Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kampala Uganda
Currently in the spotlights
Through its international network, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN) -acting closely with the NL Agency - is able to provide useful business leads and contacts. The Trade & Investment section gives assistance to Dutch and Ugandan companies.
The Embassy is present on the social media platforms Facebook and Twitter
|Address||Rwenzori Courts, 4th floor, plot 2, Nakasero Road Kampala Uganda|
How to request a visa for the Netherlands and/or the Schengen area
August 14, 2014 The report covers the performance of the Dutch support to food security and economic cooperation in Uganda. It includes overviews of projects, their locations and their initial results. In 2013 the program benefited 25,000 farmers, of which one third women, thereby producing 400 trucks of extra food and Euro 1 million extra income. As part of the transitional process (from aid to trade) it is partnering more and more with Dutch companies, know how and Dutch NGOs. In 2013 a collaboration was set up with dfcu-Bank/Rabobank on financial inclusion. Wageningen University is successfully helping farmers to become specialized seed growers. In northern Uganda ICCO is training youth and farmers with a commercial orientation. Following an international tender the multi-donor agriBusiness Initiative Trust contracted a Dutch company to roll-out an energy-efficient cold chain to 100 dairy cooperatives in Western Uganda. Furthermore, it supports IFDC with the improvement of the rice, potato, cassava, sunflower and soybean value chains. Also Dutch Investors and traders will benefit more from the larger market due to the work of TradeMark East Africa on regional trade integration.
July 18, 2014 The Netherlands is deeply shocked by the terrible air disaster involving flight MH17. We mourn all those who were on board, whatever their nationality. Our thoughts are with their loved ones, friends, colleagues and acquaintances. The Dutch government is doing all it can to gain clarity for the victims’ families as swiftly as possible. The Netherlands is pressing for an independent and transparent international investigation and calls on all those involved to provide full and immediate cooperation. A crisis team has been set up at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague. Relatives of victims can contact the Ministry on +31 (0)70 348 7770.
- Winners of the 2014 EU Human Rights Defenders Award
- Outcome of NSS 2014: a major step towards a safer world
- Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on NSS 2014: ‘Making the world a bit safer’
- Uganda Business Mission to the Netherlands - 5-12 April 2014
- Government of the Netherlands suspends support to the JLOS