UDC at Rwenzori Investment Expo -RIEX at the Mountains of the Moon University, Fort Portal, Uganda
Following an invitation from Operation Wealth Creation, and being one of the focal public agencies within the Uganda Development Forum framework, UDC participated in the 2 days (30th to 31st January 2020) Rwenzori Investment Expo-RIEX that was organized by OWC and UIA and hosted by the Mountains of the Moon University in Fort Portal, Kabarole district.
The expo which was held under the theme “Investment for Local Economic Development” and in line with the strategic objectives of development programs and interventions e.g. the Presidential Initiative for the Agro-Industrialization for Local Economic Development (Agri-LED) aimed at;
- Providing a platform onto which prospective investment partners (both local and foreign) could engage with the respective mandated government agencies and authorities (e.g. UIA, UDB, UDC, Kabarole DLG) in order to explore the prospects to undertake (solely or in partnership) bankable investment projects in the target sub region with focus being on identified priority sectors i.e.; -Agriculture and Agro-Processing; Mining and Minerals Beneficiation; Service Industry, Tourism and Infrastructure Development.
- Promote private to private investment business interactions aimed at promoting private sector led exploitation of the available investment opportunities in the greater Rwenzori sub region.