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  • AIRO Cassava Growers Exhibit At The PSFU Dialogue On Rising Wheat Prices
  • Uganda Democratic Republic of Congo Business Summit 2022
  • Uganda Turkey Business Mission 2022
  • PSFU hosts President of Tanzania at a Business Summit in Kampala.
  • PSFU hosts President of Tanzania at a Business Summit in Kampala.
  • PSFU in partnership with the Embassy of Netherlands trains its members in Business Membership Management Principles
  • AIRO Cassava Growers Exhibit At The PSFU Dialogue On Rising Wheat Prices

  • Uganda Democratic Republic of Congo Business Summit 2022

    Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, the First Deputy Prime Minister of Uganda and Minister for East African Community Affairs led the business delegation to Kinshasa, DRC.

  • Uganda Turkey Business Mission 2022

    PSFU Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Asiimwe in attendance together with delegates at the Summit hosted at Speke Resort Munyonyo.

  • PSFU hosts President of Tanzania at a Business Summit in Kampala.

    President of the United Republic of Tanzania, HE Samia Suluhu Hassan on May, 10th 2022 together with PSFU Board members at the close of the PSFU Business Summit 2022 at Kampala Serena Hotel, Kampala Uganda.

  • PSFU hosts President of Tanzania at a Business Summit in Kampala.

    PSFU Board Representatives, Management team pose for a group photo with Ambassador Richard Kabonero (4th left) on May, 10th 2022 at Kampala Serena Hotel, Kampala Uganda.

  • PSFU in partnership with the Embassy of Netherlands trains its members in Business Membership Management Principles

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

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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HAPPENING NOW: Uganda DRC Business Summit 30th May to 3rd June in Kinshasa and 6th to 8th June 2022 in Goma, DRC.
19 May 2022

Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) representing private sector business associations in partnership with Government of Uganda is holding the Uganda- DR Congo Business Summit. The summit officially kicked-off on Monday, 30th May in Kinshasa wi [ ... ]

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Uganda Private Sector to hold Business Summit in Democratic Republic of Congo - 30th May to 7th June 2022
19 May 2022

Uganda, Kampala; 19th May 2022: Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) representing private sector business associations in partnership with Government of Uganda will hold the first ever Uganda- DR Congo Business Summit between May 31 and June 8 in  [ ... ]

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Private sector players in Uganda meet with President of the United Republic of Tanzania, HE Samia Suluhu Hassan
11 May 2022

May 10th, 2022Kampala, Uganda – The Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) hosted a business summit with the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, HE Samia Suluhu Hassan on May, 10th 2022 at Kampala Serena Hotel, Kampala Uganda. The  [ ... ]

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Tribute Message In Honor of The Late Peter Benders.
26 Apr 2022

    On behalf of the Board of Directors, Management, and staff at the PSFU, I want to express our most sincere sympathies to the family, colleagues at Xclusive Cuttings Uganda Ltd, and members of Uganda Flowers Exporters Association on the death  [ ... ]

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High Level Private Public Policy Dialogue on the status of East Africa Community integration on Investments and job creation
19 Apr 2022High Level Private Public Policy Dialogue on the status of East Africa Community integration on Investments and job creation

On Tuesday,19th, April 2022 PSFU through the Lead Firm Structure Project held a High-Level Private-Public Policy Dialogue on the status of East Africa Community integration on Investments and job creation under the theme: “The Status of East Africa [ ... ]

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PSFU Training of Trainers for Nucleus Farm Managers and Women & Youth Entrepreneurs at Orchids House Farm, Nakasongola.
13 Apr 2022PSFU Training of Trainers for Nucleus Farm Managers and Women & Youth Entrepreneurs at Orchids House Farm, Nakasongola.

Through a partnership between European Union & Private Sector Foundation Uganda, a Training of Trainers has been facilitated by the Promote the Supplementary Feeding (Suppl- F) Project under Private Sector Foundation Uganda, with the aim of equip [ ... ]

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Uganda Arts and Cultural Crafts Expo 2022.
05 Apr 2022

UACC EXPO-2022 is organised by National Arts and Cultural Crafts Association of Uganda (NACCAU) in partnership with MasterCard Foundation through Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) and Uganda Tourism Association (UTA). Other partners include th [ ... ]

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PSFU’s Spotlight Initiative Challenge Project winners launch Advertising Gender Based Violence Campaign
01 Apr 2022

Fireworks Advertising, one of the winners of the Spotlight Initiative Challenge Project under Private Sector Foundation Uganda launched the Fireworks Advertising Gender-Based Violence Campaign under the Theme “See the Unseen”, on the 1st of Apri [ ... ]

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PSFU closes a 3 months awareness and training programme on Trading Beyond EAC and COMESA. The programme Unlocking Uganda’s potential in the African Continental Free Trade Market.
29 Mar 2022

Kampala, Tuesday, 29th March 2022 - Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have concluded a 3 months awareness and training programme on Trading Beyond EAC and COMESA. The progra [ ... ]

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PSFU signs a Memoradum of Understanding with The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
23 Mar 2022

Kampala, Wednesday, 23rd March 2022 Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU), represented by Chairman, Hon. Dr. Elly Karuhanga and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), represented by Deepti Pant, signed a Memorandum  [ ... ]

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Enabel, EU & Private Sector Foundation Uganda launch work readiness initiative for graduates
22 Mar 2022

Kampala, Uganda - 21st March 2022 - A new initiative to make graduates more employable and facilitate their smooth transition to work has been launched in Kampala today.  

