Annual Bankers Conference 2019

THEME: De-Risking Financing and Investment in Agriculture To Promote Decent Youth Employment and Inclusive growth

Cohosted by Uganda Bankers Association and Bank of Uganda



Uganda Bankers' Association (UBA) is an umbrella body for financial institutions licensed and supervised by the Central Bank of Uganda. UBA was established in 1981 and is currently made up of 33 Financial Institutions comprising 24 Commercial Banks, Uganda Development Bank, East African Development Bank, and 8 Tier 2 &3 Financial Institutions.

UBA Vision: A strong, vibrant and respected financial services industry in the East African region

UBA Mission: To promote a sound banking environment through research and innovation, advocacy, good governance and best practice.


De-Risking Financing and Investment in Agriculture To Promote Decent Youth Employment and Inclusive growth


Kampala Serena Conference Center, Victoria Hall, Kampala Uganda

Event Day

16th July 2019


Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda
Prime Minister, Republic of Uganda

Mr. Patrick Mweheire
Chairman Uganda Bankers Association, CEO Stanbic Bank Uganda

Raghav Prasad
Division President, Sub-Saharan Africa, Mastercard

Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile
Governor, Bank of Uganda

Ms. Marianne Schoemaker
Managing Director, Rabo Partnerships

Dr. Adam Mugume
Executive Director Research, Bank of Uganda

Mr. Moses Kaggwa
Executive Director Econ. Affairs, MOFPED

Mr. Pius Wakabi
Permanent Secretary Commissioner, Ministry of Agriculture.

Mr. Thomas Kamphuis
Country Director Nile Breweries Limited

Mrs. Esther Muiruri
Equity Bank: The Agric Revolution in Kenya

Ms.Rashmi Pillai
Executive Director, FsdUganda

Prof. Julius Kiiza

Mr. Jared Osoro
Director Of Research And Policy, KBA

Mr. Mathias Katamba
CEO, dfcu Bank

Mr. Samuel Kirubi
CEO, Equity Bank

Mr. Fabian Kasi
MD Centenary Bank

Mr. Paul Kavuma
CEO, Uganda Insurers Association-Agriculture Insurance Consortium

Anneke Elisabeth de Feijter
The Executive Director, Agribusiness Development Centre

Mr. Stephen Muhangi
Financial Services Advisor for DYNAMIC

Mrs. Josephine Mukumbya
Group CEO, Agricultural Business Initiative

Mr. Stephen Waiswa

Mrs. Patricia Adongo Ojangole
MD, Uganda Development Bank

Mr. Robert Kabushenga
CEO/MD, Vision Group

Mrs. Victoria Sekitoleko
Agribusiness Alliance/Agric Finance Platform Resource

Mr. Adolfo Cires Alonso
Programme Manager, Finance, Agribusiness & Land European Union Delegation to the Republic of Uganda


The conference aims to facilitate a focused discussion among key players & stakeholders around making financing of Agriculture attractive to financial service providers