Forestry Sector

Forestry Sector

Size and Structure of the Economy Forests and woodlands cover approximately 4.9 million hectares in Uganda, about 24% of the total land area. The vast majority of this is woodland (19%), while the rest is tropical moist forest (5%) and…
 Transport Sector

Transport Sector

Size and Structure The Transport sector is complementary to other sectors namely; Agriculture, Forestry, Tourism, Mining, Oil and Gas, Manufacturing, Housing development and Information and Communication Technology. The sector has two subsectors, transport infrastructure and transport services. In Uganda, the…

Uganda Business Regulatory Framework

Regulatory Framework    Business Registration In Uganda, a business can be set up by a sole trader / individual, in partnership, private or public limited liability companies. Registering A Company Companies are registered at the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB).…
 Agricultural Production Zones in Uganda

Agricultural Production Zones in Uganda

Map of Agricultural Production Zones    Description Of The Agricultural Production Zones And Selected Enterprises Zone Districts Climate Other characteristics Enterprises 1 Moroto Northern Kotido Eastern Kitgum Average rainfall of 745 mm with high variability, from about 600 mm over…
 Agriculture Sector

Agriculture Sector

Sector Size and Structure Agriculture is a core sector of Uganda’s economy. It contributed about 23% of GDP at current prices in 2011. Agricultural exports accounted for 48.5% of total exports in 2012. The sector provides the basis for growth…
 Tourism Sector

Tourism Sector

Size and Structure Uganda is endowed with a unique Biodiversity. It has 10 national parks, with a variety of rare animals like the mountain guerrillas, and tree climbing lions; shoebill birds and plant species.  Uganda’s snow-capped Renoir Mountains are suited…
 Energy Sector

Energy Sector

Size and Structure The total energy consumption in Uganda is estimated at over 5 million tons of oil of which 93% is derived from biomass (wood/ charcoal and agricultural residue); electricity and oil products constitute 7%. Uganda generates its own…
 Housing Sector in Uganda

Housing Sector in Uganda

Size and Structure Uganda’s current housing stock is estimated at 5.28 million housing units with an average household size of 5 persons. The national occupancy density is estimated at 1.1 households per housing unit. The sector on average accounts for…