Farm Inputs Care Centre Ltd (FICA Seeds) is a Winner of the 2019 Uganda Responsible Investment Award (URI Award) held on 22nd November 2019 at Imperial Royale Hotel Kampala during a High Level Uganda Responsible Investment Summit and Award Ceremony presided over by H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni President of the Republic of Uganda and Hon Evelyn Anite Minister of State for Privatisation and Investment. The 2019 Uganda Responsible Investment Summit and Award Ceremony was organised by Public Opinions and Office of the Minister of State for Privatisation and Investment. The award is offered to Companies and organisations which promote and uphold International Best Standards and Practices and have made tremendous contributions towards attainment of Uganda Vision 2040 and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.FICA Seeds was awarded for Producing and Supplying High Quality Seeds in Uganda and East Africa Africa.
Farm Inputs Care Centre Ltd (FICA Seeds) was incorporated in Uganda in 1999 and established a seed business in 2001. The company’s portfolio includes a diverse set of field crop and vegetable seeds, both open-pollinated varieties and hybrids. Hybrid maize, dry beans and cowpeas are the company’s main crops in the region, and smallholder farmers are its main clientele.
FICA Seeds is ranked the Most Responsible Seeds Company in Uganda by Public Opinions International.The company as grown from scratch and its now has a networth of 19 Billion shillings.
The company ranks first in Seed Production, where in addition to engaging and contracting smallholder farmers, it produces and distributes foundation seed to local seed companies to meet demand. A respectable score in Research & Development is reflective of significant collaborations in research and the investment of company resources in training plant breeders. Similarly, in Governance & Strategy, FICA Seeds demonstrates a varied use of resources and commitments relating to the specific needs of smallholders. In Capacity Building, the company’s programs are limited in scope and do not pay significant attention to the development of women smallholder farmers; and in Genetic Resources, positions and activities related to the conservation and use of genetic resources are not significantly disclosed.
FICA Seed Ltd
AboutFICA Seed Ltd
Contact Person: Mr. NarcisTumushabe
Telephone:+256 772 980233