Completed Projects

Value Chain Development


Assignment Completed(2018 – 4Months)

Consultancy services for conducting Value Chain Development Support Services two groups in the districts of Otuke and Alebtong Districts, with over 300 members (80% female membership) focusing on the Shea nut value chains..

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Market Information Services


Assignment Completed(2018)

Consultancy services for conducting Value Chain Development Support Services two groups in the districts of Otuke and Alebtong Districts, with over 300 members (80% female membership) focusing on the Shea nut value chains..

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Market Information Services


Assignment Completed(2018)

The ICT action Research for the 400
youth and care givers that was
implemented from the February 1
,2018 to 30 th June 2018, allowing the
youth and caregivers to explore and
engage with ICT tools or participant
in the youth investment clubs..

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Market Information Services


Assignment Completed (2019)

Supporting Agri-Business Growth
and Development through enhanced
Marketing Systems and Value
Addition ; Profiling and Delivery of
market Information.

Client

Cloud Hosting and System Development


Assignment Completed (2018)

Development of information and
communication platform for producer
organizations: Secondary Producer
Organisation (starting with 8 SPO)
with possibility of business growth.
Duration: 6 months.

Client

Financial Literacy Training


Assignment Completed (2018)

Financial Literacy Training of
Catholic Dioceses: Parish and
Diocesan financial management
series, covered all dioceses in 2
years (Duration :24 months).

Client

Profiling and System Development


Assignment Completed (2015)

VECO Uganda: Developing farmer information and trading systems for Veco farmers in Uganda and Tanzania covering a total of 25,000 farmers with traceable records, delivery of information on prices,
weather, inputs and financial tips..

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Market Information Services


Assignment Completed (2016)

Sauti Africa Limited: provision of across
board market information services, for
Busia border and Uganda..

Client

Profiling and Record Management


Assignment Completed (2016)

GOAL Uganda, profiling of farmers (under
outfit of FIT Uganda) in ABIM and AGAGO
northern Uganda. Record management
services, provision of market information,
linkage to mobile money services..

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Mid-term Evaluation for Sustainable Agricultural Market Chain Development (SACD):


Assignment Completed (2013)

Mid-term Evaluation for Sustainable
Agricultural Market Chain Development
(SACD): The project was aimed to
generate an in-depth learning-oriented
assessment which provided insights in the
results, progress and performance of
VECOs SACD programme in order to
improve VECOs strategies, partnerships
and interventions for the groundnut chains
as well as generate some overall lessons
and recommendations for the global SACD
programme of Vredeseilanden. It
concentrated on finding out the extent to
which the programme had contributed to
income and livelihood improvement;
strengthening the position of farmers and
their organizations in the chain;
enhancement of technical and
organizational institutional capacity; chain
intervention strategies; advocacy actions
and integrated learning for VECO..

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Financial Inclusion Services & Record Management


Assignment Completed (2015)

Promoting Economic Inclusion of
Livelihoods for Efficiency and Equitable
Distribution and Linkage to Productivity
Resources using ICTs for Agriculture
(FORD FOUNDATION, 14th March 2014
to 13th March 2015) The project aimed at
improving responsiveness to the need for
access to tailored agricultural finance/credit
linkages to agricultural inputs and resource
monitoring and tracking with traceable farm
records and farm record management
services. The purpose of the project was to
complete the last mile in the setup and
functionality of FARMIS as a solution to
business and market/credit linkage service
for small holder farmers. It aimed at
improving livelihoods’ economic gains
through increased participation in the eco-
market system..

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Market Information Services


Assignment Completed (2014)

Increasing Public Access To
Agricultural Market Information
 Improvement of agriculture market
information in the country, use of
ICT to promote outreach using
channels like Mobile , Radio and
IVR systems, Online platforms
 Coordinate and facilitate the
improvement of collection and
increase the availability and
dissemination of production,
market and transaction information
of staple crops in the country
 Creating sustainable business
linkages with other service to
actors in the value chain including
financial linkages and enabling
money remittance services.

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Agricultural Market Information Services.


Assignment Completed (2011)

1st January
2010 to 31st December 2011) The
main objective of the project was to
improve the collection and increase
the availability and dissemination of
production, market and transaction
information of staple crops in the
country on a regular basis while
creating sustainable business
linkages with other service to actors in
the value chain including financial
linkages and enabling money
remittance services. The project
aimed at optimizing the public
resources in the most efficient way
while creating a link into the private
sector for the future sustainability of
the activities proposed. All activities in
this project are implemented as FIT
INFOTRADE pilot activities as a mean
of enhancing continuity in the concept
development and developing systemic
means of address issues in the
agribusiness sectors in the country.
The purpose of the project was to
collect production and market data
that will provide reliable information
that can be used for focusing
interventions food value chain aimed
at increasing data about selected
crops, creating early warning systems
in high productive areas, addressing
to regional food security, increase of
farmers disposal income, providing
information about traders, agro input
suppliers and making practical
linkages in the participants of the
selected staple foods..

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Conservation Farming Initiative (UCFI) Baseline survey


Assignment Completed (2012)

06th
July,2012 to 15th October,2012). To
improve maize and bean production
and marketing, improve manufacturing
links and tools for Conservation
farming and generating data on key
areas including gender, access to
financial services as well as
environmental compliance of targeted
beneficiaries in districts of Masindi,
Pader, Lira, Apac, Dokolo, Agago,
Kiryandongo, Otuke, Oyam, Alebtong,
Kaberamaido and Kole..

