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The Kalangala Oil Palm Growers Trust (KOPGT) was established with the major objective of providing finance for inputs and services required for the establishment/ development of small oil palm plots for participating farmers up to the plants maturity.The trust is fully equipped with a team of professional staff and guided by the KOPGT Board of Trustees.
      OUR BACKGROUND

Accordingly, in 2003, the Government of Uganda (GOU), entered into a Public-Private-Partnership agreement with Bidco Oil Refineries to establish a 300 tons per day crude vegetable oil refinery,at Jinja, to be supplied from a total of 40,000 hectares of oil palm plantations ...


  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  
      SUPPORTING THE WOMEN & YOUTH

Women are in the project in their own right as landowners or tenants, as wives of landowners or tenants, or as plantation workers. Issues include securing land tenure (particularly succession planning given the 25 year period of oil palm)...

      SUPPORTING THE FARMERS

Smallholders are both indigenes and earlier migrants to the Islands. Many are tenants or even squatters on large areas of land owned mostly by absentee landlords.They are small subsistence fishermen but as fish stocks are declining, they are increasingly turning to farming...

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The Oil Palm Development Project is a public private partnership between the Government of Uganda..

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