Connecting Farmers & Traders
Data & Information Services
FIT collects data via various ICT tools like mobile phone apps, websites, Point of Sales surveys. Data collected includes production, transaction and marketing data. This is analysed to generate trends, behavior studies, profiles for individuals and groups. It is this information that forms the core for INFOTRADE.
Financial Inclusion & Business Linkages
FIT negotiates favorable terms for grouped service delivery from insurance firms, input providers, banks and tractor services in each country. We also sign strategic alliances with other providers, development partners and NGOs to position us as a link to the farmers in the traceable database.
Consultancy & Training Services
We work with partners to respond to farmer and trader needs holistically, using integrated models that support human development. The company has taken up consultancies from feasibility studies, baselines studies to sub-sector analysis, cross-cutting various sectors, such as health, education and agriculture.
Data Insights and Reports
Data Insights and Reports have been free as we introduced the service for the last 10 years , due to the changes and improvements on the service we have introduced a price scheme to all our potential clientele. We offer trial service for one month however you book for 12 months. Effective 1st FEBRUARY 2018. CLICK TO SUBSCRIBE
FIT Insights Ltd is one of the leading Business Development Consulting Companies in the region
We provide Market Information Services, Enterprise Record Management Services, tailored Capacity Building, Inclusive Payment Solutions and Business Service Linkages to Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) across the East African Region.
Our business is driven by the fact that all humanity need to be connected to services to enable holistic human development: FIT uses data insights to create opportunities, hope and future interventions in human well-being; for social and rural economic development, people education, livelihood and health services and cultural & environmental sustainability.
over 39,173 farmers
25 Market Data collectors (AMIAS)
6456 Profiled Farmers
Market Data collectors (AMIAs)
over 18,810 farmers
Meet our dedicated staff members
MSc International Marketing, MBA with Project Finance
BA Education, MBA candidate Nkozi University
BA Procurement & Supply Chain Management
BA Social Sciences MUK
Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management UMI.
Arach Emily Caroline
MBA Development studies
BA Social Work and Social Administration
Diploma in financial Management
The latest Fit Insights
MAIZE PRODUCTION IN UGANDA Introduction: Maize (zea mays L.), originally a New World crop, was introduced in Uganda in 1861 (Sprague, 1987) and by 1900 was already an established crop (Ministry of Agriculture 1988). Maize production has improved in Uganda with the adoption of improved technologies by farmers. These technologies include improved seeds like hybrid
-> Continue reading INFOTRADE MARKET INSIGHTS
Annually Uganda National Farmers association organises an agricultural show in Jinja at its permanent grounds next to the Source of the Nile, it is a event that brings a number of farmers, traders, services providers together to share knowledge, information and experience in agribusiness and agricultural as a sector. This year the event has been
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By Acayo Christine Gloria, Media and Communication officer The demand for sesame oil on both the local and international markets is increasing day by day especially by the Middle East and Asian markets. Its production however is still unreliable because Uganda rather exports sesame in seed form other than as refined oil and this is
-> Continue reading Sesame oil production continues to waver
The media is an enormously powerful tool that can deliver information, provide platforms for debate, open channels of communication, increase understanding of complex issues thereby empowering people. The media plays an important role in initiating and sustaining many of the development programs and has been recognized as the most effective and efficient medium of communication
-> Continue reading How radio can promote agribusiness
Shea butter or as it is commonly known ‘Moo yao’ in Lango is an indigenous fruit tree that grows mostly in northern Uganda. Its fat containing kernels are sold both in the local and international market and its oil is second in importance to palm oil in Africa. Although it has great contributions to local
-> Continue reading Shea Butter – Uganda’s hidden treasure
By Acayo Christine Gloria, Media and Public Relations Officer Chilies belong to the Capsicum Annum species and are believed to have originated from South America in Mexico. Their fruits occur in many different colors but the major ones are green, red, yellow and orange. In Uganda, chili is mainly grown in the northern districts of
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By Acayo Christine Gloria, Media and Public Relations Officer It is clear that developing an efficient, relevant and sustainable Market Information System is far from easy. Many organizations and agencies have however taken it upon themselves to collect and promote these systems for the benefit of both farmers and traders. What is Agricultural Market Information?
-> Continue reading Should farmers and traders embrace Agricultural Market Information?
By Robert M Kintu, June 2017 Trade between Uganda and Southern Sudan has been increasing over time.– the main towns whose population was growing daily with the perceptive peace, swelled by the return of displaced people and refugees and other people who have gone there to trade, do other works like construction etc. It needs
-> Continue reading Cross border trade Uganda and Southern Sudan
One of our PIA’s sensitizing farmers about the benefits of Infotrade, in Namatoke, Doho, Butaleja District – Uganda.
Are you an off taker dealing in commodity trading? Do you manage a line of produce buying stores? Do you trade using large amounts of cash?
Join us on 9th December for a breakfast meeting at Golf Course Hotel where we shall be launching the INFOTRADE MAALI payment solution.