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Effect of Lockdown in Uganda on Fertilizer Trade amidst the Peak of a Cropping Season

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Debate will bring global and regional perspectives from African agribusinesses

This live talk is organised by the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP).

Below is a list of panellists and questions they will address:

  • Mr. Rajiv Ram Senior Fertilizer Demand analyst – CRU London
    • GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE: Effect of Covid-19 or Lockdown on fertilizer trade
  • Mr. Victor Otieno Country Sales Agronomist: Yara East Africa
    • REGIONAL PERSPECTIVE: How cross border Transport is affecting fertilizer trade since Yara is not a local fertilizer blender in Uganda?
  • Mr. Gilbert Kato Country Sales Agronomist: ETG
    • How are you meeting market demands and Subsidy program targets amidst the crisis? (demand high or low)
  • Ms. Sophie Mirembe Inputs and Outputs Manager: Grainpulse Ltd
    • As a local blender, has the lockdown affected the cost of raw materials for blending?
    • Has this affected price of fertilizers?
    • How are you meeting market demands and Subsidy targets program amidst the crisis?
  • Ms. Nakanwagi Josephine MAAIF/Subsidy program representative
    • How are you managing your activities (farmer registration, enrollment and distribution of inputs amidst the crisis?
    • How far are you from the targets?
    • Any interventions instituted due to the crisis?
  • Mr. Kato Hassan Director Kham farmer Services Ltd AFAP supported hub
    • Sharing copying strategies as an importer and last mile input distributor and price changes?
  • Mrs. Esther Kesware Co-Founder: Akorion
    • Sharing input distribution intervention done online during the pandemic
  • Mr. Musinguzi James Director M & J Multipurpose Enterprises Ltd: AFAP supported hub
    • Sharing last mile input distribution experiences to smallholder farmers and price changes

Please register for Effect of COVID-19 or Lockdown on Fertilizer Trade amidst the peak of a cropping season.

Thursday, April 30, 2020:

  • 3:00 PM CAT (South Africa)
  • 4:00 PM EAT (Uganda, Kenya)
  • 2:00 PM BST (UK, London)
  • 9:00 AM EDT (USA – Washington, New York)


Focus Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa
Middle East & North Africa
Focus Topic:
Agricultural Value Chains / Agri-Businesses
Market / Trade