The programme funded by the European Union is jointly implemented by Enabel a [ ... ]

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PSFU trains 250 Enterprises Under The African Continental Free Trade Area
21 Mar 2022

PSFU in partnership with United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has kick-started the training of over 250 enterprises in the niche value chains in exporting through the African Continental Free Trade Area, considering gender considerations today,  [ ... ]

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PSFU Chief Executive Officer Hosts World Bank Country Manager Uganda
17 Mar 2022PSFU Chief Executive Officer Hosts World Bank Country Manager Uganda

Private Sector Foundation Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Asiimwe hosted the World Bank Country Manager for Uganda, Ms. Mukami Kariuki, and her team today at Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) head offices for an update meeting on the Competiti [ ... ]

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Grace Nshemeire Gwaku Appointed New PSFU Chief Operating Officer
14 Mar 2022Grace Nshemeire Gwaku Appointed New PSFU Chief Operating Officer

  We are pleased to announce the appointment of GRACE NSHEMEIRE -GWAKU as the CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER (COO) of Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) effective 1st March 2022 Grace enters the Foundation with over 18 years of experience in the p [ ... ]

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PSFU Hosts Private Sector Consultation Meeting on The Status of The Current Education And Sports Sector Policies.
10 Mar 2022

On 10th March 2022, Private Sector Foundation Uganda held a consultation meeting on the status of the current education and Sports Sector Policy at PSFU Head offices in the afternoon at the request of The Education Policy Review Commission who [ ... ]

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International Women's Day 2022 Celebrations
04 Mar 2022International Women's Day 2022 Celebrations

On the 4th of March 2022, Private Sector Foundation Uganda Through its Project Enhancing Lead Firm Structure for youth employment held a “Women’s Katale” in Luwero Kasana Sports ground in commemoration of International Women’s Day. The Women [ ... ]

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Launch of the Work Readiness Programme under the SG Plus Project
02 Mar 2022Launch of the Work Readiness Programme under the SG Plus Project

Private Sector Foundation through the SG Plus Project and Enabel Uganda as the implementing bodies have launched the Work Readiness Program (WRP) on 2nd March 2022 at Hotel Africana Kampala aimed at making Uganda’s business environment more conduci [ ... ]

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Petroleum Authority of Uganda, PSFU partner to train SMEs on opportunities in oil and gas sector
23 Feb 2022

Petroleum Authority Uganda (PAU) and Private Sector Foundation (PSFU) on Tuesday, 22 February 2022 signed a contract for the provision of business development training services in the oil and gas sector. This is part of the AfDB business linkages pr [ ... ]

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East African Business Council - Uganda Chapter elects new leadership
22 Feb 2022

22nd February, 2022, Kampala, Uganda. Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU), which is the National Focal Point of the EABC in Uganda, this morning facilitated the EABC Uganda Chapter Board elections. Members represented at the Chapter elections i [ ... ]

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Awareness Program on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)
22 Feb 2022

21st February 2022, Kampala, Uganda. PSFU in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Uganda commenced a Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop to create awareness on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and stren [ ... ]

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Consultancy Opportunity: To design, develop, deploy a Private Sector Corruption Reporting Facility
17 Feb 2022

Background Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU), ENABEL and the European Union (EU) have partnered to engage in public-private sector dialogue aimed at overcoming crucial bottlenecks to investment and private sector growth under the Sustainable  [ ... ]

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PSFU CEO Pays Courtesy Visit to Diamond Trust Bank
28 Jan 2022PSFU CEO Pays Courtesy Visit to Diamond Trust Bank

On Friday 28th of Jan 2022, our CEO, Stephen Asiimwe paid a courtesy visit to Diamond Trust Bank one of our long-standing members in the private sector. He held discussions with DTB’s CEO Mr. Varghese Thambi and Executive Director – Mbabazi. K E [ ... ]

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PSFU Participates In The Launch of Rising the Bar Vaccination Drive for Bar Staff and Handover of Items by Uganda Breweries Limited.
19 Jan 2022PSFU Participates In The Launch of  Rising the Bar Vaccination Drive for Bar Staff and Handover of Items by Uganda Breweries Limited.

Uganda Breweries Limited Launched "The raising of the Bar Vaccination Drive" on 19th January 2022 at Legends Sports Grounds, Bar & Restaurant at Lugogo. This initiative is aimed at preparing the population to safely return to business once gover [ ... ]

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Private Sector Foundation Partners with New Vision
18 Jan 2022Private Sector Foundation Partners with New Vision

Mr. Stephen Asiimwe, Chief Executive Officer- Private Sector Foundation Uganda, together with his team, Mr. Apollo Muyanja and Lorraine Nkoba representing Young Africa Works program under PSFU met with Chief Executive Officer of New Vision, Mr. Don W [ ... ]

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