, the company’s major exports were; cocoa beans, coffee, maize grains, beans and green tea leaves for the conventional markets.In 1999, Management under the chairmanship of Mr. David B. Kayondo decided to venture into the production and export…

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JP Cuttings

JP Cuttings JP Cuttings is your ideal partner for the production of unrooted cuttings. We try to provide our customers with the best quality. With a group of enthusiastic, dedicated people we can give you our best service every day. The quality of unrooted cuttings are superb from Uganda. With average temperatures of 26 degrees…

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Finca Verde Ltd.

Finca Verde Ltd. Finca Verde is located in Mukono District, about an hour East of the capital city, Kampala. The farm is approximately 23 acres of good agricultural land, with 4 acres currently in use, has a good water source and reasonably good access roads.  The farm’s location is also convenient, as it serves the central region and…

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eProd Solutions Ltd.

eProd Solutions Ltd. eProd provides an affordable, flexible and automated way of controlling your agribusiness through easy collection of farmer information you can rely on. eProd is a proven and affordable solution that is designed to handle large numbers of suppliers. It enables you to respond to the requirements of your demanding markets and to…

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Afripads Ltd

Afripads Ltd. AFRIpads is the leading manufacture and largest commercial supplier across Africa of reusable sanitary pads.  To date, we have provided over 3.5 million women and girls across 30 countries with a sustainable solution for managing their periods.  AFRIpads currently employs more than 200 young women in Uganda to make our reusable sanitary pads.…

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B&S Group of Companies Ltd.

B&S Group of Companies Ltd. B&S Group of Companies Ltd is a General Trading, Logistics and Manufacturing company duly registered in South Sudan and Incorporated in Kenya, Uganda and UAE. B&S Group Headquarter is located at Jebel-Kujur, Yei Road, Juba – South Sudan with Branch offices in Kampala, Uganda; Dubai, UAE and Mombasa, Kenya.  Established…

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Embassy of The Netherlands

Embassy of The Netherlands The embassy provides Information for Dutch nationals on travelling, living, working and doing business in Uganda.  The website Netherlands worldwide provides all you need to know about living, working, travelling and doing business abroad   Contact Details 6th Floor, DFCU Towers,br> 26 Kyadondo Road Nakasero, Kampala Phone +256204346000 24 hours a…

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Circular Design Hub

Circular Design Hub Design Hub Kampala is excited about this new era as Circular Design Hub as we look to partner with front runners within the Circular Innovation ecosystem both locally and internationally. At inception in April 2017 the empty warehouse was transformed into an artistic workspace with the intent to create an unconventional and…

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Expat Assist

Expat Assist Expat Assist is the first company in Uganda specializing in relocation, immigration and business services that offers a wide range of assistance in the form of tailor-made and customised packages.We know the hurdles and challenges that people and organisations face when coming to Uganda, and will use our own experiences in dealing with…

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Swainair Travel & Safaris Ltd.

Swanair Travel & Safaris Ltd. is an IATA Accredited Travel Agency that was established in 1993 and incorporated under the laws of Uganda. Swanair Travel was appointed the Global Partner of Carlson Wagonlit Travel- CWT in 2002. CWT is a global leader specialized in Business Travel Management and is present in more than 147 countries worldwide.…

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House of Seeds

House of Seeds House of Seeds Ltd Uganda is a professional seed company that believes every producer in Uganda has the right to easy access to high quality vegetable seeds and planting materials for a fair price. The House of Seeds Ltd concept started in 2010 as a small innovative project of the Uganda based…

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EyeOpenerWorks

EyeOpenerWorks EyeOpenerWorks is a business with offices in The Netherlands and Uganda that supports organizations to create social and sustainable impact.  We provide services in five domains:   Creative Monitoring & Evaluation,  Active Learning,  Social Business Incubation,  Organizational Development, and  Personal Development. EyeOpenerWorks has been active in over ten different countries, supporting a variety of Dutch…

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Healthy Entrepreneurs

Healthy Entrepreneurs Healthy Entrepreneurs is working with independent entrepreneurs on basic healthcare for all. Access to basic health in the most remote areas is an important key for development and self-reliance. The key of success is entrepreneurship and self-empowerment, since it enables people to overcome their own challenges. With the entrepreneurial model, the entrepreneurs are…

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VIVO Energy Uganda

VIVO Engery Uganda With a vision to become Africa’s most respected energy business Vivo Energy Uganda, the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded fuels and lubricants, was established in February 2013. The Shell brand has been in Uganda since 1953. Vivo Energy Uganda has a fuels storage capacity of 17,500 m³ and 134 service stations,…

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Matoke Tours

Matoke Tours is one of East Africa’s leading tour operators specialized in providing quality, individualized private and group tours within the region.Since its establishment in 2002, the company has grown into a reputable Africa specialist with representations in the Netherlands, Uganda and Madagascar, offering trips to a number of destinations. The fast growth and the…

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BBROOD

BBROOD BBROOD is a Uganda based high-quality bakery company, originally from the Netherlands, with a focus on sourdough bread and traditional preparation methods. All our breads and pastries are handcrafted and our signature loafs are baked in a stone floor oven. BBROOD’s partnership with NUTIP is essential because of how our company operates. Our experienced…

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International Procurement Agency B.V.