Client

Promoting collection and access to market information using ICT in the UNIDO business information centres


Assignment Completed (2011)

21st
November 2011 to 30th December 2011).
To harmonise ICT and relevant business
information services for the development of
local entrepreneurship skills there by
promoting productivity for increased local
private sector competitiveness.

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Consultancy on evaluation


Assignment Completed

Midterm Review – Youth
Entrepreneurship Facility: Supporting
the youth in Uganda to turn their energy
and ideas into business opportunities
by increasing their incomes/ earning
capacity and creating decent work for
themselves and others.
o Evaluation covered 11 districts in
Uganda
Review of the project implementation
components and advise on the approaches.

Client

Establishment and development of market information services in eight ( 8) DDPIII districts and two(2) municipalities


Assignment Completed (2012)

1st August 2011 to
31st March 2012) Carry out a pre-
assessment that should guide the
further implementation of the MIS pilot
as to improve the understanding of
existing systems and capacities,
specific requirements for the different
stakeholders involved, including end-
users and to guarantee sustainability
of the efforts..

Client

Mercy corps Agri-Fin Development & baseline Research


Assignment Completed (2012)

(2nd September 2012 to 31st October
2012). Assess small holder’s
organizational capacity (looking at the
challenges, needs and opportunities.
Identify other key stakeholders
backing the value chain (Government
line Ministries, local Agriculture
Research Institutions, agriculture
extension providers at all levels,
financial service providers, input
suppliers, buyers, wholesalers, and
retailers, NGOs and funders) to
assess their collaboration strategies
and possible partnership or alliances
in implementation. Analysis of the
areas of interest which include among
others; existing farmers’ incomes,
crop mix, profits and losses, costs of
production, yield and investments in
farm inputs then further do sample
farmer cash flow, income statement,
and the balance sheet for a selected
number of farmers for selected
number of farmers. Quality
assessment in terms of efficiency and
doing a comparison of the between
the use of the mobile phone service
and the standard services. Carry out
market assessment (critical success
factors, losses and constraints met in
marketing).

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Increasing Public access to agricultural market Information


Assignment Completed (2022)

Support the continuity of data collection,verification and analysis. Increase public access to Market Information using both traditional radio-based radio stations and provide capacity building to third party support agencies.

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Promoting Economic Inclusion of Livelihoods for Efficiency and Equitable Distribution and Linkage to Productivity Resources using ICTs for Agriculture


Assignment Completed (2022)

Promoting Economic Inclusion of Livelihoods for Efficiency and Equitable Distribution and Linkage to Productivity Resources using ICTs for Agriculture.

Client

Agricultural Market Information Services


Assignment Completed (2022)

The main objective of the project was to improve the collection and increase the availability and dissemination of production, market and transaction information of staple crops in the country on a regular basis while creating sustainable business linkages with other service to actors in the value chain including financial linkages and enabling money remittance services.
The project aimed at optimizing the public resources in the most efficient way while creating a link into the private sector for the future sustainability of the activities proposed. All activities in this project are implemented as FIT INFOTRADE pilot activities as a mean of enhancing continuity in the concept development and developing systemic means of address issues in the agribusiness sectors in the country.
The purpose of the project was to collect production and market data that will provide reliable information that can be used for focusing interventions food value chain aimed at increasing data about selected crops, creating early warning systems in high productive areas, addressing to regional food security, increase of farmers disposal income, providing information about traders, agro input suppliers and making practical linkages in the participants of the selected staple foods.
.

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Promoting collection and access to market information using ICT in the UNIDO business information centres


Assignment Completed (2012)

To harmonise ICT and relevant business information services for the development of local entrepreneurship skills there by promoting productivity for increased local private sector competitiveness, industrial innovation capacities and employment generation.

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Integrated Management of Xanthomas wilt bananas in smallholder systems in East and Horn of Africa


Assignment Completed (2022)

Profile 100 banana project farmers from each of the benchmark sites in iboga and Bushenyi

Conduct training (practical and theory) selected farmer leaders on how to request and access for banana management and marketing information

Provide training on record keeping (farm books)and how to make use of linkages /access to financial services and institutions
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Market Information Service delivery and interpretation Training


Assignment Completed (2022)

Conduct an Orientation training for CMC leaders about the Infotrade Market Information Delivery platform service, its farmers can benefit from it and how it works.

Profile and enrol members onto the platform to receive weekly information updates in Luo language, at least covering sesame, sunflower, groundnuts, rice, maize and beans.

Monitor ,record and respond to feedback received from farmers during the period of this engagement
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Non -exclusive farmer profiling and membership mapping services (primary and baseline profiling of the farmer in the programme to establish levels of entry and service requirements


Assignment Completed (2022)

FIT Insights provided primary and baseline profiling of farmers in the programme to establish levels of entry and service requirements. It gives the farmers a status and reference for services delivery using both modern ICTs for agriculture and other services like financial linkages, marketing and crop insurance.

FIT Insights using its short 8555 will provide the farmers with tailored market information. (prices, weather, market opportunities alert and farming tips and extension advisor

Using past experience in dissemination, FIT works with other third party service providers like radio, and telecommunication to provide direct market information on the target service while training the farmers for interpretation and access

Each of the farmers that are enlisted for the farms services receive financial literacy on completion of their subscription and payment requirement for the programme
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