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Launch of KABULONDA MPEKE TOWN TV and Radio Farming Drama Series


On 13th June 2018 aBi, Mediae Kenya Ltd and Vision Group held a joint launch of the long awaited drama series dubbed, “KABULONDA MPEKE TOWN” TV and Radio Series at New Vision Head Office. Representatives of Mediae, Bukedde and Urban TV attended the launch and made a commitment to support the drama series. Mr. Francis […]

Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd wins prestigious Sustainable Standard Setter Award in New York


Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd was presented with the prestigious Sustainable Standard Setter Award at the Rainforest Alliance Gala in New York on 9th May 2018 becoming the first African coffee company to win this award. The award recognizes the company’s efforts to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to sustainability, improving livelihoods and conserving biodiverse landscapes in Uganda. […]

aBi BIDS FAREWELL TO MRS LYDIA OCHIENG-OBBO, OUTGOING CHAIRPERSON


aBi Founders, Board, Management and Staff bid farewell to the long serving aBi Trust Chairperson and Director aBi Finance, Mrs. Lydia Ochieng-Obbo after 8 years of dedicated service to aBi. Lydia’s tenure ended in April 2018 and she will be replaced by Hon. Gerald Ssendaula, as the new aBi Trust Chairperson and Director aBi Finance. […]

aBi injects Ush.100m into 2018 Seeds of Gold Campaign


Agricultural Business Initiative (aBi), Heifer International, National Agriculture Research Organisation (NARO) and Nation TV have partnered with Monitor Publications Limited (MPL) on the 2018 Seeds of Gold Campaign under the theme; ‘Climate Smart Farming’. This is aimed at promoting a competitive, private sector agribusiness development and to enhance wealth creation in Uganda through providing practical […]

aBi supports Uganda Bankers Association to launch the Shared Agent Banking System


aBi entered into a partnership with UBA to co-fund the establishment of the Shared Agent Banking System. This partnership is borne out of aBi’s mandate to facilitate increased access to financial services, especially by agribusiness value chain actors, including smallholder farmers. While congratulating Uganda Bankers’ Association at the launch on 25th April 2018, aBi noted […]

aBi Value Chain Financing – Breakfast Meeting for Partner FIs at Kampala Serena, 29th March 2018


In 2017 aBi contracted Financial Access (East Africa) Ltd to conduct and validate value chain analyses for the specific value chains of maize, coffee, rice, sunflower, sesame and chilli, and to deliver training on agricultural value chain financing to 150 of aBi’s partner Financial Institutions (FIs) staff including; Credit Officers, Credit Administrators, and Branch Managers. […]

DELIGHT (U) LTD WINS PRIVATE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT CSR AWARD


Delight (UG) Ltd won the Corporate Social Responsibility award, in the agri-business category, at the Private Sector Development Awards 2017, held on the 14th September 2017 at Royal Suites Hotel, Kampala. The awards were organized by Private Sector Foundation of Uganda (PSFU). This award was in recognition of the company’s role in enhancing improved mango […]

aBi facilitates the 1st Annual Banking Conference


aBi Finance sponsored and participated in the 1st Annual Bankers Conference on 19th July 2017 at Kampala Serena Hotel under the theme, “The Future of Banking”. The event was organized by Uganda Bankers’ Association and it attracted industry experts involved in facilitating and delivering financial and banking service within Uganda and across the East African […]