International Procurement Agency B.V. Founded in 1981, International Procurement Agency B.V. has grown to become one of the leading organisations in providing superior supply, procurement, consultancy services and emergency response on a global scale to principals in all parts of the developing world on a strictly independent basis. IPA closely adheres to the specific rules…

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NUCAFE

NUCAFE NUCAFE, the National Union of Coffee Agribusinesses and Farm Enterprises is an Umbrella National Coffee Farmers’ Organization founded way back in 1995. NUCAFE has relentlessly empowered and organized smallholder coffee farmers who have using the Farmer Ownership Model to assume more roles and functions within the coffee value chain for enhanced productivity, value addition,…

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Solar Now

Solar Now was founded on the belief that everyone should have access to clean, affordable, and reliable energy. Thousands of families and businesses in Uganda and Kenya have benefited from solar energy solutions provided by SolarNow over the last 11 years. Initially focusing on solutions for rural homes and small businesses, SolarNow has in the…

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines KLM Royal Dutch Airlines was founded in 1919, making it the world’s oldest airline still operating under its original name. KLM serves approximately 150 destinations using a modern fleet and employs 32,000 people around the world. KLM offers reliable operations and customer-oriented products resulting from its policy of sustainable innovation. KLM…

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BiD Capital Partners

BiD Capital Partners We are a locally embedded international Impact Investment Advisory and Asset Management firm. We provide services to high impact growth stage SMEs, investors, development agencies, government, and non-governmental mission-aligned institutions, to bridge the investment supply-demand gap. Contact Details Plot 15B, Bandali rise, Bugolobi P.O.Box 2040 Kampala Uganda +256 393 216 435 info@bidcp.com…

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Mazars

Mazars We are an international audit, tax and advisory firm. Operating as a united and integrated partnership, we work as one team to deliver exceptional and tailored services in audit, accounting, tax, financial advisory, consulting and legal services. We are committed to helping our people and clients succeed by understanding and respecting who they are and how they…

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Bluebell Legal Advocates

Bluebell Legal Advocates Bluebell Legal (formerly Kaddu & Partners Advocates) is a full-service law firm in Uganda. Through MSI Global alliance www.msiglobal.org a network of over 260 independent Law and Accounting firms spread across the world, we have global presence to serve our clients. We are not the average law firm, a fact we are very proud…

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Bunyonyi Safaris Ltd.

Bunyonyi Safaris Ltd. Bunyonyi Safaris is a locally owned and operated tour company.  We are based in Uganda and have been in operation since 1996. We offer a range of wildlife, nature and cultural tours that focus on education and authentic experiences all over the East African region. Visit Website

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PEJA East Africa B.V.

PEJA East Africa B.V. PEJA East Africa B.V., with head offices in Arnhem, Netherlands, is the company in the PEJA Group which specialises in working with Africa. PEJA is an international sales organisation with roots dating back more than 80 years. Specialising in the supply of equipment and related services to the aviation, environmental, maritime…

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dfcu Bank Ltd.

dfcu Bank Ltd. dfcu Bank is a universal bank providing a full range of banking products and services to large corporate companies and institutions, mid-size local businesses as well as retail and small businesses. A subsidiary of dfcu Limited, dfcu Bank is a leading banking and financial services company domiciled in Uganda. It came into…

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Syngenta Global

Syngenta Global We provide products and solutions to help farmers achieve global food security for a growing population, sustainably. We work by looking at agriculture through the eyes of growers, and by applying world-class science to develop crop protection products and seeds. Our innovations help farmers to overcome multiple challenges – from weeds, insects and…

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New Board Members

NUTIP is pleased to announce the new board of directors, Ms.Anneke Elisabeth de Feijter, Ms Eugenie Nsubuga Windt, Mr. Piet van Asten, Mr Edgar Tabaro and Ms Inez van Oord. The board provides leadership for carrying out the Associatios mission to provide a platform for stakeholders to promote and contribute to an improved business climate…

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