Livestock status in uganda presentation at ALiCE2014 media brekafast launch


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Livestock status in uganda presentation at ALiCE2014 media brekafast launch

  1. 1. Livestock Sub sector Performance The cattle population grew at an average of 3% annually and is now estimated at about 14 million up from 11.4 in 2008 Dairy Development Milk production in the year 2011/12 was estimated at 1.86 billion liters. The value of exports is estimated to be about 20 million US dollars annually. The dairy subsector grew at an average of 9% per annum over the last 10 years. This is attributed to the favorable macroeconomic environment, policy and institutional reforms (liberalization and privatization mainly) as well as specific interventions by government to promote development of the sector. By end of 2013 there were 347 rural milk collecting centres in more than 13 districts with a total capacity of about 1.5 million litres
  2. 2. Livestock Subsector (cont..) There are over 114 milk road tankers with a total capacity of 925,170 litres. Currently there are over 30 (45) large, medium and small- scale dairy processing plants in the country with a combined total installed capacity of over1,103,830 litres (1.5) per day. Of these, about 4 have come up in the last two years. The processed products from these plants range from pasteurized milk, Ultra Heat Treated milk, yoghurt, butter, cheese, milk powder, ice cream and ghee. A total of 100,767,383 litres of milk were processed into value added products during the year 2012
  3. 3. Livestock subsector The farm-gate price of milk has moved from UGX 500-600 a liter to UGX 1000 a liter because of improved marketing The value of imports on the other hand, decreased from $1.9 million in 2011 to US $1.4 million in 2012. Currently, there are 229 registered cooperatives involved in collective milk marketing and milk chilling. Breeding Programs Synchronized the reproduction of over 400 heads of cattle at Ruhengere Farm Trained 40 artificial insemination technicians and procured 3000 doses of sexed semen and 7000 doses of conventional semen A high capacity liquid nitrogen plant of 89 litres per hour has been procured and installed at NAGRC.
  4. 4. Livestock Sub Sector (cont..) A business plan for Maruzi Open Nucleus Breeding scheme was developed in 2013 Goats Goat numbers are estimated at about 15 millions by end of 2013 Sembabule pilot goat export and production project (2012) procured 6,326 improved goats and distributed to 126 farmers. A total of 1,475,545 metric tons of wet blue goat and sheep skins were exported in 2012 to China, Italy, Turkey, Pakistan, Kenya and others.
  5. 5. Livestock Sub sector (cont..) Beef and Beef Products Beef production stood at about 186,000 MT in 2011, rose to 191,280 MT in 2012. The Uganda Meat Producers Cooperative Union established 30 primary cooperatives (14 in DCZ1 and 16 in DCZ2). A National Meat Grading System was developed and will be used after establishing the export slaughterhouses Beef exports increased from 34.2 MT in 2011 to 84.6 MT in 2012 registering 147% growth.
  6. 6. Livestock Sub sector (cont..) Poultry production The poultry population is estimated as 50.4 millions most of which are chickens. About 775.2 million eggs produced per year. An average of 84,000 tons of poultry meat and 56,000 tons of eggs were produced per year 2011 to 2013.  Present egg per capita consumption is estimated to be at 40 and that of poultry meat at 2.5 kgs. The quick rise in the poultry sector and sanitary requirements have triggered investment in poultry processing plants. Ugachick Poultry Breeders in Magigye and Manji Hodani in Nakaseke. Although Uganda imported 455,462 day old chicks in 2011. We were able to export 110,500 day old chicks in 2012.
  7. 7. Fisheries Subsector • Fish production in 2012/13 was 407,639 MT and fish export stood at 18,320 MT valued at USD 108.614 Million • The number of ponds was 25,000 in 2011 and on average 1,000 ponds are established each year bringing the total number ponds to 27,000 in 2013. • To boost fish production from aquaculture, four (4) regional fry centers were established in Gulu, Kajansi, Bushenyi and Mbale and equipment procured. The number of fish farmers increased from 14,000 in 2011 to 15,000 in 2013. Current fish production from acquaculture is estimated at 100,000 metric tons per year.
  8. 8. Fisheries Sub sector (Cont..) Eight (8) appropriate sites for establishment of aquaculture parks have been identified: 4 on Lake Victoria (Lutoboka Bay, Lutoboka-Kitobo, Kissujja-Mwena and Mwena Main)  4 on land (Kabouy and Onekgwak along the River Nile in Masindi, River Ruizi in Mbarara, and River Mporogoma in the Eastern. The number of cage farming enterprises stands at 1350 cages  Fish feed production is still low with one major commercial producer – Ugachick.
  9. 9. Fisheries Sub sector (cont..) The following Fish to be upgraded, rehabilitated and equipped  Laliya Fish Fry center in Gulu, Manada fish farm in Koboko District,  Anyara Fish hatchery in Kaberamaido, Salama integrated Fish Farm in Busia, SCAPA fish farm in Kamuli and Tukundane Fish Farm in Isingiro The process of identification and mapping of 25 fish breeding on lake Victoria and 9 on Lake Albert was undertaken Developed guidelines for the management of the fish breeding areas.
  10. 10. Fisheries Sub sector (cont..) Number of cage farming enterprises stands at 1350 cages located as follows; Son Fish, Masese Youth, Chinese Fish farm in Jinja, Ugachick, Namuyenje Fish farm and Ferdisult Engineering Ltd in Mukono, AA Fisheries and Aquaculture in Hoima, Haji Kamulegeya, Echo farm and Lutembe farm in Entebbe and Mugoya Farm in Iganga Other small scale yet to be registered
  11. 11. Fisheries Sub sector Curbing Illegal Fishing The process of establishing an Agriculture Police is being concluded in FY 2013/14. Procurement process is on-going for the initial 11,500 vessel identification number plates out of the total of 60,000 required to be procured, Payment of mandatory country contributions to a tune of 780M to Lake Victoria Fisheries Organisation towards the East African regional efforts to save the Nile Perch in Lake Victoria was effected
  12. 12. Fisheries Subsector Status on protection and conservation of wild fisheries The process of identification and mapping of 25 fish breeding on lake Victoria and 9 on Lake Albert has been undertaken Development of guidelines for the management of the fish breeding areas concluded. Management of aquatic weeds and suds by removing physical encumbrances to fish production on lake Kyoga, Victoria, Albert and River Kagera regularly undertaken
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