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CABINET DECISIONS TAKEN DURING THE CABINET MEETING HELD ON MONDAY 22ND OCTOBER

, 2018 AT STATE HOUSE ENTEBBE.
Cabinet:
1.    Approved the National Seed Policy
The Policy will;
(i)    Promote new Commercial,  Food and Nutrition Security seed varieties;
(ii)    Promote and protect Uganda’s National Plant Genetic Resources sustainability;
(iii)    Strengthen production of high quality seed under the formal and informal seed systems;
(iv)    Strengthen seed distribution and marketing to enhance commercialization of quality seed;
(v)    Enhance National Competitiveness in Regional and International seed trade to contribute to Economic Growth;
(vi)    Promote quality control along the formal seed value chain and for quality declared seed;
(vii)    Develop the requisite  human resource for the seed Sub- Sector;
(viii)    Establish and strengthen Coordination, M&E and Management Information Systems for the seed Sub- Sector.