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  • Official Launch of the 1 Trillion Regional Export Facility
  • Signing Ceremony for the Administration Agreement between Sida and the World Bank to support Uganda’s Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) - Window III “Crowding in Private Sector for Jobs”
  • UK Uganda Convention Press Briefing hosted on 27th September 2022 at PSFU Offices
  • Business leaders from EABC-COMESA – SADC Business Councils
  • Official Launch of the 1 Trillion Regional Export Facility

  • Signing Ceremony for the Administration Agreement between Sida and the World Bank to support Uganda’s Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) - Window III “Crowding in Private Sector for Jobs”

  • UK Uganda Convention Press Briefing hosted on 27th September 2022 at PSFU Offices

  • Business leaders from EABC-COMESA – SADC Business Councils

PRIVATE SECTOR FOUNDATION UGANDA

Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) is Uganda’s apex body for the private sector. It is made up of over 200 business associations, corporate bodies and the major public sector agencies that support private sector growth.
 
Since its founding in 1995, PSFU has served as a focal point for private sector advocacy as well as capacity building and continues to sustain a positive policy dialogue with Government on behalf of the private sector.PSFU aims to strengthen Private Sector capacity for effective policy advocacy and market competitiveness nationally, regionally and internationally. Regionally, PSFU is the national focal point for the East African Business Council (EABC) and the COMESA Business Council (CBC).

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POLICY ADVOCACY

PSFU is involved in extensive consultations and stakeholder engagements, enhanced research and analysis, improved policy dialogue with various partners and increased participation in various foras.

TRADE DEVELOPMENT

PSFU spearheads the articulation of private sector trade policy concerns with the objective of enhancing private sector participation in regional and international trade.

CAPACITY BUILDING

PSFU has established a fully equipped Capacity Building Unit as a special department/Unit that coordinates training and capacity building programs for the private sector enterprise development initiatives.

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PSFU NEWS

In loving Memory of Edgar Byarugaba
12 Dec 2022In loving Memory of Edgar Byarugaba

 

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Celebrating the Life of Edgar Byarugaba.
10 Dec 2022Celebrating the Life of Edgar Byarugaba.

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Mr. Humphrey Nzeyi is the new Chairman Board of PSFU.
26 Nov 2022

KAMPALA Thursday, November 24, 2022: Mr. Humphrey Nzeyi is the new Chairman of the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU). Mr. Nzeyi was voted in as the fifth Chairman on Thursday November 24th 2022 at PSFU’s 26th Annual General Meeting (AGM) at  [ ... ]

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Notice of the 26th PSFU Annual General Meeting
21 Oct 2022Notice of the 26th PSFU Annual General Meeting

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Uganda-Kenya coast tourism conference, exhibition and familiarization trip to Uganda, November 2022.
21 Oct 2022

Kampala, Uganda 20th October 2022. The Mombasa Consulate is organising the first Kenya Coast - Uganda Tourism Conference and Exhibition 2022 this November in partnership with the Mombasa, Kilifi and Kwale counties, in conjunction with the  Kenya co [ ... ]

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Financial institutions under their umbrella body, Uganda Bankers’ Association (UBA), unveiled a special 1 Trillion Regional Export Facility (REF).
21 Oct 2022

Kampala, Uganda 18th October 2022. Financial institutions under their umbrella body, Uganda Bankers’ Association (UBA) in partnership with PSFU, unveiled a special Regional Export Facility (REF) of an initial amount of Uganda shillings one trillion [ ... ]

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Call for expression of interest to participate in the Gender Equality Seal Certification Programme for Private Enterprises.
17 Oct 2022

Background Uganda’s economic and political stability over the past two decades has brought new opportunities to improve social inequalities and the well-being of citizens.  Since 1995, the country has made significant progress in promoting gender [ ... ]

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PSFU meets with the Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross Society.
14 Oct 2022

Kampala, Uganda 14th October 2022. PSFU Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Asiimwe had an insightful meeting with the Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross Society, Mr. Robert Kwesiga at the PSFU offices.  The meeting was aimed at discussing how we ca [ ... ]

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PSFU meets with the High Commissioner of Pakistan in Uganda, HE Ambassador Muhammad Hassan Wazir.
14 Oct 2022PSFU meets with the High Commissioner of Pakistan in Uganda, HE Ambassador Muhammad Hassan Wazir.

Kampala, Uganda, 14th October 2022. PSFU Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Asiimwe had a meeting with the High Commissioner of Pakistan 🇵🇰 HE Ambassador Muhammad Hassan Wazir today morning at PSFU offices to discuss collaboration with PSFU to en [ ... ]

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PSFU trains 20 member association leaders in Corporate Governance concepts and principles.
12 Oct 2022

Kampala, Uganda. On 6th & 7th October, PSFU in partnership with DECP trained 20 leaders representing member associations from various sectors in corporate governance principles. PSFU is mandated to support its members through capacity building  [ ... ]

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UAE-Uganda Business Forum: Bilateral relations with Uganda boost FDI to $3 billion in 2022.
12 Oct 2022

Deals worth an estimated $2 billion have also been signed between the two countries in the agro processing, energy, and mineral sectors. Trade between the UAE and Uganda has been boosted over the recent years due to strong bilateral relations, the U [ ... ]

