Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kampala Uganda

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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.

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Netherlands Embassy in Kampala

Rwenzori Courts, 4th floor,
plot 2, Nakasero Road

+256 (0) 20 4346000



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September 17, 2014 European Commission President-Elect Jean-Claude Juncker has announced his new team of Commissioners for the next five years. Foreign minister Frans Timmermans will be Mr Juncker’s First Vice President and right-hand man. If confirmed by the European Parliament, the minister will be entrusted with the portfolio on better regulation, inter-institutional relations, rule of law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights. Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said that he is ‘very happy’ with the important job Mr Timmermans has been offered.

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.