Standards: Responsible sector

In Uganda, the horticultural sector will stop exports to Europe as a precautionary measure to improve traceability to comply with European standards; and to carry out an evaluation of its agricultural companies. The cost of these measures is an estimated €63 million. Agricultural exports from Kampala to Europe are around €731 million.

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU). CTA operates under the framework of the Cotonou Agreement and is funded by the EU.