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The First AfCFTA private sector CEO Forum in Uganda.
06 Oct 2022

Kampala, Uganda, 6th October 2022. The First AfCFTA private sector CEO Forum in Uganda was hosted by the Presidential CEO Forum on Thursday, 6th October 2022 at Kampala Serena Hotel. The theme was "Positioning the private sector for new opportuniti [ ... ]

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Meeting with The Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) led by Senior Presidential Advisor on AGOA & Trade.
06 Oct 2022

Kampala, Uganda, 5th October 2022. The Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Asiimwe had an insightful meeting with a team from The Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) led by Senior Presidential Advisor on AGOA & Trade, Ms. Susan Muhwezi at the  [ ... ]

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Tourism conference, exhibition and familiarization trip between Uganda and the Kenya coast scheduled to take place in November, 2022
06 Oct 2022

Theme: “Strengthening Networks, Synergies and Diversity to Maximize the Tourism Potential between Uganda and the Kenya Coastal Region” Global tourism experienced a mild 4% upturn in 2021, with 15 million more international tourist arrivals (over [ ... ]

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2nd Uganda – European Union Business Forum 2022 - 26 & 27 October 2022, Speke Resort Munyonyo, Kampala, Uganda
04 Oct 2022

Kampala, Uganda, 03 October 2022 – The 2nd Uganda- European Union (EU) Business Forum will be held on 26 and 27 October 2022 at the Speke Resort Munyonyo, Kampala, as the successor event to the 1st edition held in March 2020. The high-profile even [ ... ]

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Signing Ceremony for the Administration Agreement between Sida and the World Bank to support Uganda’s Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) - Window III “Crowding in Private Sector for Jobs”
30 Sep 2022

Kampala, Uganda 27th September 2022. PSFU represented by the Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Asiimwe participated insigning ceremony for the Administrative Agreement between Sida and the World Bank to support Uganda’s MDTF under Window III “Crow [ ... ]

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Uganda’s agricultural exports to register positive returns after the Uganda-UK trade and investment summit
30 Sep 2022

Uganda, Kampala; 26th September 2022: Exporters that participated in the recently concluded trade and investment summit received positive and diverse business opportunities during the trade mission to the UK. With the support of the newly appointed  [ ... ]

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Private Sector statement on the FY 2023/24 National Budget strategy
19 Sep 2022

  pdf Download a copy here >>> PRIVATE SECTOR STATEMENT ON THE FY 2023/24 NATIONAL BUDGET STRATEGY (226 KB)

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Uganda Somalia hold first ever business summit together
11 Aug 2022

Wednesday, 10th August 2022, Kampala. The business communities of Somali and Uganda held the first ever business summit at the Speke Resort Munyonyo as they explored potential trade opportunities. Corporates and the business group from Somalia and U [ ... ]

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EABC-COMESA – SADC Business Councils call upon governments to dismantle internal tariffs to boost intra-africa trade
11 Aug 2022

EABC-COMESA – SADC BUSINESS COUNCILS CALL UPON GOVERNMENTS TO DISMANTLE INTERNAL TARIFFS TO BOOST INTRA-AFRICA TRADE ➖Let's move AfCFTA from Rhetoric to Action  Wednesday, 10th August 2022 Kigali, Rwanda: - Speaking at the Consultative meeting [ ... ]

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New Digital Platform Strengthens Ministry of Health Supervision of the Privately owned Health facilities.
05 Aug 2022

Kampala, 4th August 2022 - Ministry of Health in partnership with Uganda Health Federation, a member of PSFU yesterday officially launched the Digitized Self-Regulatory Quality Improvement System (SQIS). This is an initiative under the COVID-19 Econo [ ... ]

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Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) And Private Sector Foundation (PSFU) sign memorandum of cooperation
01 Aug 2022

Kampala, Uganda - The Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) today signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) at Kampala Serena Hotel. UCDA Board Chair, Dr. Charles Francis Mugoya told the gathering that the Mem [ ... ]

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South Sudan assures Ugandans on safety, promises to support investment opportunities.
20 Jul 2022

JOINT PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KAMPALA, 20th July 2022. The government of South Sudan has assured Ugandans on safety of people, goods and services. The assurances were made by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Hon. Kuol Athian at the o [ ... ]

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Over 200 business people participate in Juba trade mission.
16 Jul 2022

KAMPALA, 16th July 2022. A contingent of over 250-plus business and government players travelled from Uganda are traveling to Juba, in South Sudan for a three-day joint business forum, exhibition and trade fair.  The event which started on Monday [ ... ]

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PSFU trains its members in “fundamentals of business membership organisations management” to enhance their capacity for sustainable association growth
22 Jun 2022

Kampala, Uganda; 21st June 2022: PSFU in partnership with the Dutch Employers Cooperation Programme (DECP) with support from the Embassy of Netherlands are conducting a 2-day training for their members about the functioning of employers’ and busine [ ... ]

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MCF Graduates urged to become good Ambassadors of the Foundation & Makerere University
10 Jun 2022

By Bernard Buteera Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University urged the Graduates of Mastercard Foundation to become good ambassadors of both the University and the Foundation in their Communities. He made the remarks in a [ ... ]

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