Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Upcoming course: General Tools and Concepts in Agribusiness SME Development.

Upcoming course: General Tools and Concepts in Agribusiness SME Development. The course will take place in Kampala, Uganda for two weeks – 04 to 15 November, 2013 and a follow-up week in Denmark during the second week of May 2014. Clink here to view full advert

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Monday, 22 April 2013

Mission:‘To produce young innovative and skilful agribusiness entrepreneurs through strategic partnerships that support investment in agribusiness by fostering collaboration between Makerere university, NUCAFE and the NARO coffee research centre to create cultures and environment that will value, encourage and enable innovation and produce graduates who are problem solvers, decision takers and successful entrepreneurs”.
CURAD’s vision:To be the leading generator of young agribusiness entrepreneurs creating wealth and jobs in East Africa’.
CURAD is a public-private partnership initiative with the aim of producing innovative young entrepreneurs and agribusiness leaders to champion productivity and profitability of the agricultural enterprises that can spinoff new enterprises.  This is an agribusiness innovation incubator geared towards creation of jobs and boosting incomes within the agricultural sector in Uganda piloting with the coffee value chain in the first four years. CURAD is a non-profit company limited by guarantee (certificate no; 144130) established to support profit oriented agribusinesses.
The Consortium for enhancing University Responsiveness to Agribusiness Development Limited (CURAD) is a public-private partnership initiative promoted by Makerere University, the National Union of Coffee Agribusinesses and Farm Enterprises Limited (NUCAFE), and National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO), the University of Copenhagen (UC) and NIRAS International. CURAD is one of the six agribusiness incubators in Africa supported by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa under the UniBRAIN facility with funding from DANIDA.