Our Background

The Young Farmers’ Federation of Uganda (UNYFA)

The Young Farmers Federation of Uganda (UNYFA) is an umbrella organization for young farmers in Uganda, started in 2016 and launched in June 2017, as a duly incorporated member-based organization, with a registration number 80020000478713 under section 18(3) of Companies Act 2012. UNYFA has over 72-member associations which are District Young Farmers Associations, Youth Agro-based initiatives and school agricultural clubs, totaling to over 41,000 individual young farmers.
Nationwide Outreach

The Federation operates countrywide in six regions

Namely: West Nile; Northern; Far Eastern; Eastern; Central and Western Region, and is driven by the desire to have a holistically transformed youth in agriculture for a sustainable economy: UNYFA’s target age group is of youth between 12 to 39 years who are rural and/or urban Agro-based and young farmers in and out of school/ Institutions.

Our Strength

» Functional countrywide structure of youth in agribusiness which emanates
from the grass-root to National Level
» Visibility at the national level
» Affiliation as a youth organization for the National Farmers Federation
» International linkages and connections; AHA, DBV, WFO
» Internal controls and organization policy documents

Our Mission

To mobilize & empower youth in agriculture for social- economic development.

Thematic Areas

» Institutional development/ Professionalization/
» Advocacy:
» Services: Linkage, network
» Foode security and income
» Environment and nature resource management.

Our Values

» Team work
» Accountability (Transparency )
» Commitment

» Inclusion (Equity for All)

Our Vision

A holistically transformed youth in agriculture for sustainable economy.


- Countrywide mobilization of youth in agribusiness

- Capacity Building Trainings

» CET- Corporate Entrepreneurship Training
» BAT- Business Altitude training
» FACT- Farmers Advocacy and Capacity Training.
» ERI- Enabling Rural Innovations
» Building climate Resilience Training

- Farm Succession/Continuity trainings


» Policy analysis
» Policy briefs
» Fact Methodology
» Dialogue and Discussions

- Market Linkages

- Resource Mobilization

- E-extension and Advisory services

- Exhibitions, Exposure, Symposiums and internships

- Agritourism

 » Since 2017, we have been organizing two Agribusiness Tours every year,
with the main rationale being the need to expose passionate farmers to
various agricultural ventures across the country. The tour offers an array
of activities, central among which is learning how food comes about.

 » We also offer the same services to international visitors, travelers.

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