In collaboration with PSFU and National farmers federations which we are members, UOSPA strongly participate in lobbing for better policies for its members; especially on; certification, tax, investment and trade policies
Approaches Used By Uganda Oilseed to promote economic growth of small holder farmers
Gender Equality and Inclusion Strategy .Training Young women in simple cottage industries to promote women economic activities in Farming groups.
By supporting farmers to complete the oilseed value chain from production up to oil and cake production, their income increase as they sold more than one product beside expanded enterprises from the cake and oils they produce. Part of the oils produced was use in production of marketable products; cakes, chapattis, cookies, bans, bagia as a source of income especially to women members in the group, while seed cake was used especially by young men to feed livestock feeding.
The training provided women and young women with alternatives source of income. At the time of low market of sunflower oils and cake, the groups market other products and wait when price is profitable and sell excess grain. The center encouraged farmer to farmer learning became practical skill training school for most farmers) in the community and from other development organizations